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H*4775 (Rat #0509, Act #0437 of 1994) General Bill, By J.H. Hodges
Similar (S 1233, H 4401)
    A Bill to amend the Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, by adding Article 4, Chapter 7, Title 44 so as to enact the Health Care Cooperation Act, which provides for health care cooperative agreements and for the Department of Health and Environmental Control to certify, regulate, and monitor these agreements; and to establish a task force under the Health Care Planning and Oversight Committee to study open-heart surgery and therapeutic cardiac catheterization services; to provide criteria that must be met to perform catheterizations until the task force issues its findings and recommendations; to direct the South Carolina Board of Medical Examiners to conduct reviews of these services; to direct the Office of Research and Statistical Services of the Budget and Control Board to study facilities performing these services and to patient outcomes; to authorize the Department of Health and Environmental Control to take sanctions if patient care is being compromised; and to prohibit discovery of information obtained from these studies.-amended title
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02/17/94House Introduced, read first time, placed on calendar without reference HJ-14
03/24/94House Debate interrupted HJ-28
03/24/94House Read second time HJ-32
03/24/94House Unanimous consent for third reading on next legislative day HJ-33
03/25/94House Read third time and sent to Senate HJ-3
03/29/94Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-16
03/29/94Senate Referred to Committee on Medical Affairs SJ-16
05/10/94Senate Committee report: Favorable with amendment Medical Affairs SJ-5
05/11/94Senate Amended SJ-102
05/11/94Senate Read second time SJ-102
05/11/94Senate Ordered to third reading with notice of amendments SJ-102
05/12/94Senate Amended SJ-123
05/12/94Senate Read third time and returned to House with amendments SJ-126
05/18/94House Senate amendment amended HJ-49
05/18/94House Returned to Senate with amendments HJ-50
05/18/94Senate Concurred in House amendment and enrolled SJ-56
05/24/94 Ratified R 509
05/25/94 Signed By Governor
06/14/94 Effective date 05/25/94
06/14/94 Act No. 437
06/14/94 Copies available

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