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H*3217 (Rat #0056, Act #0030 of 1993) General Bill, By S.S. Wofford
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    A Bill to amend Section 44-24-40, Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, relating to discharge of child in need of treatment voluntarily admitted, so as to change an incorrect reference; to amend Section 44-24-60, relating to emergency admissions of children, so as to require the reasons why voluntary admission is not possible as basis for emergency admission and to require physicians performing examinations to consider medical records that are available; to amend Section 44-24-70, relating to taking into custody a child who may cause serious harm, so as to revise the references to certain classifications of child patients; to amend Section 44-24-80, relating to transporting a child to the hospital, so as to revise certificate requirements; to amend Section 44-24-90, relating to procedures for judicial admission, so as to revise these procedures; to amend Section 44-24-110, relating to judicial admissions, so as to correct certain references; to amend Section 44-24-140, relating to commitment of children for treatment, so as to broaden the type facilities children may be committed to; to amend Section 44-24-150, relating to commitment for evaluation purposes, so as to change an incorrect reference; to amend Section 44-24-170, relating to re-examinations, so as to change an internal reference; and to amend Section 44-24-240, relating to agencies providing services, so as to make a technical correction.
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01/20/93House Introduced and read first time HJ-15
01/20/93House Referred to Committee on Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs HJ-15
02/24/93House Committee report: Favorable Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs HJ-4
02/25/93House Read second time HJ-9
03/02/93House Read third time and sent to Senate HJ-36
03/03/93Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-10
03/03/93Senate Referred to Committee on Medical Affairs SJ-10
03/11/93Senate Committee report: Favorable Medical Affairs SJ-21
03/16/93Senate Read second time SJ-23
03/18/93Senate Read third time and enrolled SJ-15
04/20/93 Ratified R 56
04/23/93 Signed By Governor
04/23/93 Effective date 04/23/93
05/25/93 Act No. 30
05/25/93 Copies available

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