Current Status Introducing Body:
SenateBill Number: 257Ratification Number: 132Act Number: 75Primary Sponsor: DrummondType of Legislation: GBSubject: Nursing BoardCompanion Bill Number: 3226Date Bill Passed both Bodies: 19930511Computer Document Number: 436/12779AC.93Governor's Action: SDate of Governor's Action: 19930524Introduced Date: 19930120Last History Body: ------Last History Date: 19930524Last History Type: Act No. 75Scope of Legislation: StatewideAll Sponsors: DrummondType of Legislation: General Bill
Bill Body Date Action Description CMN Leg Involved ---- ------ ------------ ------------------------------ --- ------------ 257 ------ 19930524 Act No. 75 257 ------ 19930524 Signed by Governor 257 ------ 19930518 Ratified R 132 257 House 19930511 Read third time, enrolled for ratification 257 House 19930506 Read second time 257 House 19930428 Committee Report: Favorable 27 257 House 19930318 Introduced, read first time, 27 referred to Committee 257 Senate 19930317 Read third time, sent to House 257 Senate 19930316 Read second time 257 Senate 19930311 Committee Report: Favorable 13 257 Senate 19930120 Introduced, read first time, 13 referred to CommitteeView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
(A75, R132, S257)
AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 40-33-50, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CIRCUMSTANCES TO WHICH THE REQUIREMENTS OF NURSING DO NOT APPLY, SO AS TO INCLUDE OUT-OF-STATE NURSES ENROLLED IN AN APPROVED COURSE OR EXPERIMENTAL PROJECT; TO AMEND SECTION 40-33-230, RELATING TO STATE BOARD OF NURSING COMPENSATION, SO AS TO CONFORM COMPENSATION PROVISIONS TO OTHER STATE BOARDS; TO AMEND SECTION 40-33-260, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO A BOARD QUORUM, SO AS TO REVISE IT TO CONFORM TO THE INCREASED BOARD SIZE; TO AMEND SECTION 40-33-910, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO EXAMINATIONS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT AN APPLICANT MUST PASS AN EXAMINATION PRESCRIBED RATHER THAN ADMINISTERED BY THE BOARD; AND TO REAUTHORIZE THE STATE BOARD OF NURSING FOR SIX YEARS.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
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SECTION 1. Section 40-33-50 of the 1976 Code, as last amended by Act 114 of 1987, is further amended by adding at the end:
"(8) As prohibiting the practice of nursing by a licensed nurse of another state or country who is enrolled in a board-approved course of study or board-approved experimental project requiring nursing practice as a part of the educational program."
Board member compensation
SECTION 2. Section 40-33-230 of the 1976 Code is amended to read:
"Section 40-33-230. A board member may receive for board service the usual per diem, mileage, and subsistence as provided by law for members of state boards for each day actually engaged in the duties of the office. These expenses must be paid from the fees received by the board under this chapter."
SECTION 3. Section 40-33-260 of the 1976 Code, as last amended by Act 114 of 1987, is further amended to read: "Section 40-33-260. The board shall meet at least quarterly for the purpose of transaction of business.
Five members of the board constitute a quorum, but no action of the board is valid unless authorized by the affirmative vote of a majority of the members present."
SECTION 4. Section 40-33-910 of the 1976 Code, as last amended by Act 114 of 1987, is further amended to read:
"Section 40-33-910. An applicant must pass the examinations prescribed by the board in subjects as may be determined by the board."
SECTION 5. In accordance with Section 1-20-60 of the 1976 Code the existence of the State Board of Nursing is reauthorized for six years.
SECTION 6. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
Approved the 24th day of May, 1993.