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H 3232 General Bill, By J.L. Harris, P.B. Harris, R.L. Helmly, Sharpe and R.R. Woods
Similar (S 0788)
    A Bill to amend Section 44-51-30, Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, relating to release of voluntary patients being treated for alcoholism or drug addiction and commencement of proceedings for judicial hospitalization, so as to provide for nonemergency hospitalization instead of judicial hospitalization; to provide for release to be postponed for commencement of proceedings for not more than twenty days instead of ten days; to provide that the patient must be immediately released if nonemergency hospitalization is not ordered or is determined to be unwarranted; and to require a determination of chronicity for nonemergency hospitalization to be ordered.
12/16/85House Prefiled
12/16/85House Referred to Committee on Judiciary
01/14/86House Introduced and read first time HJ-86
01/14/86House Referred to Committee on Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs HJ-87
01/30/86House Committee report: Favorable Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs HJ-407
02/05/86House Debate adjourned until Tuesday, Feb. 11, 1986 HJ-517
02/12/86House Read second time HJ-651
02/13/86House Read third time and sent to Senate HJ-710
02/19/86Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-634
02/19/86Senate Referred to Committee on Medical Affairs SJ-634

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