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A305, R308, H4391
Sponsors: Reps. Burns, Yow, Chumley, Felder, Loftis, Bradley and Collins
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Introduced in the House on January 12, 2016
Introduced in the Senate on April 21, 2016
Last Amended on June 15, 2016
Passed by the General Assembly on June 15, 2016
Governor's Action: June 22, 2016, Signed
Summary: Brain Tissue Donor Study Committee
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 12/3/2015 House Prefiled 12/3/2015 House Referred to Committee on Education and Public Works 1/12/2016 House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 52) 1/12/2016 House Referred to Committee on Education and Public Works (House Journal-page 52) 4/14/2016 House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Felder, Loftis, Bradley 4/14/2016 House Committee report: Favorable Education and Public Works (House Journal-page 3) 4/19/2016 House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Collins 4/20/2016 House Read second time (House Journal-page 238) 4/20/2016 House Roll call Yeas-104 Nays-0 (House Journal-page 238) 4/21/2016 House Read third time and sent to Senate (House Journal-page 13) 4/21/2016 Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 9) 4/21/2016 Senate Referred to Committee on Medical Affairs (Senate Journal-page 9) 5/25/2016 Senate Committee report: Favorable with amendment Medical Affairs (Senate Journal-page 6) 5/26/2016 Scrivener's error corrected 5/31/2016 Senate Committee Amendment Adopted (Senate Journal-page 57) 5/31/2016 Senate Read second time (Senate Journal-page 57) 5/31/2016 Senate Roll call Ayes-46 Nays-0 (Senate Journal-page 57) 6/1/2016 Senate Read third time and returned to House with amendments (Senate Journal-page 38) 6/1/2016 House Non-concurrence in Senate amendment (House Journal-page 137) 6/1/2016 House Roll call Yeas-0 Nays-88 (House Journal-page 137) 6/2/2016 Senate Senate insists upon amendment and conference committee appointed Alexander, Cleary, Scott (Senate Journal-page 18) 6/2/2016 House Conference committee appointed Burns, Bradley, King (House Journal-page 62) 6/15/2016 House Conference report adopted (House Journal-page 166) 6/15/2016 House Roll call Yeas-91 Nays-0 (House Journal-page 168) 6/15/2016 Senate Conference report received and adopted (Senate Journal-page 140) 6/15/2016 Senate Roll call Ayes-37 Nays-1 (Senate Journal-page 140) 6/16/2016 House Ordered enrolled for ratification 6/17/2016 Ratified R 308 6/22/2016 Signed By Governor 6/27/2016 Effective date 06/22/16 7/14/2016 Act No. 305
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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL
(A305, R308, H4391)
AN ACT TO CREATE THE "BRAIN TISSUE DONOR STUDY COMMITTEE" TO PROVIDE A PROCESS AND PROCEDURE FOR CITIZENS OF THIS STATE TO DONATE THEIR BRAIN TISSUE UPON THEIR DEATH FOR RESEARCH AND EDUCATION, TO PROVIDE FOR MEMBERSHIP OF THE STUDY COMMITTEE, TO REQUIRE THE STUDY COMMITTEE TO PREPARE A REPORT FOR THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY, AND TO INCLUDE A SUNSET PROVISION FOR THE STUDY COMMITTEE.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
Brain Tissue Donor Study Committee
SECTION 1. There is created the Brain Tissue Donor Study Committee charged with providing a process and procedure for citizens of this State to designate that upon his or her death, the person's brain tissue be donated for the purpose of research and education. Membership of the study committee shall be comprised of seven members as follows:
(1) one researcher from Clemson University
(2) one researcher from the University of South Carolina
(3) one researcher from the Medical University of South Carolina
(4) one representative from the SC Department of Motor Vehicles
(5) one representative from Donate Life South Carolina
(6) one representative from LifePoint, Inc.
(7) one representative from the National Alliance on Mental Illness South Carolina.
Staff from the Senate and the House of Representatives shall assist the study committee. The study committee shall provide a report to the General Assembly by December 31, 2016, at which time the study committee shall dissolve. Members of the study committee shall serve without mileage, per diem, or subsistence.
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
Ratified the 17th day of June, 2016.
Approved the 22nd day of June, 2016.
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