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H 3083 General Bill, By Huggins, Kennedy, Clary, Corley, Weeks, Whipper and Gilliard
Summary: S.C. Overdose Prevention Act
    A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, SO AS TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA OVERDOSE PREVENTION ACT" BY ADDING CHAPTER 130 TO TITLE 44 SO AS TO PROVIDE CERTAIN PROFESSIONALS AND OTHER INDIVIDUALS PROTECTION FROM CIVIL AND CRIMINAL LIABILITY AND PROFESSIONAL DISCIPLINE FOR PRESCRIBING, DISPENSING, OR ADMINISTERING AN OPIOID ANTIDOTE TO INDIVIDUALS AT RISK OF AN OPIOID OVERDOSE, TO REQUIRE PROVISION OF INSTRUCTIONAL INFORMATION TO NONHEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS ADMINISTERING OPIOID ANTIDOTES AND DOCUMENTATION OF RECEIPT OF THE INSTRUCTION, TO PROVIDE FOR FUNDING AND FOR GRANTS TO ORGANIZATIONS TO SUPPORT OPIOID OVERDOSE PREVENTION AND AWARENESS PROJECTS, TO CLARIFY THAT THE PROVISIONS OF THE CHAPTER DO NOT RELIEVE LAW ENFORCEMENT AND EMERGENCY RESPONDERS OF THEIR LEGAL RESPONSIBILITIES TO RESPOND TO MEDICAL EMERGENCIES AND CRIMINAL CONDUCT, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.
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12/11/14House Prefiled
12/11/14House Referred to Committee on Judiciary
01/13/15House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 89)
01/13/15House Referred to Committee on Judiciary (House Journal-page 89)
02/10/15House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Kennedy, Clary
03/03/15House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Corley
04/22/15House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Weeks, Whipper
04/22/15House Committee report: Favorable with amendment Judiciary (House Journal-page 7)
04/28/15House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Gilliard
04/28/15House Amended (House Journal-page 44)
04/28/15House Read second time (House Journal-page 44)
04/28/15House Roll call Yeas-91 Nays-0 (House Journal-page 47)
04/29/15House Read third time and sent to Senate (House Journal-page 10)
04/29/15Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 6)
04/29/15Senate Referred to Committee on Medical Affairs (Senate Journal-page 6)
05/05/15 Scrivener's error corrected
05/21/15Senate Committee report: Favorable Medical Affairs



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