South Carolina General Assembly
123rd Session, 2019-2020

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H. 3732

STATUS INFORMATION

General Bill
Sponsors: Reps. Hewitt, Fry, West, Sandifer and Murphy
Document Path: l:\council\bills\cc\15450vr19.docx

Introduced in the House on January 23, 2019
Introduced in the Senate on February 21, 2019
Last Amended on February 20, 2019
Currently residing in the Senate Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry

Summary: Veterinarians

HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS

     Date      Body   Action Description with journal page number
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   1/23/2019  House   Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 9)
   1/23/2019  House   Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Natural Resources 
                        and Environmental Affairs (House Journal-page 9)
   1/30/2019  House   Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Sandifer
   2/14/2019  House   Committee report: Favorable with amendment Agriculture, 
                        Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs 
                        (House Journal-page 22)
   2/20/2019  House   Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Murphy
   2/20/2019  House   Amended (House Journal-page 15)
   2/20/2019  House   Read second time (House Journal-page 15)
   2/20/2019  House   Roll call Yeas-89  Nays-0 (House Journal-page 15)
   2/21/2019  House   Read third time and sent to Senate
   2/21/2019  Senate  Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 4)
   2/21/2019  Senate  Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry 
                        (Senate Journal-page 4)
   2/21/2019          Scrivener's error corrected

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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL

1/23/2019
2/14/2019
2/20/2019
2/21/2019

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AMENDED

February 20, 2019

H. 3732

Introduced by Reps. Hewitt, Fry, West, Sandifer and Murphy

S. Printed 2/20/19--H.    [SEC 2/21/19 11:19 AM]

Read the first time January 23, 2019.

            

A BILL

TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 40-69-255 SO AS TO REQUIRE VETERINARIANS TO COMPLETE CONTINUING EDUCATION RELATED TO PRESCRIBING AND MONITORING CERTAIN CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES.

Amend Title To Conform

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:

SECTION    1.    Article 1, Chapter 69, Title 40 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding:

"Section 40-69-255.    As part of the biennial continuing education required by the board or pursuant to law, including Regulation 120-6, South Carolina Code of State Regulations, a veterinarian authorized pursuant to state and federal law to prescribe controlled substances shall obtain a South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control Controlled Substances Registration and complete at least two hours of continuing education every two years related to approved procedures of prescribing and monitoring controlled substances listed in Schedules II, III, and IV of the schedules provided for in Sections 44-53-210, 44-53-230, and 44-53-250."

SECTION    2.    This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.

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