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H*4136 (Rat #0381, Act #0321 of 1996) General Bill, By  House Judiciary
Similar (H 3744)
    A Bill to amend the Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, by adding Section 44-29-250 so as to provide that a person who collects and submits an anonymous sample of the person's own body fluid or tissue for Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) testing is not required to report a positive test result and that the results are confidential and to further provide that a positive result must be reported by the laboratory to the Department of Health and Environmental Control without identifying information included in the report; and by adding Section 44-29-240 so as to provide that a person on whom an invasive procedure is to be performed is encouraged to know or to have his blood tested to determine his HIV status and to disclose this status to the health professionals rendering care.-amended title
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04/20/95House Introduced, read first time, placed on calendar without reference HJ-8
04/26/95House Debate interrupted HJ-76
04/26/95House Amended HJ-103
04/26/95House Objection by Rep. Simrill, Fair, Trotter, Marchbanks, Rice, Robinson, Harrison, Cromer, Jennings, Shissias & Huff HJ-104
04/26/95House Objection withdrawn by Rep. Simrill & Robinson HJ-114
04/26/95House Objection by Rep. Tripp & Easterday HJ-114
05/17/95House Amended HJ-34
05/17/95House Read second time HJ-36
05/17/95House Roll call Yeas-87 Nays-9 HJ-36
05/18/95House Read third time and sent to Senate HJ-59
05/18/95Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-41
05/18/95Senate Referred to Committee on Medical Affairs SJ-41
04/16/96Senate Committee report: Favorable with amendment Medical Affairs SJ-17
05/02/96Senate Amended SJ-29
05/02/96Senate Read second time SJ-29
05/03/96Senate Read third time and returned to House with amendments SJ-49
05/08/96House Concurred in Senate amendment and enrolled HJ-37
05/14/96 Ratified R 381
05/20/96 Signed By Governor
05/20/96 Effective date 05/20/96
05/31/96 Copies available
05/31/96 Act No. 321

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