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S*0117 (Rat #0045, Act #0039 of 2013) General Bill, By Hayes, Courson, O'Dell, Verdin and Ford
Similar (H 3366)
Summary: Adult Heathcare Consent Act
    AN ACT TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 44-66-75 SO AS TO REQUIRE A HEALTH CARE PROVIDER TO GIVE A PATIENT AN OPPORTUNITY TO ALLOW DISCLOSURE OF CERTAIN INFORMATION TO DESIGNATED FAMILY MEMBERS AND OTHER INDIVIDUALS AND TO AUTHORIZE THE INVOLVEMENT OF THESE FAMILY MEMBERS AND OTHER INDIVIDUALS IN THE TREATMENT OF THE PATIENT; TO SPECIFY THE CONTENTS OF THE AUTHORIZATION; TO PROVIDE CIVIL AND CRIMINAL IMMUNITY FOR GOOD FAITH DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION; AND TO AMEND SECTION 44-66-20, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS IN THE ADULT HEALTH CARE CONSENT ACT, SO AS TO DEFINE "PATIENT" AND "TREATMENT" AND TO AMEND OTHER DEFINITIONS. - ratified title
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12/18/12Senate Prefiled
12/18/12Senate Referred to Committee on Medical Affairs
01/08/13Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 79)
01/08/13Senate Referred to Committee on Medical Affairs (Senate Journal-page 79)
03/21/13Senate Committee report: Favorable with amendment Medical Affairs (Senate Journal-page 17)
03/22/13 Scrivener's error corrected
04/09/13Senate Committee Amendment Adopted (Senate Journal-page 46)
04/10/13 Scrivener's error corrected
04/10/13Senate Read second time (Senate Journal-page 33)
04/10/13Senate Roll call Ayes-43 Nays-0 (Senate Journal-page 33)
04/11/13Senate Read third time and sent to House (Senate Journal-page 11)
04/11/13House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 72)
04/11/13House Referred to Committee on Judiciary (House Journal-page 72)
04/23/13House Recalled from Committee on Judiciary (House Journal-page 108)
04/23/13House Referred to Committee on Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs (House Journal-page 108)
05/22/13House Committee report: Favorable Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs (House Journal-page 45)
05/28/13House Read second time (House Journal-page 17)
05/28/13House Roll call Yeas-76 Nays-32 (House Journal-page 17)
05/29/13House Read third time and enrolled (House Journal-page 7)
06/04/13 Ratified R 45
06/07/13 Signed By Governor
06/18/13 Effective date 01/01/14
06/18/13 Act No. 39



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