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Session 121 - (2015-2016)Printer Friendly
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H 4542 General Bill, By McKnight, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Hill, King, Whipper and Bowers
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Summary: Experimental Health Care Treatment Law
    A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 44 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO HEALTH, BY ADDING CHAPTER 137, TO ENACT THE RIGHT TO TRY ACT, TO PROVIDE FOR AN ELIGIBLE PATIENTíS RIGHT TO TRY INVESTIGATIONAL DRUGS, BIOLOGICAL PRODUCTS, OR DEVICES TO COMBAT A TERMINAL ILLNESS; TO PROVIDE FOR AN ELIGIBLE PATIENTíS REQUEST TO USE AN INVESTIGATIONAL DRUG, BIOLOGICAL PRODUCT, OR DEVICE; TO PROVIDE THAT AN ELIGIBLE PATIENT GIVE INFORMED CONSENT PRIOR TO USING AN INVESTIGATIONAL DRUG, BIOLOGICAL PRODUCT, OR DEVICE; TO PROVIDE PROTECTION FROM LIABILITY FOR DOCTORS PRESCRIBING AND MANUFACTURERS OF AN INVESTIGATIONAL DRUG, BIOLOGICAL PRODUCT, OR DEVICE; TO PROVIDE THAT STATE EMPLOYEES MAY NOT BLOCK THE PROPER USE OF AN INVESTIGATIONAL DRUG, BIOLOGICAL PRODUCT, OR DEVICE; AND TO DEFINE NECESSARY TERMS.
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12/10/15House Prefiled
12/10/15House Referred to Committee on Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs
01/12/16House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 99)
01/12/16House Referred to Committee on Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs (House Journal-page 99)
02/02/16House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Hill
02/25/16House Committee report: Favorable with amendment Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs (House Journal-page 4)
03/01/16House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: King, Whipper
03/01/16House Debate adjourned until Wed., 3-2-16 (House Journal-page 12)
03/02/16House Debate adjourned until Thur., 3-3-16 (House Journal-page 30)
03/03/16House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Bowers
03/03/16House Amended (House Journal-page 22)
03/03/16House Read second time (House Journal-page 22)
03/03/16House Roll call Yeas-71 Nays-25 (House Journal-page 23)
03/08/16House Read third time and sent to Senate (House Journal-page 14)
03/09/16Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 5)
03/09/16Senate Referred to Committee on Medical Affairs (Senate Journal-page 5)
05/19/16Senate Committee report: Favorable with amendment Medical Affairs (Senate Journal-page 7)
05/24/16 Scrivener's error corrected
05/26/16Senate Committee Amendment Adopted (Senate Journal-page 33)
05/26/16Senate Read second time (Senate Journal-page 33)
05/26/16Senate Roll call Ayes-42 Nays-0 (Senate Journal-page 33)



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