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A195, R245, H4621
Sponsors: Reps. Harvin and Weeks
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Introduced in the House on February 24, 2010
Introduced in the Senate on April 21, 2010
Passed by the General Assembly on May 19, 2010
Governor's Action: May 28, 2010, Signed
Summary: Diabetes Initiative Board
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 2/24/2010 House Introduced and read first time HJ-106 2/24/2010 House Referred to Committee on Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs HJ-106 4/14/2010 House Committee report: Favorable Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs HJ-12 4/15/2010 House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Weeks 4/20/2010 House Read second time HJ-102 4/21/2010 House Read third time and sent to Senate HJ-11 4/21/2010 Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-9 4/21/2010 Senate Referred to Committee on Medical Affairs SJ-9 5/13/2010 Senate Committee report: Favorable Medical Affairs SJ-15 5/18/2010 Senate Read second time SJ-15 5/19/2010 Senate Read third time and enrolled SJ-46 5/25/2010 Ratified R 245 5/28/2010 Signed By Governor 6/3/2010 Effective date 05/28/10 6/9/2010 Act No. 195
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(A195, R245, H4621)
AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 44-39-20, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE DIABETES INITIATIVE OF SOUTH CAROLINA BOARD, SO AS TO MODIFY THE BOARD'S MEMBERSHIP COMPOSITION AND TERMS OF ITS MEMBERS.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
Diabetes Initiative of South Carolina Board, members added, terms defined
SECTION 1. Section 44-39-20 of the 1976 Code, as last amended by Act 256 of 2008, is further amended to read:
"Section 44-39-20. (A) There is established within the Medical University of South Carolina the Diabetes Initiative of South Carolina Board. The purpose of this board is to establish a statewide program of education, surveillance, clinical research, and translation of new diabetes treatment methods to serve the needs of South Carolina residents with diabetes mellitus. The provisions of this chapter and the initiatives undertaken by the board supplement and do not supplant existing programs and services provided to this population.
(B) The board consists of:
(1) the following officials or their designees:
(a) the President of the Medical University of South Carolina;
(b) the Dean of the University of South Carolina School of Medicine;
(c) the Director of the Department of Health and Environmental Control;
(d) the Director of the State Department of Health and Human Services;
(e) the President of the South Carolina Medical Association;
(f) the Vice President of the Southeastern Division of the American Diabetes Association;
(g) the President of the American Association of Diabetes Educators;
(h) the President of the South Carolina Academy of Family Physicians;
(i) the Head of the Office of Minority Health in the Department of Health and Environmental Control;
(j) the Governor of the South Carolina Chapter of the American College of Physicians;
(k) the Chair of the Division of Endocrinology at the Medical University of South Carolina;
(l) the President of the South Carolina Hospital Association;
(2) a representative of the Office of the Governor, to be appointed by the Governor; and
(3) six representatives appointed by the President of the Medical University of South Carolina, three of whom must be from the general public and one each from the Centers of Excellence Council, the Outreach Council, and the Surveillance Council, all of whom must be persons knowledgeable about diabetes and its complications.
(C) The board may elect nonvoting members and honorary members.
(D) A member of the board is elected for a three-year term. A vacancy on the board must be filled for the remainder of the unexpired term in the manner of original appointment.
(E) The board shall elect from its members a chair for a term of three years.
(F) The board shall meet at least quarterly or more frequently upon the call of the chairman. A member of the board not employed by the State or a political subdivision of the State must receive per diem, subsistence, and mileage as provided by law for members of state boards, commissions, and committees while engaged in the work of the board."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
Ratified the 25th day of May, 2010.
Approved the 28th day of May, 2010.
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