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Sponsors: Reps. M.A. Pitts, Limehouse, Altman, Anthony, Duncan, Harrison, Koon, Martin, Pinson, Sinclair, G.R. Smith and Taylor
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Introduced in the House on January 28, 2004
Introduced in the Senate on May 18, 2004
Last Amended on May 13, 2004
Currently residing in the Senate Committee on Medical Affairs
Summary: Medical Disciplinary Commission, membership
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1/28/2004 House Introduced and read first time HJ-48 1/28/2004 House Referred to Committee on Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs HJ-48 5/12/2004 House Committee report: Favorable with amendment Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs HJ-9 5/13/2004 House Amended HJ-22 5/13/2004 House Read second time HJ-22 5/13/2004 House Unanimous consent for third reading on next legislative day HJ-22 5/14/2004 House Read third time and sent to Senate HJ-3 5/18/2004 Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-11 5/18/2004 Senate Referred to Committee on Medical Affairs SJ-11
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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL
May 13, 2004
Introduced by Reps. M.A. Pitts, Limehouse, Altman, Anthony, Duncan, Harrison, Koon, Martin, Pinson, Sinclair, G.R. Smith and Taylor
S. Printed 5/13/04--H.
Read the first time January 28, 2004.
TO AMEND SECTION 40-47-211, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE MEDICAL DISCIPLINARY COMMISSION OF THE STATE BOARD OF MEDICAL EXAMINERS, SO AS TO ADD TWO LAY MEMBERS FROM EACH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT TO BE ELECTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
Amend Title To Conform
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Section 40-47-211 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding a new paragraph at the end to read:
"In addition to the above members of the commission, each congressional district must be represented by two additional lay members who must be residents of the congressional districts which they represent on the commission. Of these members first elected, one must be elected for an initial term of two years, and one must be elected for an initial term of four years; the initial terms of these members must be set by the General Assembly at the election. Thereafter, all lay members must be elected for three-year terms. These lay members of the commission are limited to three terms. Vacancies must be filled for the remainder of the unexpired term by election in the same manner of original election."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
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