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S*0849 (Rat #0168) General Bill, By Cromer, Allen and Scott
Summary: Generic prescription drugs
    AN ACT TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 20 TO CHAPTER 71, TITLE 38 SO AS TO PROVIDE PROCEDURES GOVERNING THE MAXIMUM ALLOWABLE COST REIMBURSEMENTS FOR GENERIC PRESCRIPTION DRUGS BY PHARMACY BENEFIT MANAGERS, TO PROVIDE NECESSARY DEFINITIONS, TO EXEMPT THE SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES IN THE PERFORMANCE OF ITS DUTIES IN ADMINISTERING MEDICAID UNDER TITLES XIX AND XXI OF THE SOCIAL SECURITY ACT, TO PROVIDE REQUIREMENTS FOR PLACING DRUGS ON MAXIMUM ALLOWABLE COST LISTS BY PHARMACY BENEFIT MANAGERS, AND TO PROVIDE VARIOUS REQUIREMENTS OF PHARMACY BENEFIT MANAGERS; TO PROVIDE THE ARTICLE IS APPLICABLE TO CONTRACTS BETWEEN PHARMACIES AND PHARMACY BENEFIT MANAGERS THAT ARE ENTERED INTO, RENEWED, OR EXTENDED ON OR AFTER THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS ACT; AND TO MAKE THE PROVISIONS OF THIS ACT EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2016. - ratified title
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06/02/15Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 11)
06/02/15Senate Referred to Committee on Banking and Insurance (Senate Journal-page 11)
01/27/16Senate Committee report: Favorable Banking and Insurance (Senate Journal-page 9)
01/28/16 Scrivener's error corrected
02/11/16Senate Read second time (Senate Journal-page 10)
02/11/16Senate Roll call Ayes-41 Nays-0 (Senate Journal-page 10)
02/16/16Senate Read third time and sent to House (Senate Journal-page 11)
02/23/16House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 19)
02/23/16House Referred to Committee on Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs (House Journal-page 19)
04/13/16House Committee report: Favorable Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs (House Journal-page 79)
04/19/16House Read second time (House Journal-page 25)
04/19/16House Roll call Yeas-72 Nays-22 (House Journal-page 26)
04/20/16House Read third time and enrolled (House Journal-page 228)
04/26/16 Ratified R 168
05/02/16 Signed By Governor
05/04/16 Effective date 01/01/16



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