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H 4529 General Bill, By G.M. Smith
Summary: Nurse Practice Act
    A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 40-33-20, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS IN THE NURSE PRACTICE ACT, SO AS TO PROVIDE CERTAIN BOARD OF NURSING LICENSEES MAY PERFORM DELEGATED MEDICAL ACTS BY MEANS OF TELEMEDICINE AND TO DEFINE "TELEMEDICINE"; TO AMEND SECTION 40-33-34, RELATING TO THE PERFORMANCE OF DELEGATED MEDICAL ACTS BY CERTAIN BOARD OF NURSING LICENSEES, SO AS TO PROVIDE REQUIREMENTS CONCERNING THE PRACTICE OF TELEMEDICINE BY ADVANCED PRACTICE REGISTERED NURSES; TO AMEND SECTION 40-47-20, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS IN THE PRACTICE ACT FOR PHYSICIANS AND CERTAIN OTHER MEDICAL PROFESSIONALS, SO AS TO PROVIDE CERTAIN DELEGATED MEDICAL ACTS MAY BE PERFORMED BY MEANS OF TELEMEDICINE; TO AMEND SECTION 40-47-935, RELATING TO ACTS PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS MAY PERFORM, SO AS TO INCLUDE TELEMEDICINE; AND TO AMEND SECTION 40-47-955, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE SCOPE OF PRACTICE GUIDELINES FOR PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS, SO AS TO INCLUDE TELEMEDICINE.
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01/09/18House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 143)
01/09/18House Referred to Committee on Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs (House Journal-page 143)
02/21/18House Committee report: Favorable Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs (House Journal-page 3)
02/22/18House Read second time (House Journal-page 27)
02/22/18House Roll call Yeas-104 Nays-0 (House Journal-page 28)
02/22/18House Unanimous consent for third reading on next legislative day (House Journal-page 29)
02/22/18 Scrivener's error corrected
02/23/18House Read third time and sent to Senate (House Journal-page 2)
02/27/18Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 8)
02/27/18Senate Referred to Committee on Medical Affairs (Senate Journal-page 8)



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