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S*1179 (Rat #0188, Act #0155 of 2022) General Bill, By Shealy
Summary: Telehealth
    AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 40-63-30, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE LICENSURE OF SOCIAL WORKERS, SO AS TO CLARIFY THAT SOCIAL WORKERS LICENSED IN THIS STATE MAY PROVIDE SERVICES WITHIN THEIR SCOPE OF PRACTICE THROUGH TELEPHONIC, ELECTRONIC, OR OTHER MEANS; BY ADDING SECTION 40-63-35 SO AS TO AUTHORIZE INDEPENDENT CLINICAL PRACTICE SOCIAL WORKERS LICENSED IN OTHER STATES OR JURISDICTIONS TO PROVIDE INDEPENDENT SOCIAL WORK SERVICES BY MEANS OF BEHAVIORAL TELEHEALTH TO CLIENTS LOCATED IN THIS STATE IF REGISTERED IN THIS STATE AND PROVIDING SERVICES WITHIN THEIR SCOPE OF PRACTICE, AND TO PROVIDE RELATED DEFINITIONS AND REQUIREMENTS; AND BY ADDING ARTICLE 5 TO CHAPTER 75, TITLE 40 SO AS TO AUTHORIZE PROFESSIONAL COUNSELORS, ADDICTION COUNSELORS, MARRIAGE AND FAMILY THERAPISTS, AND LICENSED PSYCHO-EDUCATIONAL SPECIALISTS SERVICES IN OTHER STATES OR JURISDICTIONS TO PROVIDE THEIR PROFESSIONAL SERVICES BY MEANS OF BEHAVIORAL TELEHEALTH TO CLIENTS LOCATED IN THIS STATE IF REGISTERED IN THIS STATE AND PROVIDING SERVICES WITHIN THEIR APPLICABLE SCOPE OF PRACTICE, AND TO PROVIDE RELATED DEFINITIONS AND REQUIREMENTS. - ratified title
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03/17/22Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 5)
03/17/22Senate Referred to Committee on Medical Affairs (Senate Journal-page 5)
03/30/22Senate Committee report: Favorable with amendment Medical Affairs (Senate Journal-page 14)
03/31/22 Scrivener's error corrected
04/05/22Senate Committee Amendment Adopted (Senate Journal-page 46)
04/05/22Senate Read second time (Senate Journal-page 46)
04/05/22Senate Roll call Ayes-41 Nays-0 (Senate Journal-page 46)
04/06/22 Scrivener's error corrected
04/06/22Senate Read third time and sent to House (Senate Journal-page 36)
04/07/22House Introduced and read first time
04/07/22House Referred to Committee on Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs
04/27/22House Committee report: Favorable Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs (House Journal-page 9)
05/03/22House Read second time (House Journal-page 71)
05/03/22House Roll call Yeas-95 Nays-13 (House Journal-page 72)
05/04/22House Read third time and enrolled (House Journal-page 23)
05/12/22 Ratified R 188 (Senate Journal-page 213)
05/13/22 Signed By Governor
05/31/22 Effective date 06/12/22
05/31/22 Act No. 155



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