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S 0383 General Bill, By N.W. Smith and Wilson
Similar (H 2409)
    A Bill to amend Sections 40-33-10, 40-33-20, 40-33-50, 40-33-260, 40-33-290, 40-33-520, 40-33-530, 40-33-560, 40-33-720, 40-33-730, 40-33-760, 40-33-910, 40-33-920, 40-33-935, 40-33-940, 40-33-950, 40-33-1120, and 40-33-1130, Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, relating to nurses, so as to define temporary permit, license, lapsed license, voluntary surrender, inactive license, accreditation, increase the penalty for unlicensed nursing practice; authorize the Board to deny licensure because of incompetence or unprofessional conduct; replace the term "registration" with "licensure" and the term "accreditation of schools of nursing" with "approval of nursing education programs"; to provide practical nurse education; to authorize the Board to revoke or suspend the license of a practicing nurse who has declined or been unsuccessful in accomplishing chemical abuse rehabilitation; to add Section 40-33-220 so as to enumerate the powers of the Board of Nursing; and to repeal Sections 40-33-300, and 40-33-1140 through 40-33-1160 relating to accreditation of courses for practical nurses.
02/11/87Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-518
02/11/87Senate Referred to Committee on Medical Affairs SJ-519

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