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S*0474 (Rat #0170, Act #0105 of 1991) General Bill, By J.C. Hayes
    A Bill to amend Section 12-23-810, Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, relating to taxation of hospitals licensed by the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control to fund Medicaid expansion, so as to revise the basis for the tax for South Carolina hospitals calculating it based on the number of Medicaid patient days, to require that hospitals licensed in another state and doing business in South Carolina are subject to this tax as of July 1, 1992, to provide the basis for doing business in South Carolina and for calculating the tax, and to increase the total revenue to be generated by this tax from seven and one-half to twenty-one and one-half million dollars; to amend Section 12-23-830, as amended, relating to payment of hospital taxes, so as to remove the grace period and penalties for late payment; to amend Section 44-6-170, as amended, relating to hospital data reporting under the South Carolina Medically Indigent Assistance Act, so as to clarify information to be reported and to require hospitals licensed in another state and doing business in South Carolina as of July 1, 1991, to comply with these reporting requirements; to amend Section 44-6-155, as amended, relating to the Medicaid Expansion Fund, so as to provide that these funds are supplementary and exempt from budget reductions, to set the fund for at least forty-four million dollars for adjusting Medicaid reimbursement for all hospitals, and to allow the funds to carry forward.-amended title
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01/15/91Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-10
01/15/91Senate Referred to Committee on Finance SJ-10
03/06/91Senate Committee report: Favorable Finance SJ-10
03/07/91Senate Read second time SJ-21
03/12/91Senate Read third time and sent to House SJ-21
03/13/91House Introduced and read first time HJ-5
03/13/91House Referred to Committee on Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs HJ-5
04/17/91House Committee report: Favorable Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs HJ-22
04/25/91House Retaining place on calendar committed to Committee on Ways and Means HJ-87
05/02/91House Committee report: Favorable with amendment Ways and Means HJ-7
05/07/91House Amended HJ-8
05/07/91House Read second time HJ-10
05/08/91House Read third time and returned to Senate with amendments HJ-20
05/08/91Senate Concurred in House amendment and enrolled SJ-10
05/27/91 Ratified R 170
05/31/91 Signed By Governor
05/31/91 Effective date 05/31/91
05/31/91 Act No. 105
06/26/91 Copies available

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