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TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS FOR THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA BY ADDING SECTION 44-6-110 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR REVOCATION OF A PERSON'S MEDICAID ELIGIBILITY UPON HIS CONVICTION FOR A VIOLATION OF SECTION 44-53-370 IF MEDICAID WAS USED TO PURCHASE THE CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE OR UPON HIS CONVICTION FOR VIOLATION OF SECTION 44-53-395.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Article 1, Chapter 6, Title 44 of the South Carolina Code is amended by adding:
"Section 44-6-110. (A) Any person convicted for a violation of Section 44-53-370 for distributing, dispensing, delivering, or purchasing a controlled substance or a controlled substance analogue shall have his Medicaid eligibility revoked if the controlled substance or controlled substance analogue was purchased via Medicaid.
(B) Any person who is convicted of violating Section 44-53-395 and who is enrolled in Medicaid shall have his Medicaid eligibility revoked."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
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