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S*1035 (Rat #0234, Act #0210 of 2016) General Bill, By Cleary and Hutto
Summary: SC Telemedicine Act
    AN ACT TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA TELEMEDICINE ACT" BY ADDING SECTION 40-47-37 SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE PRACTICE OF TELEMEDICINE AND TO ESTABLISH REQUIREMENTS RELATED TO THE PRACTICE OF TELEMEDICINE; TO AMEND SECTION 40-47-20, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS OF TERMS USED IN CHAPTER 47, TITLE 40, SO AS TO DEFINE "TELEMEDICINE"; TO AMEND SECTION 40-47-113, RELATING TO THE REQUIREMENT OF A PHYSICIAN-PATIENT RELATIONSHIP BEFORE PRESCRIBING MEDICATION FOR A PATIENT, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE PRESCRIPTION OF MEDICATION AS PART OF THE PRACTICE OF TELEMEDICINE AND TO ESTABLISH LIMITATIONS. - ratified title
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01/28/16Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 3)
01/28/16Senate Referred to Committee on Medical Affairs (Senate Journal-page 3)
02/23/16Senate Committee report: Favorable with amendment Medical Affairs (Senate Journal-page 9)
02/24/16 Scrivener's error corrected
02/24/16Senate Committee Amendment Adopted (Senate Journal-page 31)
02/25/16 Scrivener's error corrected
03/02/16Senate Amended (Senate Journal-page 11)
03/02/16Senate Read second time (Senate Journal-page 11)
03/02/16Senate Roll call Ayes-37 Nays-0 (Senate Journal-page 11)
03/03/16Senate Read third time and sent to House (Senate Journal-page 11)
03/03/16 Scrivener's error corrected
03/08/16House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 9)
03/08/16House Referred to Committee on Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs (House Journal-page 9)
04/28/16House Committee report: Favorable with amendment Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs (House Journal-page 2)
05/03/16House Requests for debate-Rep(s). Delleney, Bedingfield, Hamilton, GR Smith, Atwater, Toole, Hoitt, Simrill, Spires, Norman, Newton, DC Moss, Yow (House Journal-page 21)
05/04/16House Amended (House Journal-page 28)
05/04/16House Read second time (House Journal-page 28)
05/04/16House Roll call Yeas-111 Nays-0 (House Journal-page 43)
05/05/16 Scrivener's error corrected
05/05/16House Read third time and returned to Senate with amendments (House Journal-page 147)
05/25/16Senate Concurred in House amendment and enrolled (Senate Journal-page 13)
06/02/16 Ratified R 234
06/03/16 Signed By Governor
06/09/16 Effective date 06/03/16
06/09/16 Act No. 210



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