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S*0345 (Rat #0203) General Bill, By Davis, McElveen, Scott and Fanning
Similar (H 3772)
Summary: Nursing professionals
    AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 40-33-20, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS IN THE NURSE PRACTICE ACT, SO AS TO REVISE THESE DEFINITIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 40-33-34, RELATING TO REQUIREMENTS FOR THE PERFORMANCE OF MEDICAL ACTS, QUALIFICATIONS FOR LICENSURE, AND SCOPE AND STANDARDS OF PRACTICE CONCERNING ADVANCED PRACTICE REGISTERED NURSES, SO AS TO REVISE THESE REQUIREMENTS, TO ALLOW THE PERFORMANCE OF CERTAIN ADDITIONAL MEDICAL ACTS, TO REVISE THE PRESCRIPTIVE AUTHORITY OF CERTAIN ADVANCED PRACTICE REGISTERED NURSES WITH RESPECT TO CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES AND NARCOTICS, AND TO DEFINE NECESSARY TERMS, AMONG OTHER THINGS; TO AMEND SECTION 40-33-110, RELATING TO GROUNDS FOR DISCIPLINE UNDER THE NURSE PRACTICE ACT, SO AS TO INCLUDE ENGAGING IN PRACTICE AS A NURSE PRACTITIONER, CLINICAL NURSE SPECIALIST, OR CERTIFIED NURSE-MIDWIFE WITHOUT A COMPLIANT PRACTICE AGREEMENT, FAILING TO COMPLY WITH SUCH A PRACTICE AGREEMENT, AND KNOWINGLY HOLDING ONESELF TO BE MISREPRESENTED AS A PHYSICIAN; TO AMEND SECTION 40-47-20, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS CONCERNING THE BOARD OF MEDICAL EXAMINERS, SO AS TO REVISE SEVERAL DEFINITIONS AFFECTING THE SCOPE OF PRACTICE OF CERTAIN LICENSEES OF THE NURSING BOARD; TO AMEND SECTION 40-47-110, RELATING TO GROUNDS FOR DISCIPLINE CONCERNING LICENSEES OF THE BOARD OF MEDICAL EXAMINERS, SO AS TO INCLUDE ENGAGING IN PRACTICE WITH A NURSE PRACTITIONER, CLINICAL NURSE SPECIALIST, OR CERTIFIED NURSE-MIDWIFE WITHOUT A COMPLIANT PRACTICE AGREEMENT OR FAILING TO COMPLY WITH SUCH A PRACTICE AGREEMENT; TO AMEND SECTION 40-47-195, RELATING TO PHYSICIANS SUPERVISING MEDICAL ACTS, SO AS TO PROVIDE LICENSURE QUALIFICATIONS AND PRACTICE AGREEMENT REQUIREMENTS FOR PHYSICIANS AND MEDICAL STAFF WHO ENGAGE IN PRACTICE WITH NURSE PRACTITIONERS, CERTIFIED NURSE-MIDWIVES, OR CLINICAL NURSE SPECIALISTS, AND TO PROVIDE THE BOARD OF MEDICAL EXAMINERS IS AUTHORIZED TO CONDUCT RANDOM AUDITS OF PRACTICE AGREEMENTS; TO AMEND SECTION 40-47-935, RELATING TO ACTS AND DUTIES THAT PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS ARE AUTHORIZED TO PERFORM, SO AS TO INCLUDE TELEMEDICINE SUBJECT TO CERTAIN REQUIREMENTS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 40-47-955, RELATING TO THE SCOPE OF PRACTICE OF PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS, SO AS TO INCLUDE THE PERFORMANCE OF TELEMEDICINE; AND TO PROVIDE THE PROVISIONS OF THIS ACT TAKE EFFECT JULY 1, 2018. - ratified title
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02/01/17Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 19)
02/01/17Senate Referred to Committee on Medical Affairs (Senate Journal-page 19)
03/06/18Senate Committee report: Favorable with amendment Medical Affairs (Senate Journal-page 17)
03/14/18Senate Committee Amendment Withdrawn (Senate Journal-page 22)
03/14/18Senate Amended (Senate Journal-page 22)
03/15/18Senate Read second time (Senate Journal-page 19)
03/20/18Senate Amended (Senate Journal-page 13)
03/20/18Senate Read third time and sent to House (Senate Journal-page 13)
03/20/18Senate Roll call Ayes-41 Nays-1 (Senate Journal-page 13)
03/21/18 Scrivener's error corrected
03/21/18House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 65)
03/21/18House Referred to Committee on Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs (House Journal-page 65)
04/25/18House Committee report: Favorable Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs (House Journal-page 84)
05/02/18House Amended (House Journal-page 89)
05/02/18House Read second time (House Journal-page 89)
05/02/18House Roll call Yeas-100 Nays-0 (House Journal-page 92)
05/03/18 Scrivener's error corrected
05/03/18House Read third time and returned to Senate with amendments (House Journal-page 7)
05/08/18Senate House amendment amended
05/08/18Senate Returned to House with amendments (Senate Journal-page 20)
05/08/18House Concurred in Senate amendment and enrolled (House Journal-page 17)
05/08/18House Roll call Yeas-98 Nays-0 (House Journal-page 19)
05/14/18 Ratified R 203



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