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Session 121 - (2015-2016)Printer Friendly
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H 4542 General Bill, By McKnight, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter and Hill
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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



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