View Amendment Current Amendment: 15a to Bill 4100

Rep. RUTHERFORD proposes the following Amendment No. to H.4100 as Passed By The House

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EXPLANATION: Direct the Lottery Commission to establish a public outreach and cash prize program to encourage Covid-19 vaccinations.

Amend the bill, as and if amended, Part IB, Section 3, LOTTERY EXPENDITURE ACCOUNT, page 339, after line 11, by adding an appropriately numbered proviso to read:

/(LEA: Vaccine Cash Prize Program) The Lottery Commission shall spend up to $2,000,000 to create a public outreach and cash prize program in order to allow South Carolinians who receive at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine to enter themselves into the program and be eligible to win a cash prize. The commission is directed to develop and implement guidelines, criteria, and logistics and shall work in conjunction with the Department of Health and Environmental Control to properly implement the program and to verify vaccination records. Those who are ineligible to participate in the South Carolina Education Lottery shall also be ineligible for this program. The purpose of the program shall be to incentivize citizens and increase awareness of the availability and effectiveness of the COVID-19 vaccines./

Amend totals and titles to conform.