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H*3599 (Rat #0249, Act #0163 of 1989) General Bill, By  House Judiciary
    A Bill to amend the Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, by adding Section 19-11-95 so as to provide that confidences of a patient in the course of diagnosis or treatment of a mental or emotional condition may not be revealed by providers, as defined by this Act, subject to exceptions, to provide if disclosure is made by authority of some of the exceptions, the same degree of confidentiality applies to the recipients of the disclosure as applies to the provider, and to allow a cause of action for violation of the Section.-amended title
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03/02/89House Introduced, read first time, placed on calendar without reference HJ-8
03/08/89House Read second time HJ-43
03/09/89House Read third time and sent to Senate HJ-16
03/14/89Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-15
03/14/89Senate Referred to Committee on Medical Affairs SJ-16
04/27/89Senate Committee report: Favorable with amendment Medical Affairs SJ-21
05/03/89Senate Amended SJ-12
05/03/89Senate Read second time SJ-15
05/03/89Senate Ordered to third reading with notice of amendments SJ-15
05/04/89Senate Read third time and returned to House with amendments SJ-88
05/10/89House Non-concurrence in Senate amendment HJ-72
05/11/89Senate Senate insists upon amendment and conference committee appointed Sens. Lourie, Bryan, Helmly SJ-43
05/16/89House Conference committee appointed Huff, Hodges & TC Alexander HJ-21
05/18/89House Free conference powers granted HJ-13
05/18/89House Free conference committee appointed Huff, Hodges & TC Alexander HJ-14
05/18/89House Free conference report received HJ-64
05/22/89House Recommitted to free conference committee HJ-31
05/23/89House Free conference report received and adopted HJ-88
05/24/89Senate Free conference powers granted SJ-20
05/24/89Senate Free conference committee appointed Sens. Lourie, Helmly, Bryan SJ-21
05/24/89Senate Free conference report received and adopted SJ-21
05/25/89House Ordered enrolled for ratification HJ-8
06/02/89 Ratified R 249
06/08/89 Signed By Governor
06/08/89 Effective date 12/08/89
06/08/89 Act No. 163
06/08/89 See act for exception to or explanation of effective date
06/15/89 Copies available

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