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Session 124 - (2021-2022)Printer Friendly
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S*0628 (Rat #0238) General Bill, By Davis
Similar (S 0151, H 3175)
Summary: Pharmacy Access Act
    AN ACT TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, TO ENACT THE "PHARMACY ACCESS ACT", BY ADDING SECTIONS 40-43-210, 40-43-230, 40-43-240, 40-43-250, 40-43-260, AND 40-43-270 SO AS TO ALLOW PHARMACIES TO ADMINISTER AND DISPENSE CERTAIN HORMONAL CONTRACEPTION TO PATIENTS PURSUANT TO A STANDING ORDER AND IN ACCORDANCE WITH A WRITTEN JOINT PROTOCOL ISSUED BY THE BOARD OF MEDICAL EXAMINERS AND BOARD OF PHARMACY, TO BE ISSUED WITHIN SIX MONTHS OF THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THE ACT; TO SET FORTH CERTAIN REQUIREMENTS FOR THE WRITTEN JOINT PROTOCOL; TO REQUIRE PHARMACISTS TO OBTAIN A SCREENING SELF-ASSESSMENT FROM A PATIENT BEFORE ADMINISTERING OR DISPENSING HORMONAL CONTRACEPTION; TO PROVIDE CERTAIN LIMITATIONS FROM LIABILITY AND PROFESSIONAL DISCIPLINE FOR PRESCRIBERS AND PHARMACISTS; TO DEFINE TERMS; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES; BY ADDING SECTION 44-6-115 SO AS TO REQUIRE THE MEDICAID PROGRAM TO COVER PHARMACEUTICAL SERVICES THAT INCLUDE ACCESS TO HORMONAL CONTRACEPTION; AND BY ADDING SECTION 40-43-195 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE PERMITTING OF CENTRAL FILL PHARMACIES TO FILL PRESCRIPTION DRUG ORDERS AT THE REQUEST OF AN ORIGINATING PHARMACY; TO DEFINE TERMS; TO ESTABLISH CERTAIN REQUIREMENTS REGARDING THE USE AND OPERATION OF CENTRAL FILL PHARMACIES; TO REQUIRE CERTAIN RECORD KEEPING; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES. - ratified title
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03/02/21Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 7)
03/02/21Senate Referred to Committee on Medical Affairs (Senate Journal-page 7)
03/10/21Senate Committee report: Favorable with amendment Medical Affairs (Senate Journal-page 10)
03/11/21 Scrivener's error corrected
03/31/21Senate Committee Amendment Adopted (Senate Journal-page 50)
03/31/21Senate Amended (Senate Journal-page 50)
04/08/21 Amended (Senate Journal-page 55)
04/08/21Senate Read second time (Senate Journal-page 55)
04/08/21Senate Roll call Ayes-40 Nays-0 (Senate Journal-page 55)
04/09/21 Scrivener's error corrected
04/22/21Senate Read third time and sent to House (Senate Journal-page 10)
04/27/21House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 85)
04/27/21House Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry (House Journal-page 85)
03/10/22House Recalled from Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry (House Journal-page 78)
03/10/22House Referred to Committee on Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs (House Journal-page 78)
04/27/22House Committee report: Favorable with amendment Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs (House Journal-page 6)
05/03/22House Requests for debate-Rep(s). Tedder, Rutherford, JA Moore, Long, Ott, Hart, Bernstein, S Williams, Rivers, Henegan, McDaniel, Gilliard, Clyburn, Hosey, JL Johnson, Kirby, KO Johnson, Wheeler, Jefferson, Hill (House Journal-page 62)
05/04/22House Requests for debate removed-Rep(s). Tedder, Bernstein, Gilliard, Rivers, K.O. Johnson, Hart, Jefferson, Henegan, Hosey, Wheeler, Rutherford and J.L. Johnson (House Journal-page 38)
05/04/22House Amended (House Journal-page 137)
05/04/22House Read second time (House Journal-page 137)
05/04/22House Roll call Yeas-74 Nays-29 (House Journal-page 137)
05/05/22 Scrivener's error corrected
05/05/22House Read third time and returned to Senate with amendments (House Journal-page 101)
05/11/22Senate House amendment amended (Senate Journal-page 91)
05/11/22Senate Roll call Ayes-40 Nays-0 (Senate Journal-page 91)
05/11/22Senate Roll call Ayes-40 Nays-0 (Senate Journal-page 91)
05/11/22Senate Roll call Ayes-40 Nays-0 (Senate Journal-page 91)
05/11/22Senate Returned to House with amendments (Senate Journal-page 91)
05/12/22House Non-concurrence in Senate amendment (House Journal-page 147)
05/12/22House Roll call Yeas-1 Nays-102 (House Journal-page 148)
05/12/22Senate Senate insists upon amendment and conference committee appointed Davis, Cromer, Hutto (Senate Journal-page 116)
05/12/22House Conference committee appointed Jordan, Ott, Lowe (House Journal-page 129)
05/12/22House Conference report received and adopted (House Journal-page 167)
05/12/22House Roll call Yeas-91 Nays-12 (House Journal-page 179)
05/12/22Senate Conference report received and adopted (Senate Journal-page 119)
05/12/22House Ordered enrolled for ratification
05/18/22 Ratified R 238
05/23/22 Signed By Governor



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