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Introduced in the Senate on March 1, 2018
Introduced in the House on March 20, 2018
Currently residing in the House Committee on Regulations and Administrative Procedures
Summary: SC Stroke Care System (D. No. 4760)
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 3/1/2018 Senate Introduced, read first time, placed on calendar without reference (Senate Journal-page 8) 3/7/2018 Senate Read second time (Senate Journal-page 28) 3/7/2018 Senate Roll call Ayes-42 Nays-0 (Senate Journal-page 28) 3/13/2018 Senate Read third time and sent to House (Senate Journal-page 18) 3/20/2018 House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 110) 3/20/2018 House Referred to Committee on Regulations and Administrative Procedures (House Journal-page 110)
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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL
March 1, 2018
S. Printed 3/1/18--S.
Read the first time March 1, 2018.
TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL, RELATING TO SOUTH CAROLINA STROKE CARE SYSTEM, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 4760, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. The regulations of the Department of Health and Environmental Control, relating to South Carolina Stroke Care System, designated as Regulation Document Number 4760, and submitted to the General Assembly pursuant to the provisions of Article 1, Chapter 23, Title 1 of the 1976 Code, are approved.
SECTION 2. This joint resolution takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
The Department of Health and Environmental Control ("Department") has promulgated this new regulation to execute the requirements of the Stroke System of Care Act of 2011, S.C. Code Sections 44-61-610 et seq. (Supp. 2016). The regulation establishes a process of application and recognition of acute care hospitals wishing to be recognized as stroke centers within South Carolina. The regulation establishes a statewide stroke registry for the collection and analysis of stroke care by acute care hospitals within the state. Additionally, the regulation adopts a nationally recognized, standardized stroke-triage assessment tool, posted on the Department's website and distributed to all Emergency Medical Services ("EMS") agencies licensed by the Department.
The Department had a Notice of Drafting published in the State Register on April 28, 2017.
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