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A197, R221, S826
Sponsors: Senator Rankin
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Introduced in the Senate on January 14, 2014
Introduced in the House on March 6, 2014
Last Amended on March 4, 2014
Passed by the General Assembly on May 22, 2014
Governor's Action: June 2, 2014, Signed
Summary: Worker's compensation insurance
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 12/10/2013 Senate Prefiled 12/10/2013 Senate Referred to Committee on Banking and Insurance 1/14/2014 Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 36) 1/14/2014 Senate Referred to Committee on Banking and Insurance (Senate Journal-page 36) 2/27/2014 Senate Committee report: Favorable with amendment Banking and Insurance (Senate Journal-page 9) 3/4/2014 Senate Committee Amendment Adopted (Senate Journal-page 22) 3/4/2014 Senate Read second time (Senate Journal-page 22) 3/4/2014 Senate Roll call Ayes-41 Nays-0 (Senate Journal-page 22) 3/5/2014 Senate Read third time and sent to House (Senate Journal-page 26) 3/6/2014 House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 8) 3/6/2014 House Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry (House Journal-page 8) 5/15/2014 House Committee report: Favorable Labor, Commerce and Industry (House Journal-page 9) 5/21/2014 House Read second time (House Journal-page 172) 5/21/2014 House Roll call Yeas-93 Nays-2 (House Journal-page 172) 5/22/2014 House Read third time and enrolled (House Journal-page 5) 5/29/2014 Ratified R 221 6/2/2014 Signed By Governor 6/6/2014 Effective date 06/02/14 6/10/2014 Act No. 197
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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL
(A197, R221, S826)
AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 38-73-500, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO RANDOM DRUG AND ALCOHOL TESTING PROCEDURES CONCERNING MERIT RATING FOR WORKERS' COMPENSATION INSURANCE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A SINGLE SAMPLE MAY BE USED FOR THE FIRST AND SECOND TESTS IF A SECOND TEST IS ADMINISTERED.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
Use of random drug and alcohol test samples
SECTION 1. Section 38-73-500(C) of the 1976 Code is amended to read:
"(C) The testing procedure established by the insurer, employer, or his designee, or, approved by the director, must include a provision for random sampling of all persons who receive wages and compensation in any form from the employer. If a second test is administered, the testing procedure may allow for a single sample to be split for use in the first and second tests. Positive test results must be provided in writing to the employee within twenty-four hours of the time the employer receives the test results. Each employer must keep records of each test for up to one year."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
Ratified the 29th day of May, 2014.
Approved the 2nd day of June, 2014.
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