Amend the bill, as and if amended, Part IB, Section 34, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL, page 433, after line 5, by adding an appropriately numbered new proviso to read:
/ 34.___ (DHEC: Abortion Clinic Certification) During the current fiscal year, a facility other than a hospital that is licensed and certified by the department to perform abortions must certify that every physician performing an abortion at the facility has admitting privileges at a local certified hospital and staff privileges to replace on-staff physicians at the certified hospital. The certification required by this provision is in addition to any other staff qualification required by the department pursuant to regulation. An applicable facility must remit a twenty-five dollar fee to the department for each physician the facility certifies pursuant to this provision. /
Renumber sections to conform.
Amend sections, totals and title to conform.