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H*3016 (Rat #0240, Act #0110 of 1993) General Bill, By P.B. Harris, Allison, J.M. Baxley, J. Brown, A.W. Byrd, Canty, Carnell, Cobb-Hunter, Gamble, Harrison, Harvin, M.F. Jaskwhich, Keegan, Kennedy, C.V. Marchbanks, J.G. Mattos, McCraw, Neilson, Phillips, Rhoad, I.K. Rudnick, J.S. Shissias, Stille, E.C. Stoddard, J.W. Tucker, Vaughn, C.Y. Waites, D.C. Waldrop, Walker, C.C. Wells, L.S. Whipper, J.B. Wilder, Wilkes and Wilkins
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    A Bill to amend Title 43, Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, by adding Chapter 35 so as to enact the Omnibus Adult Protection Act; and among other things to define terms; to provide for the duties of the Adult Protective Services Program and the Long Term Care Ombudsman Program, relative to adult abuse, neglect and exploitation; to designate those required to report; to establish reporting and investigating procedures; to provide family court procedures; to abrogate the husband-wife and doctor-patient privilege in adult abuse cases; to provide for emergency removal of an adult; to provide immunity for good faith reporting; to provide civil and criminal penalties; to create the Adult Protection Coordinating Council and to provide for its membership and duties; to amend Section 8-17-340, relating to the State Employee Grievance Committee, so as to revise the standard for reviewing a case involving abuse, neglect, or exploitation;and to repeal Section 23-1-220 and Chapters 29 and 30 of Title 43; to add Section 43-38-60 so as to authorize the Ombudsman Program to designate entities pursuant to the Older Americans Act; to amend Section 20-7-670, relating to institutional abuse, so as to direct the Ombudsman of the Governor's Office to investigate certain cases of institutional abuse; to amend Section 40-35-90, as amended, relating to the duties of the Board of Examiners for Nursing Home Administrators and Community Residential Care Facility Administrators, so as to change a reference to the Long Term Care Ombudsman; to amend Section 43-33-40, relating to definitions under the South Carolina Protection and Advocacy System for the Handicapped, so as to conform internal cross references; to amend Section 43-38-20, relating to the authority of the Ombudsman of the Governor's Office, so as to change this to the Long Term Care Ombudsman Program; and to amend Section 44-7-370, as amended, relating to the Department of Health and Environmental Control Residential Care Committee, so as to conform references to this Act.-amended title
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01/12/93House Introduced and read first time HJ-20
01/12/93House Referred to Committee on Judiciary HJ-21
05/05/93House Committee report: Favorable with amendment Judiciary HJ-22
05/19/93House Amended HJ-71
05/19/93House Read second time HJ-81
05/20/93House Read third time and sent to Senate HJ-13
05/26/93Senate Introduced, read first time, placed on calendar without reference SJ-18
05/27/93Senate Amended SJ-16
05/27/93Senate Read second time SJ-17
05/27/93Senate Ordered to third reading with notice of amendments SJ-17
06/01/93Senate Amended SJ-61
06/01/93Senate Read third time and returned to House with amendments SJ-61
06/03/93House Concurred in Senate amendment and enrolled HJ-22
06/10/93 Ratified R 240
06/11/93 Signed By Governor
06/11/93 Effective date 09/11/93
07/01/93 Act No. 110
07/01/93 Copies available

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