Current Status Introducing Body:
SenateBill Number: 946Primary Sponsor: CoursonCommittee Number: 27Type of Legislation: GBSubject: Organ and Tissue Donor ProgramResiding Body: HouseCurrent Committee: Medical, Military, Public and Municipal AffairsComputer Document Number: BBM/10792AC.94Introduced Date: 19940111Date of Last Amendment: 19940201Last History Body: HouseLast History Date: 19940203Last History Type: Introduced, read first time, referred to CommitteeScope of Legislation: StatewideAll Sponsors: Courson LanderType of Legislation: General Bill
Bill Body Date Action Description CMN Leg Involved ____ ______ ____________ ______________________________ ___ ____________ 946 House 19940203 Introduced, read first time, 27 referred to Committee 946 Senate 19940202 Read third time, sent to House 946 Senate 19940201 Amended, read second time 946 Senate 19940127 Committee Report: Favorable 13 with amendment 946 Senate 19940111 Introduced, read first time, 13 referred to Committee 946 Senate 19931220 Prefiled, referred to 13 CommitteeView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
COMMITTEE AMENDMENT ADOPTED
February 1, 1994
S. Printed 2/1/94--S.
Read the first time January 11, 1994.
TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 10 TO TITLE 44, CHAPTER 43, SO AS TO ESTABLISH THE ORGAN AND TISSUE DONOR PROGRAM WITHIN THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL; AND TO ADD SECTION 56-1-143 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE AND TAXATION SHALL OFFER PERSONS OBTAINING OR RENEWING A DRIVER'S LICENSE THE OPPORTUNITY TO CONTRIBUTE ONE DOLLAR TO THE ORGAN AND TISSUE PROGRAM AND THESE FUNDS MUST BE CREDITED TO AN ACCOUNT IN THE STATE TREASURER'S OFFICE FOR USE BY THE DEPARTMENT FOR THIS PROGRAM.
Amend Title To Conform
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. The 1976 Code is amended by adding:
Section 44-43-810. There is established in the Department of Health and Environmental Control the Organ and Tissue Donor Program to promote organ and tissue donations. The department shall promulgate regulations containing guidelines and procedures for use of the funds credited to the department from contributions to the fund pursuant to Section 56-1-143."
SECTION 2. The 1976 Code is amended by adding:
"Section 56-1-143. The Department of Revenue and Taxation shall offer in writing an applicant for a new or renewal driver's license, commercial driver's license, or motorcycle driver's license an opportunity to make a contribution of one dollar to be credited to the Department of Health and Environmental Control Organ and Tissue Donor Program. The one dollar contribution must be added to the license fee and credited to a separate account established in the State Treasurer's office for use by the Department of Health and Environmental Control for the organ and tissue donor."
SECTION 3. This act takes effect on the first day of the fourth month following approval by the Governor.