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H 4024 General Bill, By K.R. Crawford and Ridgeway
Summary: Licensed Midwife Act
    A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, SO AS TO ENACT THE "SOUTH CAROLINA LICENSED MIDWIFE ACT" BY ADDING ARTICLE 12 TO CHAPTER 47, TITLE 40 SO AS TO PROVIDE A CITATION; TO PROVIDE NECESSARY DEFINITIONS; TO REQUIRE LICENSURE BY THE BOARD OF MEDICAL EXAMINERS TO PRACTICE AS AN APPRENTICE MIDWIFE, LICENSED MIDWIFE, OR CERTIFIED PROFESSIONAL MIDWIFE, AND TO PROVIDE EXCEPTIONS; TO PROVIDE THE DIRECTOR OF THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING AND REGULATION MAY EMPLOY ADDITIONAL STAFF AS NECESSARY FOR THE PERFORMANCE OF THE DEPARTMENT'S DUTIES UNDER THE ACT; TO CREATE THE LICENSED MIDWIFE COMMITTEE AS AN ADVISORY COMMITTEE TO THE BOARD OF MEDICAL EXAMINERS, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE DUTIES, POWERS, COMPOSITION, TERMS, AND MEETINGS OF THE COMMITTEE; TO DEFINE THE EXTENT OF CARE THAT A LICENSEE MAY PROVIDE; TO RECOMMEND REQUIREMENTS FOR LICENSURE; AND TO PROVIDE MISCELLANEOUS REQUIREMENTS FOR AN APPRENTICE MIDWIFE, LICENSED MIDWIFE, OR CERTIFIED PROFESSIONAL MIDWIFE; AND TO AMEND SECTION 44-89-30, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS IN THE BIRTHING CENTER LICENSURE ACT, SO AS TO MAKE CONFORMING CHANGES.
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04/24/13House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 65)
04/24/13House Referred to Committee on Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs (House Journal-page 65)



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