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H 3204 General Bill, By Bernstein, J.E. Smith, Cobb-Hunter, M.S. McLeod, Jefferson, Horne and Bales
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Summary: Cervical Cancer Prevention Act
    A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 44-29-185 SO AS TO ENACT THE "CERVICAL CANCER PREVENTION ACT", TO PROVIDE THAT BEGINNING WITH THE 2015-2016 SCHOOL YEAR, THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL MAY OFFER THE CERVICAL CANCER VACCINATION SERIES TO ADOLESCENT STUDENTS ENROLLING IN THE SEVENTH GRADE OF ANY PUBLIC OR PRIVATE SCHOOL IN THIS STATE, TO PROVIDE THAT NO STUDENT IS REQUIRED TO HAVE THE VACCINE BEFORE ENROLLING IN OR ATTENDING SCHOOL, TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT MAY DEVELOP AN INFORMATIONAL BROCHURE RELATED TO OFFERING THIS VACCINATION WITH SPECIFIC CONTENT REQUIREMENTS, TO DEFINE "CERVICAL CANCER VACCINATION SERIES", AND TO PROVIDE THAT IMPLEMENTATION OF THIS ACT IS CONTINGENT UPON RECEIPT OF FULL FUNDING BY STATE AND FEDERAL FUNDS.
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12/18/14House Prefiled
12/18/14House Referred to Committee on Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs
01/13/15House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 147)
01/13/15House Referred to Committee on Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs (House Journal-page 147)
02/25/15House Committee report: Favorable with amendment Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs (House Journal-page 3)
03/03/15House Debate adjourned until Wed., 3-4-15 (House Journal-page 32)
03/04/15House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Jefferson
03/04/15House Requests for debate-Rep(s). Loftis, Murphy, Putnam, Pitts, Gambrell, JE Smith, Bernstein, Gagnon, Rivers, Erickson, Douglas, Ridgeway, Knight, RL Brown, Clyburn, Hosey, Kicks, Allison, Forrester, HA Crawford, GR Smith, Toole, Huggins, Clary, Bannister, Amderson, Tallon, Hill (House Journal-page 14)
03/05/15House Debate adjourned until Tues., 3-17-15 (House Journal-page 57)
03/18/15House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Horne, Bales
03/18/15House Amended (House Journal-page 28)
03/18/15House Read second time (House Journal-page 28)
03/18/15House Roll call Yeas-83 Nays-27 (House Journal-page 30)
03/19/15House Read third time and sent to Senate (House Journal-page 25)
03/24/15Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 12)
03/24/15Senate Referred to Committee on Medical Affairs (Senate Journal-page 12)
04/21/15Senate Committee report: Majority favorable, minority unfavorable Medical Affairs



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