View Amendment Current Amendment: 10a to Bill 5150

Rep. HERBKERSMAN proposes the following Amendment No. to H.5150 as Passed By The House

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EXPLANATION: Permit a hospital to relocate in the same county.

Amend the bill, as and if amended, Part IB, Section 117, GENERAL PROVISIONS, page 544, after line 16, by adding an appropriately numbered proviso to read:

/(GP: Hospital Relocation) For the current fiscal year, the relocation of a licensed hospital in the same county in which the hospital is currently located shall be permitted. Such relocation only qualifies if:

(1) state funds have been directly appropriated for the purchase of the old building;

(2) any certificate of need issued to the hospital for a project to be located at the hospital's existing location has been fulfilled, withdrawn, or has expired in accordance with Section 44-7-230 of the 1976 Code of Laws and the department's implementing regulations; and

(3) the current location is utilized in a manner that furthers healthcare delivery and innovation for the citizens of the State of South Carolina./

Amend totals and titles to conform.