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S*0931 (Rat #0531, Act #0447 of 1990) General Bill, By P.B. McLeod, C.T. Hinson, I.E. Lourie, M.F. Mullinax and N.W. Smith
    A Bill to amend Section 43-30-20, Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, relating to definitions used in the Client-Patient Protection Act, so as to define the neglect of a client-patient's health or welfare and exploitation and to change the reference to patient to client-patient; Section 43-30-30, relating to the purpose of the Act, so as to include in the purpose provisions for children to be saved from neglect and exploitation; Section 43-30-40, relating to reports of abuse or neglect to the State Law Enforcement Division, ombudsman, or solicitor, so as to include reports of exploitation; Section 43-30-50, relating to reports of abuse or neglect resulting in death, so as to conform a reference to include neglect as well as abuse; and Section 43-30-100, relating to penalties under the Act, so as to provide for the offenses of neglecting and exploiting a client or patient.-amended title
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11/13/89Senate Prefiled
11/13/89Senate Referred to Committee on Medical Affairs
01/09/90Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-64
01/09/90Senate Referred to Committee on Medical Affairs SJ-64
02/14/90Senate Committee report: Favorable with amendment Medical Affairs SJ-7
02/15/90Senate Amended SJ-54
02/15/90Senate Read second time SJ-59
02/20/90Senate Read third time and sent to House SJ-14
02/21/90House Introduced and read first time HJ-26
02/21/90House Referred to Committee on Judiciary HJ-26
04/18/90House Committee report: Favorable Judiciary HJ-8
04/25/90House Read second time HJ-78
04/26/90House Read third time and enrolled HJ-30
05/01/90 Ratified R 531
05/03/90 Signed By Governor
05/03/90 Effective date 05/03/90
05/03/90 Act No. 447
06/05/90 Copies available

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