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H 4803 General Bill, By Horne, Erickson, Gilliard, Whipper, D.C. Moss, McCoy, K.R. Crawford, Weeks, Cobb-Hunter and Knight
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Summary: Medical Cannabis Therapeutic Treatment Research Act
    A BILL TO AMEND ARTICLE 4, CHAPTER 53, TITLE 44, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES THERAPEUTIC RESEARCH ACT OF 1980, SO AS TO ENACT THE "MEDICAL CANNABIS THERAPEUTIC TREATMENT RESEARCH ACT", TO ESTABLISH THE MEDICAL CANNABIS THERAPEUTIC TREATMENT RESEARCH PROGRAM AT THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL, TO PROVIDE FOR PATIENTS ELIGIBLE TO PARTICIPATE IN THE PROGRAM, TO PROVIDE WHO AND UNDER WHAT CIRCUMSTANCES MEDICAL CANNABIS CAN BE ADMINISTERED TO A PATIENT, TO PROVIDE FOR NOTICE TO A PARTICIPATING PATIENT THAT THE PATIENT WILL BE PARTICIPATING IN A RESEARCH STUDY AND OF THE EXPERIMENTAL NATURE OF THE MEDICAL CANNABIS PROGRAM, TO PROVIDE FOR THE PROTECTION OF A PARTICIPATING PATIENT'S PERSONAL INFORMATION, TO PROVIDE FOR THE OPERATION OF THE PROGRAM BY THE DIRECTOR OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL, TO PROVIDE REPORTING REQUIREMENTS BY ACADEMIC MEDICAL CENTERS THAT SUPERVISE OR ADMINISTER MEDICAL CANNABIS TREATMENTS, TO PROVIDE CRIMINAL AND CIVIL IMMUNITY FROM STATE ACTIONS OR SUITS ARISING FROM THE PROPER IMPLEMENTATION OF THIS ACT, TO PROVIDE THAT THE STATE SHALL DEFEND STATE EMPLOYEES WHO, IN GOOD FAITH, CARRY OUT THE PROVISIONS OF THIS ACT, AND TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL TO COLLABORATE WITH ACADEMIC MEDICAL CENTERS TO ASSIST INTERESTED PATIENTS WITH THE APPLICATION PROCESS TO PARTICIPATE IN EXISTING UNITED STATES FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION-APPROVED INVESTIGATIONAL NEW DRUG STUDIES CONCERNING MEDICAL CANNABIS.
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02/27/14House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 48)
02/27/14House Referred to Committee on Judiciary (House Journal-page 48)
03/06/14House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Whipper
03/10/14House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: D.C.Moss, McCoy
03/11/14House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: K.R.Crawford
03/19/14House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Weeks
03/20/14House Committee report: Favorable with amendment Judiciary (House Journal-page 9)
03/24/14 Scrivener's error corrected
03/26/14House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Cobb-Hunter
03/26/14House Debate adjourned until Tues., 4-1-14 (House Journal-page 55)
04/02/14House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Knight
04/02/14House Amended (House Journal-page 16)
04/02/14House Read second time (House Journal-page 16)
04/02/14House Roll call Yeas-90 Nays-24 (House Journal-page 44)
04/03/14House Read third time and sent to Senate (House Journal-page 12)
04/03/14Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 10)
04/03/14Senate Referred to Committee on Medical Affairs (Senate Journal-page 10)
04/03/14 Scrivener's error corrected
05/20/14Senate Committee report: Favorable with amendment Medical Affairs (Senate Journal-page 14)
05/21/14Senate Committee Amendment Amended and Adopted (Senate Journal-page 47)
05/21/14Senate Read second time (Senate Journal-page 47)
05/21/14Senate Roll call Ayes-42 Nays-0 (Senate Journal-page 47)



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