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H*4365 (Rat #0284, Act #0263 of 1996) General Bill, By Lanford, Bailey, B.D. Cain, R.J. Herdklotz, Jennings, W.D. Keyserling, Law, Seithel, Simrill and Walker
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    A Bill to amend the Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, by adding Section 44-61-65 so as to establish licensure requirements for first responder emergency medical services organizations; to amend Section 44-61-20, relating to definitions for "The Emergency Medical Services Act of South Carolina" so as to define EMT first responder agency; to amend Section 44-61-30, relating to standards for emergency medical services and the creation of the Emergency Medical Services Advisory Council so as to include in the EMS program the licensing of EMT first responder agencies, the designation of trauma centers, and the categorization of hospital emergency departments and to expand the membership of the Emergency Medical Services Advisory Council; to amend Section 44-61-40, relating to emergency medical licenses and permits, so as to require a license and permit for providing EMT first response or ambulance service rather than for transporting patients; to amend Section 44-61-90, relating to ambulance service records so as to require recordkeeping of patient care rather than of ambulance runs; and to amend Section 44-61-140, relating to requirements for existing rescue units so as to provide that in performing their functions these units may not conflict with licensed agencies rather than with ambulance services.-amended title
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12/13/95House Prefiled
12/13/95House Referred to Committee on Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs
01/09/96House Introduced and read first time HJ-68
01/09/96House Referred to Committee on Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs HJ-68
02/01/96House Committee report: Favorable with amendment Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs HJ-4
02/06/96House Amended HJ-192
02/06/96House Read second time HJ-193
02/07/96House Read third time and sent to Senate HJ-14
02/08/96Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-7
02/08/96Senate Referred to Committee on Medical Affairs SJ-7
02/27/96Senate Recalled from Committee on Medical Affairs SJ-32
02/28/96Senate Amended SJ-18
02/28/96Senate Read second time SJ-18
02/29/96Senate Read third time and returned to House with amendments SJ-13
03/06/96House Concurred in Senate amendment and enrolled HJ-18
03/26/96 Ratified R 284
04/01/96 Signed By Governor
04/01/96 Effective date 01/01/97
04/09/96 Copies available
04/09/96 Act No. 263

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