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H*4486 (Rat #0254) General Bill, By Henderson, Elliott, W. Newton, Govan, Erickson and Cobb-Hunter
Similar (S 0762)
Summary: Recognition of Emergency Medical Services Personnel Licensure Interstate Compact Act
    AN ACT TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 7 TO CHAPTER 61, TITLE 44 SO AS TO ENTITLE THE ARTICLE "RECOGNITION OF EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES PERSONNEL LICENSURE INTERSTATE COMPACT ACT"; TO AUTHORIZE THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA TO JOIN THE RECOGNITION OF EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES PERSONNEL LICENSURE INTERSTATE COMPACT IN ORDER TO FACILITATE THE DAY-TO-DAY MOVEMENT OF EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES (EMS) PERSONNEL ACROSS STATE BOUNDARIES IN THE PERFORMANCE OF THEIR ASSIGNED EMS DUTIES AND TO AFFORD IMMEDIATE LEGAL RECOGNITION TO EMS PERSONNEL IN A MEMBER STATE; TO ESTABLISH CERTAIN EMS LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS UNDER THE COMPACT; TO PROVIDE FOR THE PRIVILEGE OF EMS PERSONNEL TO PRACTICE IN ANOTHER MEMBER STATE AND IN REMOTE STATES, WITH EXCEPTIONS; TO ESTABLISH CERTAIN LIMITATIONS ON THE APPLICATION OF THE COMPACT DURING A STATE OF EMERGENCY; TO PROVIDE CERTAIN LIMITATIONS ON THE PRIVILEGE TO PRACTICE UNDER THE COMPACT WHEN AN INDIVIDUAL'S LICENSE IS SUSPENDED OR OTHERWISE RESTRICTED AND TO ENABLE A MEMBER STATE TO TAKE ADVERSE ACTIONS AGAINST AN INDIVIDUAL'S LICENSE IN CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES; TO GRANT CERTAIN POWERS TO THE STATE'S EMS AUTHORITY; TO ESTABLISH THE INTERSTATE COMMISSION FOR EMS PERSONNEL PRACTICE AND TO PROVIDE FOR ITS MEMBERSHIP, DUTIES, AND AUTHORITY; TO PROVIDE FOR ENFORCEMENT OF THE COMPACT BY MEMBER STATES AND FOR DISPUTE RESOLUTION; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES; AND TO AMEND SECTION 44-61-20, RELATING TO TERMS DEFINED IN THE "EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES ACT OF SOUTH CAROLINA", SO AS TO CHANGE THE DEFINITION OF "INVESTIGATIVE REVIEW COMMITTEE". - ratified title
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12/13/17House Prefiled
12/13/17House Referred to Committee on Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs
01/09/18House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 127)
01/09/18House Referred to Committee on Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs (House Journal-page 128)
02/01/18House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: W.Newton
03/01/18House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Govan, Erickson, Cobb-Hunter
04/03/18House Committee report: Favorable Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs (House Journal-page 59)
04/04/18House Requests for debate-Rep(s). Hill, Fry, Crawford, Atwater, Toole, Daning, Trantham, Long, Hewitt (House Journal-page 26)
04/04/18 Scrivener's error corrected
04/05/18House Requests for debate removed-Rep(s). Atwater, Daning, Trantham, Toole, Crawford, Fry, Hewitt, Long (House Journal-page 41)
04/05/18House Read second time (House Journal-page 42)
04/05/18House Roll call Yeas-103 Nays-2 (House Journal-page 42)
04/05/18House Unanimous consent for third reading on next legislative day (House Journal-page 44)
04/06/18House Read third time and sent to Senate (House Journal-page 4)
04/09/18Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 13)
04/09/18Senate Referred to Committee on Medical Affairs (Senate Journal-page 13)
04/19/18Senate Committee report: Favorable with amendment Medical Affairs (Senate Journal-page 6)
04/25/18Senate Committee Amendment Adopted (Senate Journal-page 19)
04/26/18 Scrivener's error corrected
05/08/18Senate Amended
05/08/18Senate Read second time (Senate Journal-page 50)
05/08/18Senate Roll call Ayes-43 Nays-0 (Senate Journal-page 50)
05/09/18Senate Read third time and returned to House with amendments (Senate Journal-page 34)
05/10/18House Concurred in Senate amendment and enrolled (House Journal-page 62)
05/10/18House Roll call Yeas-98 Nays-0 (House Journal-page 63)
05/14/18 Ratified R 254



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