§ 59-150-10 Short title
§ 59-150-20 Definitions
§ 59-150-30 Lottery Commission created; management performance audit
§ 59-150-40 Commission board; member requirements; appointment; terms; quorum; functions and procedure; general membership restrictions
§ 59-150-50 Duties of the board
§ 59-150-60 Powers of the commission
§ 59-150-70 Temporary regulations; initial availability of tickets; alternate use for nonwinning tickets
§ 59-150-75 Authority to enter agreements for sale of multi-state lottery products; sale of tickets and products
§ 59-150-80 Executive director; internal auditor
§ 59-150-90 Executive director, duties, and powers; prohibited campaign activities
§ 59-150-100 Commission employees; personnel program and compensation; conflicting financial interests; background investigation; criminal record of applicants; bond requirement
§ 59-150-110 Lottery Retailer Advisory Board
§ 59-150-120 Assistance to small and minority businesses; annual report
§ 59-150-130 Lottery vendors; background investigation; disclosure; vendor noncompliance; criminal record; restrictions; contingency contracts
§ 59-150-140 Lottery vendor performance bond; residency; public official ownership interest; resident vendor preference
§ 59-150-150 Lottery retailers; statewide network; criteria for selection; criminal background investigation
§ 59-150-160 Transfer of lottery retailer contract; lottery goods and services contracts and ticket sales restrictions
§ 59-150-165 State and national criminal background investigation
§ 59-150-170 Fidelity fund; reserve account; lottery retailer bond; deposit of securities with commission
§ 59-150-180 Lottery retail contract; cancellation, suspension, revocation, termination; hearing; appeal bond
§ 59-150-190 Lottery ticket sale proceeds; retailer fiduciary duty; retailer deposit; commission priority; retailer payment
§ 59-150-200 Lottery retailer rental payments
§ 59-150-210 Sales restrictions
§ 59-150-220 Instant tickets; theft, loss, or damage
§ 59-150-230 Lottery prizes
§ 59-150-240 Freedom of Information Act; investigative, supervisory, and reporting duties of the commission
§ 59-150-250 Lottery ticket or share; sale to a minor; purchase by a minor; accepting lottery prize while incarcerated
§ 59-150-260 Falsely making, altering, forging, uttering, passing, or counterfeiting of lottery ticket; influencing the winning of a lottery prize through coercion, fraud, deception, or tampering; ineligible for prize or employment
§ 59-150-270 False statements to commission, false entries in records
§ 59-150-280 Agreements with law enforcement or regulatory agencies; confidentiality of investigative records
§ 59-150-290 Compliance with Consolidated Procurement Code
§ 59-150-300 Review board actions
§ 59-150-310 Spending power of commission; self-funded and self-sustaining; lease, purchase, procurement
§ 59-150-320 Lottery finances
§ 59-150-325 Education Lottery Oversight Committee
§ 59-150-330 Set off of certain debts against prizes; definitions; remedies
§ 59-150-340 Education Lottery Account
§ 59-150-350 Education Lottery Account management
§ 59-150-355 Education lottery appropriations and uses
§ 59-150-356 Use of Education Lottery funds for technology
§ 59-150-360 Tuition assistance to attend state technical college or public two-year institution; eligibility; county funding for technical colleges
§ 59-150-370 HOPE Scholarships; eligibility; administration; reporting requirement
§ 59-150-375 Scholarships for visual or hearing impaired or multi-handicapped students
§ 59-150-380 Educational Lottery Teaching Scholarship Grants Program
§ 59-150-390 Primary and secondary technology funding
§ 59-150-400 Conspiracy defined; penalty
§ 59-150-410 Enforcement

Terms Used In South Carolina Code > Title 59 > Chapter 150

  • Administrative expenses: means operating expenses, excluding amounts set aside for prizes, regardless of whether the prizes are claimed, and excluding amounts held as a fidelity fund pursuant to Section 59-150-170. See South Carolina Code 59-150-20
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Bankruptcy: Refers to statutes and judicial proceedings involving persons or businesses that cannot pay their debts and seek the assistance of the court in getting a fresh start. Under the protection of the bankruptcy court, debtors may discharge their debts, perhaps by paying a portion of each debt. Bankruptcy judges preside over these proceedings.
  • Board: means the Board of Commissioners of the South Carolina Lottery Commission. See South Carolina Code 59-150-20
  • casino gambling: means a location or business for the purpose of conducting unlawful gambling activities, but excluding the sale and purchase of lottery game tickets or shares; and "pari-mutuel betting" means a method or system of wagering on actual races including races involving horses or dogs at tracks and the distribution of winnings by pools. See South Carolina Code 59-150-20
  • Commission: means the South Carolina Lottery Commission. See South Carolina Code 59-150-20
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Department: means the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources unless otherwise stated. See South Carolina Code 50-5-15
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Educational purposes and programs: means educational expenses and scholarships as defined in Section 59-150-350(D). See South Carolina Code 59-150-20
  • Electronic funds transfer: The transfer of money between accounts by consumer electronic systems-such as automated teller machines (ATMs) and electronic payment of bills-rather than by check or cash. (Wire transfers, checks, drafts, and paper instruments do not fall into this category.) Source: OCC
  • Entitlement: A Federal program or provision of law that requires payments to any person or unit of government that meets the eligibility criteria established by law. Entitlements constitute a binding obligation on the part of the Federal Government, and eligible recipients have legal recourse if the obligation is not fulfilled. Social Security and veterans' compensation and pensions are examples of entitlement programs.
  • Escrow: Money given to a third party to be held for payment until certain conditions are met.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Executive director: means the Executive Director of the South Carolina Lottery Commission or his designee. See South Carolina Code 59-150-20
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • Fish: means finfish, shellfish including mollusks, crustaceans, horseshoe crabs, whelks (conchs), turtles, and terrapin or products thereof. See South Carolina Code 50-5-15
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Freedom of Information Act: A federal law that mandates that all the records created and kept by federal agencies in the executive branch of government must be open for public inspection and copying. The only exceptions are those records that fall into one of nine exempted categories listed in the statute. Source: OCC
  • Garnishment: Generally, garnishment is a court proceeding in which a creditor asks a court to order a third party who owes money to the debtor or otherwise holds assets belonging to the debtor to turn over to the creditor any of the debtor
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • Immediate family: means a person who is:

    (a) a spouse;

    (b) a child residing in the same household; or

    (c) claimed as a dependent for income tax purposes. See South Carolina Code 59-150-20
  • Intangible property: Property that has no intrinsic value, but is merely the evidence of value such as stock certificates, bonds, and promissory notes.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • lottery games: means a game of chance approved by the General Assembly and operated pursuant to this chapter including, but not limited to, the lottery game categories of instant tickets, on-line lottery games and drawing numbers but excluding keno, pari- mutuel betting, and casino gambling as defined in this section. See South Carolina Code 59-150-20
  • Lottery retailer: means a person who sells lottery game tickets or shares on behalf of the South Carolina Lottery Commission pursuant to a contract. See South Carolina Code 59-150-20
  • Lottery vendor: means a person who provides or proposes to provide goods or services to the South Carolina Lottery Commission pursuant to a procurement contract, but does not include an employee of the commission, a lottery retailer, or a state agency or instrumentality of the State. See South Carolina Code 59-150-20
  • members: means a Commissioner or Commissioners of the Board of the South Carolina Lottery Commission. See South Carolina Code 59-150-20
  • Minority business: means a business which meets the definition of a socially and economically disadvantaged small business as described in Article 21, Chapter 35, Title 11, specifically a small business concern which:

    (a) is at least fifty-one percent owned by one or more citizens of the United States who are determined to be socially and economically disadvantaged;

    (b) in the case of a concern which is a corporation, at least fifty-one percent of all classes of voting stock of such corporation is owned by an individual determined to be socially and economically disadvantaged; or

    (c) in the case of a concern which is a partnership, at least fifty-one percent of the partnership interest is owned by an individual or individuals determined to be socially and economically disadvantaged or whose management and daily business operations are controlled by individuals determined to be socially and economically disadvantaged. See South Carolina Code 59-150-20
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • Net proceeds: means all revenue derived from the sale of lottery game tickets or shares and all other monies derived from the lottery games, less operating expenses and prizes. See South Carolina Code 59-150-20
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Operate: means to navigate, steer, drive, or be in control. See South Carolina Code 50-21-10
  • Operating expenses: means all costs of doing business including, but not limited to, prizes, commissions, and other compensation paid to a lottery retailer, advertising and marketing costs, rental fees, personnel costs, capital costs, depreciation of property and equipment, funds for compulsive gambling education and treatment, amounts held in or paid from a fidelity fund pursuant to Section 59-150-170, and other operating costs. See South Carolina Code 59-150-20
  • Operator: means the person who operates or has charge or command of the navigation or use of a vessel or watercraft. See South Carolina Code 50-21-10
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • Owner: means a person, other than a lienholder, who claims lawful possession of a vessel or outboard motor by virtue of legal title or equitable interest in it which entitled him to possession. See South Carolina Code 50-21-10
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Person: means an individual, a partnership, a firm, a corporation, an association, or other legal entity. See South Carolina Code 50-21-10
  • Person: means an individual, corporation, partnership, unincorporated association, or other legal entity. See South Carolina Code 59-150-20
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Plea: In a criminal case, the defendant's statement pleading "guilty" or "not guilty" in answer to the charges, a declaration made in open court.
  • Prize: means an award, gift, or anything of value regardless of whether there are conditions or restrictions attached to its receipt. See South Carolina Code 59-150-20
  • Proceeds: means all lottery revenue derived from the sale of lottery game tickets or shares and all other monies derived from the lottery or received by the commission. See South Carolina Code 59-150-20
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • Remand: When an appellate court sends a case back to a lower court for further proceedings.
  • Serial number: means the identifying manufacturer's number affixed to a watercraft before November 2, 1972, and to outboard motors before, on, and after that date. See South Carolina Code 50-21-10
  • Share: means an intangible interest in a lottery ticket, by way of assignment, contractual participation, or other claim or right. See South Carolina Code 59-150-20
  • Take: means to harass intentionally, hunt, capture, gather, harvest, remove, catch, wound, or kill or attempt to harass, hunt, capture, gather, harvest, remove, catch, wound, or kill. See South Carolina Code 50-5-15
  • Ticket: means tangible evidence issued by the South Carolina Lottery Commission to provide participation in a lottery game. See South Carolina Code 59-150-20
  • Tort: A civil wrong or breach of a duty to another person, as outlined by law. A very common tort is negligent operation of a motor vehicle that results in property damage and personal injury in an automobile accident.
  • Trap: is a n enclosed device used for taking fish, constructed to facilitate entry but prohibit or restrict exit of fish and is also called "pot". See South Carolina Code 50-5-15
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • Use: means operate, navigate, or employ. See South Carolina Code 50-21-10
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.