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Session 124 - (2021-2022)Printer Friendly
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S*0613 (Rat #0172, Act #0171 of 2022) General Bill, By Davis
Similar (H 4296)
Summary: Medical assistants
    AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 40-33-20, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS IN THE NURSE PRACTICE ACT, SO AS TO ADD AND REVISE DEFINITIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 40-33-42, RELATING TO THE DELEGATION BY CERTAIN BOARD OF NURSING LICENSEES OF NURSING TASKS TO UNLICENSED ASSISTIVE PERSONNEL, SO AS TO INCLUDE PROVISIONS REGARDING THE ADMINISTRATION OF MEDICATIONS BY CERTIFIED MEDICAL ASSISTANTS; TO AMEND SECTION 40-47-20, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS CONCERNING THE REGULATION OF PHYSICIANS AND MISCELLANEOUS HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS, SO AS TO ADD DEFINITIONS; BY ADDING SECTION 40-47-196 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE DELEGATION OF CERTAIN TASKS TO CERTIFIED MEDICAL ASSISTANTS BY PHYSICIANS AND PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS; TO AMEND SECTION 40-47-30, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO EXCEPTIONS FROM THE REQUIREMENT OF LICENSURE TO PRACTICE MEDICINE, SO AS TO REMOVE PROVISIONS CONCERNING THE DELEGATION BY PHYSICIANS OF CERTAIN TASKS TO UNLICENSED ASSISTIVE PERSONNEL; AND TO AMEND SECTION 40-47-935, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO ACTS AND DUTIES THAT PHYSICIANS ASSISTANTS MAY PERFORM, SO AS TO REMOVE PROVISIONS CONCERNING THE DELEGATION BY PHYSICIANS ASSISTANTS OF CERTAIN TASKS TO UNLICENSED ASSISTIVE PERSONNEL. - ratified title
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02/25/21Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 4)
02/25/21Senate Referred to Committee on Medical Affairs (Senate Journal-page 4)
03/30/22Senate Committee report: Favorable with amendment Medical Affairs (Senate Journal-page 9)
03/31/22 Scrivener's error corrected
04/05/22Senate Committee Amendment Adopted (Senate Journal-page 24)
04/05/22Senate Amended (Senate Journal-page 24)
04/05/22Senate Read second time (Senate Journal-page 24)
04/05/22Senate Roll call Ayes-41 Nays-0 (Senate Journal-page 24)
04/06/22Senate Read third time and sent to House (Senate Journal-page 29)
04/07/22House Introduced and read first time
04/07/22House Referred to Committee on Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs
04/27/22House Committee report: Favorable with amendment Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs (House Journal-page 8)
05/03/22House Amended (House Journal-page 65)
05/03/22House Read second time (House Journal-page 65)
05/03/22House Roll call Yeas-112 Nays-0 (House Journal-page 70)
05/04/22House Read third time and returned to Senate with amendments (House Journal-page 22)
05/04/22 Scrivener's error corrected
05/05/22Senate Concurred in House amendment and enrolled (Senate Journal-page 35)
05/05/22Senate Roll call Ayes-39 Nays-0 (Senate Journal-page 35)
05/12/22 Ratified R 172 (Senate Journal-page 206)
05/16/22 Signed By Governor
05/31/22 Effective date 07/15/22
05/31/22 Act No. 171



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