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S 0035 General Bill, By Campsen and Davis
Summary: Healthcare Sharing Ministries Freedom to Share Act
    A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 5, TITLE 38 OF THE 1976 CODE, TO ENACT THE “HEALTHCARE SHARING MINISTRIES FREEDOM TO SHARE ACT” BY ADDING SECTION 38-5-25 TO PROVIDE THAT A HEALTHCARE SHARING MINISTRY IS A FAITH BASED, NONPROFIT, TAX EXEMPT ORGANIZATION THAT ESTABLISHES CRITERIA AND PROCEDURES TO FACILITATE MATCHING PARTICIPANTS HAVING FINANCIAL OR MEDICAL NEEDS WITH OTHER PARTICIPANTS WHO ARE ABLE TO ASSIST IN MEETING THOSE NEEDS OR THAT HELPS PROVIDE FOR THE FINANCIAL OR MEDICAL NEEDS OF A PARTICIPANT THROUGH CONTRIBUTIONS OF ANOTHER PARTICIPANT AND TO FURTHER PROVIDE THAT SUCH A HEALTHCARE SHARING MINISTRY IS NOT ENGAGING IN THE BUSINESS OF INSURANCE.
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12/13/12Senate Prefiled
12/13/12Senate Referred to Committee on Medical Affairs
01/08/13Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 42)
01/08/13Senate Referred to Committee on Medical Affairs (Senate Journal-page 42)
05/21/13Senate Committee report: Favorable with amendment Medical Affairs (Senate Journal-page 8)
05/22/13 Scrivener's error corrected
06/04/13Senate Committee Amendment Adopted (Senate Journal-page 56)
06/04/13Senate Read second time (Senate Journal-page 56)
06/04/13Senate Roll call Ayes-40 Nays-0 (Senate Journal-page 56)



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