Current Status Introducing Body:
HouseBill Number: 4252Primary Sponsor: RudnickCommittee Number: 26Type of Legislation: JRSubject: Canadian Health Insurance ProgramResiding Body: HouseCurrent Committee: Labor, Commerce and IndustryComputer Document Number: 436/11993.DWIntroduced Date: Jan 22, 1992Last History Body: HouseLast History Date: Jan 22, 1992Last History Type: Introduced, read first time, referred to CommitteeScope of Legislation: StatewideAll Sponsors: Rudnick ByrdType of Legislation: Joint Resolution
Bill Body Date Action Description CMN ---- ------ ------------ ------------------------------ --- 4252 House Jan 22, 1992 Introduced, read first time, 26 referred to CommitteeView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
TO ESTABLISH A TASK FORCE TO STUDY THE FEASIBILITY OF ESTABLISHING A SYSTEM OF HEALTH INSURANCE IN THIS STATE SIMILAR TO THE CANADIAN HEALTH INSURANCE PROGRAM AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE MEMBERSHIP, DUTIES, AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE TASK FORCE.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. (A) There is created a task force to study the feasibility of establishing a system of health insurance in this State similar to the Canadian health insurance program, the membership of which is as follows:
(1) two members to be appointed by the Governor;
(2) two members of the Senate to be appointed by the President of the Senate;
(3) two members of the House of Representatives to be appointed by the Speaker of the House;
(4) the Chief Insurance Commissioner;
(5) one representative from each of the following organizations, departments, or agencies to serve at no additional expense to the State:
(a) Health and Human Services Finance Commission;
(b) South Carolina Medical Association;
(c) health insurance industry appointed by the Insurance Commissioner;
(B) At the first meeting of the task force, the members identified in subsection (A) shall elect a chairman of the task force who must be one of the members appointed or stated in subsection (A).
(C) Vacancies occurring on the task force must be filled in the same manner as the original appointment.
SECTION 2. The purpose of the task force is to study the feasibility of establishing a system of health insurance in this State similar to the Canadian health insurance program.
SECTION 3. The task force shall submit its report to the General Assembly no later than July 1, 1993. On a presentation of this report, the task force ceases to exist.
SECTION 4. This joint resolution takes effect upon approval by the Governor.