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A218, R226, S1429
Sponsors: Senators Alexander and Ford
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Introduced in the Senate on April 11, 2012
Introduced in the House on April 26, 2012
Last Amended on April 24, 2012
Passed by the General Assembly on May 31, 2012
Governor's Action: June 7, 2012, Signed
Summary: Alzheimer's disease and Related disorders Resource Coordination Center Advisory Council
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 4/11/2012 Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 7) 4/11/2012 Senate Referred to Committee on Medical Affairs (Senate Journal-page 7) 4/19/2012 Senate Committee report: Favorable with amendment Medical Affairs 4/20/2012 Scrivener's error corrected 4/24/2012 Senate Committee Amendment Adopted (Senate Journal-page 34) 4/24/2012 Senate Read second time (Senate Journal-page 34) 4/24/2012 Senate Roll call Ayes-36 Nays-0 (Senate Journal-page 34) 4/25/2012 Scrivener's error corrected 4/25/2012 Senate Read third time and sent to House (Senate Journal-page 24) 4/26/2012 House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 25) 4/26/2012 House Referred to Committee on Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs (House Journal-page 25) 5/23/2012 House Committee report: Favorable Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs (House Journal-page 8) 5/30/2012 House Read second time (House Journal-page 29) 5/30/2012 House Roll call Yeas-104 Nays-0 (House Journal-page 51) 5/31/2012 House Read third time and enrolled (House Journal-page 35) 6/5/2012 Ratified R 226 6/7/2012 Signed By Governor 6/19/2012 Effective date 06/07/12 6/21/2012 Act No. 218
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(A218, R226, S1429)
AN ACT TO AMEND ARTICLE 3, CHAPTER 36, TITLE 44, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE AND RELATED DISORDERS RESOURCE COORDINATION CENTER AND ITS ADVISORY COUNCIL, SO AS TO CLARIFY THAT THIS CENTER IS IN THE OFFICE OF THE LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
Clarifies that center is in the Office of the Lieutenant Governor
SECTION 1. Article 3, Chapter 36, Title 44 of the 1976 Code is amended to read:
Section 44-36-310. There is created in the Office of the Lieutenant Governor, Division on Aging, the Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Resource Coordination Center to provide statewide coordination, service system development, information and referral, and caregiver support services to individuals with Alzheimer's disease and related disorders, their families, and caregivers.
Section 44-36-320. The center shall:
(1) initiate the development of systems which coordinate the delivery of programs and services;
(2) facilitate the coordination and integration of research, program development, planning, and quality assurance;
(3) identify potential users of services and gaps in the service delivery system and expand methods and resources to enhance statewide services;
(4) serve as a resource for education, research, and training and provide information and referral services;
(5) provide technical assistance for the development of support groups and other local initiatives to serve individuals, families, and caregivers;
(6) recommend public policy concerning Alzheimer's disease and related disorders to state policymakers;
(7) submit an annual report to the Chairman of the Medical Affairs Committee of the Senate and the Chairman of the Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs Committee of the House of Representatives in addition to publishing the report on the Lieutenant Governor's website.
Section 44-36-330. (A) The Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Resource Coordination Center must be supported by an advisory council appointed by the Lieutenant Governor including, but not limited to, representatives of:
(1) Alzheimer's Association Chapters;
(2) American Association of Retired Persons;
(3) Clemson University;
(4) Department of Disabilities and Special Needs;
(5) Department of Health and Environmental Control;
(6) Department of Mental Health;
(7) Department of Social Services;
(8) Department of Health and Human Services;
(9) Medical University of South Carolina;
(10) National Association of Social Workers, South Carolina Chapter;
(11) South Carolina Adult Day Care Association;
(12) South Carolina Association of Area Agencies on Aging;
(13) South Carolina Association of Council on Aging Directors;
(14) South Carolina Association of Nonprofit Homes for the Aging;
(15) South Carolina Association of Residential Care Homes;
(16) South Carolina Health Care Association;
(17) South Carolina Home Care Association;
(18) South Carolina Hospital Association;
(19) South Carolina Medical Association;
(20) South Carolina Nurses' Association;
(21) Statewide Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Registry;
(22) University of South Carolina;
(23) South Carolina State University.
(B) Members of the advisory council are not entitled to mileage, per diem, subsistence, or any other form of compensation."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
Ratified the 5th day of June, 2012.
Approved the 7th day of June, 2012.
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