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1360Type of Legislation: General Bill GBIntroducing Body: SenateIntroduced Date: 20000425Primary Sponsor: RankinAll Sponsors: RankinDrafted Document Number: l:\council\bills\pt\2038dw00.docResiding Body: SenateSubject: Georgetown, Horry County; Murrell's Inlet-Garden City Fire District; emergency Medical services, may provide, whenHistory Body Date Action Description Com Leg Involved ______ ________ ______________________________________ _______ ____________ ------ 20000426 Scrivener's error corrected Senate 20000425 Introduced, read first time, placed on local and uncontested Calendar Versions of This Bill Revised on April 25, 2000 - Word format Revised on April 26, 2000 - Word format
April 25, 2000
L. Printed 4/25/00--S. [SEC 4/26/00 1:32 PM]
Read the first time April 25, 2000.
TO AMEND ACT 876 OF 1966, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE CREATION OF THE MURRELL'S INLET-GARDEN CITY FIRE DISTRICT IN GEORGETOWN AND HORRY COUNTIES, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE DISTRICT TO PROVIDE EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES WITHIN ITS BOUNDARIES UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Section 5 of Act 876 of 1966 is amended by adding:
"(j) To provide emergency medical services if it has received permission, by written resolution, from the governing bodies of Georgetown and Horry counties. However, emergency medical services may not be provided to those parts of the district where emergency medical services are being provided by a governmental entity at the time the district's governing body determines to provide emergency medical services authorized under the provisions of this item. The district may build, acquire, construct, operate, and maintain emergency medical services facilities or contract for the use of any facilities as are, in the opinion of the governing body of the district, necessary for the provision of the services. The district may impose such schedule of rates and charges for the use of emergency medical services as the governing body of the district shall from time to time approve. The governing body may place into effect and revise, whenever it wishes or is required, a schedule of rates for emergency medical services made available by it to persons, firms, and corporations within the district."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
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