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S 0588 General Bill, By Drummond
    A Bill to amend Section 40-25-20, Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, relating to definitions in the Fitting and Selling of Hearing Aids Act, so as to revise the definition for audiologist; to amend Section 40-25-30, relating to the powers and duties of the Department of Health and Environmental Control, so as to provide for refunds and establishment of licensing fees; to amend Section 40-25-40, relating to the Commission of Hearing Aid Dealers and Fitters, so as to provide for mileage and delete obsolete language; to amend Section 40-25-60, relating to licenses, so as to delete the filing requirements for corporations, partnerships, trusts, and associations; to amend Section 40-25-70, relating to duties of licensees, so as to delete the provisions pertaining to the examination of children twelve years of age, require medical evaluations, and provide for waivers; to amend Section 40-25-100, relating to the issuance of licenses and, for persons licensed in another state, of certificates of endorsement, so as to provide for fees to be set by regulation and delete the requirements for character and health; to amend Section 40-25-110, relating to qualifications of applicants for examinations, so as to delete obsolete language, change the age requirement from twenty-one to eighteen years, delete the health requirement, provide for licensing of audiologists, and provide for appeals; to amend Section 40-25-120, relating to temporary permits, so as to delete the character and health requirements and provide for fees to be set by regulation; to amend Section 40-25-150, relating to renewal and display of licenses and continuing education, so as to provide for fees to be set by regulation; to amend Section 40-25-160, relating to complaints against licensees and suspension and revocation of licenses, so as to increase the time for service of a complaint before a hearing from twenty to thirty days and provide for refunds; and to reauthorize the existence of the Commission for Hearing Aid Dealers and Fitters for six years.
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02/05/91Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-10
02/05/91Senate Referred to Committee on Medical Affairs SJ-11

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