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5106Ratification Number: 416Act Number: 316Type of Legislation: General Bill GBIntroducing Body: HouseIntroduced Date: 20020411Primary Sponsor: ParksAll Sponsors: Parks, Breeland, Whipper, Clyburn, Moody-Lawrence, Harrison, Lloyd, J. Hines, Weeks, Allen, Allison, Bales, Barrett, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Carnell, Cato, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Freeman, Frye, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Harrell, Haskins, Hayes, M. Hines, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Keegan, Kelley, Kennedy, Kirsh, Koon, Leach, Lee, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Martin, McGee, McLeod, Meacham-Richardson, Miller, J.H. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Perry, Quinn, Rhoad, Rodgers, Rutherford, Scott, Sheheen, Simrill, F.N. Smith, J.E. Smith, W.D. Smith, Stille, Stuart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Townsend, Walker, Wilder and A. YoungDrafted Document Number: l:\council\bills\nbd\11541ac02.docDate Bill Passed both Bodies: 20020528Governor's Action: SDate of Governor's Action: 20020605Subject: Team physician licensed in another state, to exempt from licensure under certain conditionsHistory Body Date Action Description Com Leg Involved ______ ________ ______________________________________ _______ ____________ ------ 20020618 Act No. A316 ------ 20020605 Signed by Governor ------ 20020530 Ratified R416 Senate 20020528 Read third time, enrolled for ratification Senate 20020523 Read second time, notice of general amendments Senate 20020522 Committee report: Favorable 13 SMA Senate 20020430 Introduced, read first time, 13 SMA referred to Committee House 20020426 Read third time, sent to Senate House 20020425 Read second time, unanimous consent for third reading on the next Legislative day House 20020424 Committee report: Favorable 27 H3M House 20020411 Introduced, read first time, 27 H3M referred to Committee Versions of This Bill Revised on April 24, 2002 - Word format Revised on May 22, 2002 - Word format
(A316, R416, H5106)
AN ACT TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 40-47-97 SO AS TO EXEMPT A TEAM PHYSICIAN LICENSED IN ANOTHER STATE FROM LICENSURE IN THIS STATE IF THE PHYSICIAN IS EMPLOYED OR DESIGNATED AS THE TEAM PHYSICIAN FOR A TEAM VISITING THIS STATE AND THE PHYSICIAN ONLY TREATS THE TEAM MEMBERS, COACHES, AND STAFF.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
In-state practice for out-of-state team physician authorized
SECTION 1. The 1976 Code is amended by adding:
"Section 40-47-97. (A) A physician licensed in another state, territory, or other jurisdiction of the United States or of any other nation or foreign jurisdiction is exempt from the requirements of licensure in this State, if the physician:
(1) holds an active license to practice in the other jurisdiction;
(2) engages in the active practice of medicine in the other jurisdiction; and
(3) is employed or designated as the team physician by an athletic team visiting the State for a specific sporting event.
(B) A physician's practice under this section is limited to the members, coaches, and staff of the team by which the physician is employed or designated. A physician practicing in this State under the authority of this section does not have practice privileges in any licensed health care facility and is not authorized to issue orders or prescriptions or to order testing at a medical facility in this State."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
Ratified the 30th day of May, 2002.
Approved the 5th day of June, 2002.
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