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H 4542 General Bill, By McKnight, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Hill, King, Whipper and Bowers
Similar (S 0929)
Summary: Experimental Health Care Treatment Law
    A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 65 TO TITLE 44 TO ENACT THE "EXPERIMENTAL HEALTH CARE TREATMENT LAW" SO AS TO AUTHORIZE ACCESS TO EXPERIMENTAL TREATMENTS FOR PATIENTS WITH AN ADVANCED ILLNESS, TO ESTABLISH CONDITIONS FOR USE OF EXPERIMENTAL TREATMENTS, TO PROHIBIT PROFESSIONAL DISCIPLINE AND OTHER SANCTIONS OF HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS SOLELY FOR RECOMMENDING OR PROVIDING AN EXPERIMENTAL TREATMENT, TO CLARIFY DUTIES OF A HEALTH INSURER WITH REGARD TO EXPERIMENTAL TREATMENTS AUTHORIZED BY THIS CHAPTER, TO PROHIBIT CERTAIN ACTIONS BY STATE OFFICIALS, EMPLOYEES, AND AGENTS, TO RESTRICT CERTAIN CAUSES OF ACTION ARISING FROM THE USE OF EXPERIMENTAL TREATMENTS, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.
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12/10/15House Prefiled
12/10/15House Referred to Committee on Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs
01/12/16House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 99)
01/12/16House Referred to Committee on Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs (House Journal-page 99)
02/02/16House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Hill
02/25/16House Committee report: Favorable with amendment Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs (House Journal-page 4)
03/01/16House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: King, Whipper
03/01/16House Debate adjourned until Wed., 3-2-16 (House Journal-page 12)
03/02/16House Debate adjourned until Thur., 3-3-16 (House Journal-page 30)
03/03/16House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Bowers
03/03/16House Amended (House Journal-page 22)
03/03/16House Read second time (House Journal-page 22)
03/03/16House Roll call Yeas-71 Nays-25 (House Journal-page 23)
03/08/16House Read third time and sent to Senate (House Journal-page 14)
03/09/16Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 5)
03/09/16Senate Referred to Committee on Medical Affairs (Senate Journal-page 5)



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