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Sponsors: Senator Knotts
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Introduced in the Senate on January 22, 2004
Introduced in the House on March 16, 2004
Last Amended on March 9, 2004
Currently residing in the House Committee on Education and Public Works
Summary: USC Medical School, human research remains, burial or cremation
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1/22/2004 Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-13 1/22/2004 Senate Referred to Committee on Education SJ-13 3/4/2004 Senate Committee report: Favorable with amendment Education SJ-8 3/8/2004 Scrivener's error corrected 3/9/2004 Senate Amended SJ-63 3/9/2004 Senate Read second time SJ-63 3/9/2004 Senate Ordered to third reading with notice of amendments SJ-63 3/11/2004 Senate Read third time and sent to House SJ-17 3/16/2004 House Introduced and read first time HJ-6 3/16/2004 House Referred to Committee on Education and Public Works HJ-6
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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL
COMMITTEE AMENDMENT ADOPTED
March 9, 2004
S. Printed 3/9/04--S.
Read the first time January 22, 2004.
TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-117-110 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT THE REMAINS OF ANY PERSON WHO DONATED HIS OR HER BODY TO THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA MEDICAL SCHOOL FOR SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH PURPOSES MUST BE INTERRED BY THE MEDICAL SCHOOL AT ITS EXPENSE IN A MARKED CEMETERY GRAVESITE IF THE REMAINS WERE BURIED OR IF THE REMAINS WERE CREMATED IN A MEMORIAL GARDEN CRYPT WHICH IDENTIFIES THE DECEDENT'S ASHES.
Amend Title To Conform
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Chapter 117, Title 59 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding:
"Section 59-117-110. The University of South Carolina School of Medicine may remove and relocate, at its expense, the cremains of a person, whose body was donated to and the cremains interred by the school of medicine from a grave or cemetery in the State to a memorial garden maintained at the school of medicine. Before the removal and relocation, the school of medicine shall notify the Department of Health and Environmental Control but is not required to obtain a permit as may otherwise be required by law or regulation."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
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