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H*4957 (Rat #0226) General Bill, By Hiott, Erickson, G.M. Smith, Hayes, McGinnis, Rose, Elliott, Alexander, Schuessler, Calhoon, M.M. Smith, Davis, T. Moore, B. Newton, Neese, Oremus, Hixon, Taylor, Guest, Sessions, Guffey, Ballentine, Pope, Willis, Bannister, Kirby, Henegan, Hartnett, Williams, Gilliard and Rivers
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Summary: Intercollegiate athlete name, image, and likeness compensation
    AN ACT TO AMEND THE SOUTH CAROLINA CODE OF LAWS BY AMENDING SECTION 59-158-10, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS CONCERNING INTERCOLLEGIATE ATHLETES' COMPENSATION FOR NAME, IMAGE, AND LIKENESS, SO AS TO REVISE SEVERAL DEFINITIONS; BY AMENDING SECTION 59-158-20, RELATING TO THE AUTHORIZATION OF COMPENSATION FOR USE OF AN INTERCOLLEGIATE ATHLETE'S NAME, IMAGE, AND LIKENESS, SO AS TO DELETE EXISTING LANGUAGE AND PROVIDE INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER LEARNING AND CERTAIN AGENTS OF THE INSTITUTIONS MAY ENGAGE IN CERTAIN ACTIONS THAT MAY ENABLE INTERCOLLEGIATE ATHLETES TO EARN COMPENSATION FOR USE OF THE NAME, IMAGE, AND LIKENESS OF THE ATHLETE, AMONG OTHER THINGS; BY AMENDING SECTION 59-158-30, RELATING TO THE EFFECTS OF NAME, IMAGE, AND LIKENESS COMPENSATION ON GRANT-IN-AID OR ATHLETIC ELIGIBILITY, SO AS TO DELETE EXISTING LANGUAGE AND PROVIDE NAME, IMAGE, AND LIKENESS CONTRACTS MAY NOT EXTEND BEYOND THE INTERCOLLEGIATE ATHLETE'S ELIGIBILITY TO PARTICIPATE IN AN INTERCOLLEGIATE ATHLETICS PROGRAM AT AN INSTITUTION OF HIGHER LEARNING; BY AMENDING SECTION 59-158-40, RELATING TO ALLOWED AND PROHIBITED ACTIONS CONCERNING INTERCOLLEGIATE ATHLETES' NAME, IMAGE, AND LIKENESS-RELATED MATTERS, SO AS TO PROVIDE LIMITATIONS ON LIABILITY FOR INSTITUTION OF HIGHER LEARNING EMPLOYEES FOR DAMAGES RESULTING FROM CERTAIN ROUTINE DECISIONS MADE IN INTERCOLLEGIATE ATHLETICS, AND TO PROHIBIT CERTAIN CONDUCT BY ATHLETIC ASSOCIATIONS, ATHLETIC CONFERENCES, OR OTHER GROUPS WITH AUTHORITY OVER INTERCOLLEGIATE ATHLETIC PROGRAMS AT PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER LEARNING, AMONG OTHER THINGS; BY AMENDING SECTION 59-158-50, RELATING TO GOOD ACADEMIC STANDING REQUIRED FOR PARTICIPATION IN NAME, IMAGE, AND LIKENESS ACTIVITIES, SO AS TO DELETE EXISTING PROVISIONS AND PROVIDE CERTAIN MATTERS CONCERNING NAME, IMAGE, AND LIKENESS AGREEMENTS MAY NOT BE CONSIDERED PUBLIC RECORDS SUBJECT TO AN EXCEPTION AND MAY NOT BE DISCLOSED TO CERTAIN ENTITIES; BY AMENDING SECTION 59-158-60, RELATING TO DISCLOSURE OF NAME, IMAGE, AND LIKENESS CONTRACTS AND THIRD-PARTY ADMINISTRATORS, SO AS TO DELETE EXISTING LANGUAGE AND PROVIDE FOR THE RESOLUTION OF CONFLICTS BETWEEN CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF THIS ACT AND PROVISIONS IN THE UNIFORM ATHLETE AGENTS ACT, AND TO PROVIDE ATHLETE AGENTS SHALL COMPLY WITH CERTAIN FEDERAL REQUIREMENTS; BY AMENDING SECTION 59-102-20, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS IN THE UNIFORM ATHLETE AGENTS ACT, SO AS TO REVISE THE DEFINITION OF "ATHLETE AGENT" TO EXEMPT INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER LEARNING; BY AMENDING SECTION 59-102-100, RELATING TO AGENCY CONTRACTS, SO AS TO REVISE COMPENSATION PROVISIONS; BY REPEALING SECTION 59-158-70 RELATING TO DISCLOSURES AND LIMITATIONS IN NAME, IMAGE, AND LIKENESS CONTRACTS AND REVOCATION PERIODS FOR SUCH CONTRACTS; AND BY REPEALING SECTION 59-158-80 RELATING TO GOVERNING LAW AND FEDERAL COMPLIANCE CONTRACTS. - RATIFIED TITLE
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01/25/24House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 46)
01/25/24House Referred to Committee on Education and Public Works (House Journal-page 46)
02/01/24House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Elliott, Alexander
02/07/24House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Schuessler
02/07/24House Committee report: Favorable Education and Public Works (House Journal-page 2)
02/07/24House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Calhoon, M.M.Smith, Davis, T.Moore, B.Newton, Neese, Oremus, Hixon, Taylor
02/08/24House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Guest, Sessions, Guffey, Ballentine
02/08/24 Scrivener's error corrected
02/08/24House Debate adjourned until Tues. 2-13-24 (House Journal-page 10)
02/08/24House Requests for debate-Rep(s). Hiott, Taylor, B. Newton, Felder, McCravy, Carter, Pope, Guffey, Sessions, Nutt, Hayes, B.L. Cox, M.M. Smith, Hixon, Blackwell, Oremus, Forrest, Hart, Robbins, Gilliam, Haddon, Sandifer, Vaughan (House Journal-page 10)
02/13/24House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Pope, Willis, Bannister
02/14/24House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Kirby, Henegan, Hartnett, Williams, Gilliard, Rivers
02/14/24House Read second time (House Journal-page 20)
02/14/24House Roll call Yeas-113 Nays-0 (House Journal-page 22)
02/15/24House Read third time and sent to Senate (House Journal-page 28)
02/15/24Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 5)
02/15/24Senate Referred to Committee on Education (Senate Journal-page 5)
02/28/24Senate Committee report: Favorable with amendment Education (Senate Journal-page 20)
03/01/24 Scrivener's error corrected
04/22/24 Scrivener's error corrected
04/25/24Senate Committee Amendment Adopted (Senate Journal-page 20)
04/25/24Senate Amended (Senate Journal-page 20)
04/25/24Senate Read second time (Senate Journal-page 20)
05/01/24 Scrivener's error corrected
05/07/24Senate Amended (Senate Journal-page 29)
05/08/24 Scrivener's error corrected
05/08/24Senate Amended (Senate Journal-page 40)
05/08/24Senate Read third time and returned to House with amendments (Senate Journal-page 40)
05/08/24Senate Roll call Ayes-26 Nays-16 (Senate Journal-page 40)
05/09/24House Concurred in Senate amendment and enrolled (House Journal-page 16)
05/09/24House Roll call Yeas-98 Nays-0 (House Journal-page 18)
05/15/24 Ratified R 226
05/21/24 Signed By Governor



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