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H 3064
Session 122 (2017-2018) 

H 3064Next General Bill, By Rutherford, Gilliard, Williams and Jefferson
 A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION
 40-43-185 SO AS TO PROVIDE THE BOARD OF PHARMACY SHALL ISSUE A WRITTEN
 PROTOCOL IN COMPLIANCE WITH WHICH PHARMACISTS, WITHOUT AN ORDER OF A
 PRACTITIONER, MAY PRESCRIBE AND DISPENSE HORMONAL CONTRACEPTIVE PATCHES AND
 SELF-ADMINISTERED ORAL HORMONAL CONTRACEPTIVES; TO PROVIDE THE BOARD ALSO
 SHALL ADOPT CERTAIN RULES TO ESTABLISH STANDARD PROCEDURES FOR THESE
 PRESCRIPTIONS AND DISPENSATIONS; AND TO PROVIDE THAT LAWS GOVERNING INSURANCE
 COVERAGE OF CONTRACEPTIVE DRUGS, DEVICES, PRODUCTS, AND SERVICES MUST BE
 CONSTRUED TO APPLY TO HORMONAL CONTRACEPTIVE PATCHES AND SELF-ADMINISTERED
 ORAL HORMONAL CONTRACEPTIVES PRESCRIBED AND DISPENSED PURSUANT TO THIS ACT.

   12/15/16  House  Prefiled
   12/15/16  House  Referred to Committee on Medical, Military,
                     Public and Municipal Affairs
   01/10/17  House  Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 60)
   01/10/17  House  Referred to Committee on Medical, Military,
                     Public and Municipal Affairs (House Journal-page 60)
   03/22/17  House  Committee report: Favorable with amendment
                     Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs
                     (House Journal-page 74)
   03/28/17  House  Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Gilliard
   03/28/17  House  Requests for debate-Rep(s). Simrill, Hiott, GM
                     Smith, Dillard, S Rivers, Kirby, Bennett,
                     Daning, Crosby, Whipper, Brown, Cole, Tallon,
                     Magnuson, Forester, Robinson-Simpson, Bannister,
                     Taylor, GR Smith, Stringer, Loftis, Burns,
                     McEachern, Erickson, Hart, Crawford, Hewitt,
                     Ryhal (House Journal-page 46)
   04/04/17  House  Debate adjourned until Wed., 4-5-17
                     (House Journal-page 40)
   04/05/17  House  Debate adjourned until Thur., 4-6-17
                     (House Journal-page 118)
   04/19/17  House  Debate adjourned until Thur., 4-20-17
                     (House Journal-page 41)
   04/26/17  House  Debate adjourned until Thur., 4-27-17
                     (House Journal-page 74)
   05/03/17  House  Debate adjourned until Thur., 5-4-17
                     (House Journal-page 54)
   05/04/17  House  Debate adjourned until Tues., 5-9-17
                     (House Journal-page 63)
   05/09/17  House  Debate adjourned until Wed., 5-10-17
                     (House Journal-page 145)
   05/10/17  House  Debate adjourned until Thur., 5-11-17
                     (House Journal-page 77)
   01/10/18  House  Member(s) request name added as sponsor:
                     Williams, Jefferson
   01/10/18  House  Debate adjourned until Wed., 1-24-18
                     (House Journal-page 15)
   01/25/18  House  Debate adjourned until Tues., 1-30-18
                     (House Journal-page 54)
   02/14/18  House  Debate adjourned until Thur., 2-15-18
                     (House Journal-page 35)
   02/15/18  House  Debate adjourned until Tues., 2-20-18
                     (House Journal-page 40)
   02/27/18  House  Amended (House Journal-page 18)
   02/27/18  House  Rejected (House Journal-page 18)
   02/27/18  House  Roll call Yeas-33  Nays-69 (House Journal-page 20)
   02/28/18  House  Reconsidered (House Journal-page 16)
   02/28/18  House  Debate adjourned until Thur., 3-1-18
                     (House Journal-page 18)
   03/01/18  House  Debate adjourned until Tues., 3-6-18
                     (House Journal-page 34)
   03/08/18  House  Amended (House Journal-page 107)
   03/08/18  House  Read second time (House Journal-page 107)
   03/08/18  House  Roll call Yeas-50  Nays-47 (House Journal-page 108)
   03/09/18         Scrivener's error corrected
   03/22/18  House  Read third time and sent to Senate
                     (House Journal-page 43)
   03/22/18  House  Reconsidered (House Journal-page 44)
   03/22/18  House  Continued (House Journal-page 45)





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AMENDED

March 8, 2018

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Introduced by Reps. Rutherford, Gilliard, Williams, Jefferson, and Mack

S. Printed 3/8/18--H.

Read the first time January 10, 2017.

            

A BILL

TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 40-43-185 SO AS TO PROVIDE THE BOARD OF PHARMACY SHALL ISSUE A WRITTEN PROTOCOL IN COMPLIANCE WITH WHICH PHARMACISTS, WITHOUT AN ORDER OF A PRACTITIONER, MAY PRESCRIBE AND DISPENSE HORMONAL CONTRACEPTIVE PATCHES AND SELF-ADMINISTERED ORAL HORMONAL CONTRACEPTIVES; TO PROVIDE THE BOARD ALSO SHALL ADOPT CERTAIN RULES TO ESTABLISH STANDARD PROCEDURES FOR THESE PRESCRIPTIONS AND DISPENSATIONS; AND TO PROVIDE THAT LAWS GOVERNING INSURANCE COVERAGE OF CONTRACEPTIVE DRUGS, DEVICES, PRODUCTS, AND SERVICES MUST BE CONSTRUED TO APPLY TO HORMONAL CONTRACEPTIVE PATCHES AND SELF-ADMINISTERED ORAL HORMONAL CONTRACEPTIVES PRESCRIBED AND DISPENSED PURSUANT TO THIS ACT.

Amend Title To Conform

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:

SECTION    1.    Chapter 43, Title 40 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding:

"Section 40-43-185.    (A)    A physician licensed by the Board of Medical Examiners may prescribe contraceptive drugs that may be dispensed over a period of up to three years after the order is issued. The Board of Pharmacy may, in its discretion, issue a written protocol in compliance with which a pharmacist may dispense contraceptive drugs pursuant to such prescription orders.

(B)    For purposes of this section, the term 'contraceptive drugs' means all drugs approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration that are used to prevent pregnancy, including, but not limited to, hormonal drugs administered orally, transdermally, or transvaginally.

SECTION    2.    This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.

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