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H 4815 General Bill, By Arrington and Knight
Summary: Act No. 124, Speech-Language Pathologists Assistants exemptions
    A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 40-67-75 SO AS TO PROVIDE SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGISTS AND SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY ASSISTANTS UNDER THEIR SUPERVISION SHALL ADHERE TO CERTAIN GUIDELINES; TO AMEND SECTION 40-67-20, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS CONCERNING THE REGULATION OF SPEECH PATHOLOGISTS AND AUDIOLOGISTS, SO AS TO REVISE THE DEFINITION OF SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGISTS; TO AMEND SECTION 40-67-30, RELATING TO THE SUPERVISION OF SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY INTERNS AND ASSISTANTS, SO AS TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 40-67-110, RELATING TO DISCIPLINARY MATTERS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE FAILURE TO ADHERE TO CERTAIN SUPERVISORY GUIDELINES AMONG THE FORMS OF CONDUCT ARE SUBJECT TO DISCIPLINE; TO AMEND SECTION 40-67-260, RELATING TO THE COMPLETION OF CERTAIN CONTINUING EDUCATION HOURS FOR LICENSE RENEWAL, SO AS TO ALLOW FOR THE COMPLETION OF CONTINUING EDUCATION UNITS AS AN ALTERNATIVE; TO AMEND SECTION 40-67-280, RELATING TO THE COMPLETION OF CERTAIN CONTINUING EDUCATION HOURS FOR INACTIVE LICENSE REACTIVIATIONS, SO AS TO ALLOW FOR THE COMPLETION OF CONTINUING EDUCATION UNITS AS AN ALTERNATIVE; TO AMEND SECTION 40-67-300, RELATING TO THE APPLICABILITY OF THE CHAPTER, SO AS TO LIMIT THE EXEMPTION FOR SPEECH-PATHOLOGISTS AND AUDIOLOGISTS EMPLOYED BY THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT OR THE STATE TO THOSE SO EMPLOYED BEFORE JANUARY 1, 2019, AND TO REMOVE AN EXEMPTION FOR PERSONS LICENSED UNDER TITLE 40 OR ANOTHER PROVISION OF LAW WHOSE SCOPE OF PRACTICE OVERLAPS WITH THE PRACTICE OF SPEECH PATHOLOGY OR AUDIOLOGY; TO REDESIGNATE CHAPTER 67, TITLE 40 AS "SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGISTS AND AUDIOLOGISTS"; AND TO REPEAL ACT 124 OF 2015 RELATING TO THE TEMPORARY EXEMPTION OF CERTAIN APPLICANTS FOR LICENSURE AS SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST ASSISTANTS FROM THE REQUIREMENT OF HAVING A BACHELOR'S DEGREE FROM A REGIONALLY ACCREDITED INSTITUTION OF HIGHER EDUCATION.
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01/31/18House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 78)
01/31/18House Referred to Committee on Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs (House Journal-page 78)
04/03/18House Committee report: Favorable with amendment Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs (House Journal-page 61)
04/05/18House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Knight
04/05/18House Amended (House Journal-page 27)
04/05/18House Read second time (House Journal-page 27)
04/05/18House Roll call Yeas-106 Nays-1 (House Journal-page 29)
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 3)
04/06/18 Scrivener's error corrected
04/09/18Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 16)
04/09/18Senate Referred to Committee on Medical Affairs (Senate Journal-page 16)
04/25/18Senate Recalled from Committee on Medical Affairs (Senate Journal-page 5)
04/25/18Senate Committed to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry (Senate Journal-page 5)
05/01/18Senate Committee report: Favorable with amendment Labor, Commerce and Industry (Senate Journal-page 16)
05/09/18Senate Committee Amendment Adopted (Senate Journal-page 93)
05/09/18Senate Read second time (Senate Journal-page 93)
05/09/18Senate Roll call Ayes-42 Nays-0 (Senate Journal-page 93)
05/10/18Senate Read third time and returned to House with amendments (Senate Journal-page 122)



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