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S*0176 (Rat #0101, Act #0072 of 2015) General Bill, By Alexander
Summary: Cremation
    AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 44-63-74, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO ELECTRONIC FILING AND TRANSMISSION OF DEATH CERTIFICATES, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR RESPONSIBILITIES OF PHYSICIANS, FUNERAL HOMES, AND FUNERAL DIRECTORS AND TO ESTABLISH PENALTIES FOR NONCOMPLIANCE; TO AMEND SECTION 32-8-325, RELATING TO PREREQUISITES BEFORE CREMATING HUMAN REMAINS, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE USE OF ELECTRONICALLY FILED DEATH CERTIFICATES TO MEET CERTAIN PREREQUISITES; AND TO AMEND SECTION 32-8-340, RELATING TO THE TIME THAT MUST ELAPSE BEFORE CREMATING HUMAN REMAINS, SO AS TO ALLOW USE OF INFORMATION PROVIDED ON ELECTRONICALLY FILED DEATH CERTIFICATES TO CALCULATE THE TIME OF DEATH. - ratified title
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12/10/14Senate Prefiled
12/10/14Senate Referred to Committee on Medical Affairs
01/13/15Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 116)
01/13/15Senate Referred to Committee on Medical Affairs (Senate Journal-page 116)
04/21/15Senate Committee report: Favorable with amendment Medical Affairs (Senate Journal-page 25)
04/22/15 Scrivener's error corrected
04/23/15Senate Committee Amendment Adopted (Senate Journal-page 24)
04/23/15Senate Read second time (Senate Journal-page 24)
04/23/15Senate Roll call Ayes-42 Nays-0 (Senate Journal-page 24)
04/24/15 Scrivener's error corrected
04/28/15Senate Read third time and sent to House (Senate Journal-page 13)
04/28/15House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 144)
04/28/15House Referred to Committee on Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs (House Journal-page 144)
05/28/15House Committee report: Favorable with amendment Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs (House Journal-page 4)
06/03/15House Amended (House Journal-page 14)
06/03/15House Read second time (House Journal-page 14)
06/03/15House Roll call Yeas-84 Nays-0 (House Journal-page 16)
06/04/15House Returned to Senate with amendments (House Journal-page 6)
06/04/15Senate Concurred in House amendment and enrolled (Senate Journal-page 79)
06/04/15Senate Roll call Ayes-37 Nays-0 (Senate Journal-page 79)
06/04/15 Ratified R 101
06/08/15 Signed By Governor
06/17/15 Effective date 01/01/16
06/18/15 Act No. 72



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