South Carolina General Assembly
123rd Session, 2019-2020

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H. 4286

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General Bill
Sponsors: Rep. D.C. Moss
Document Path: l:\council\bills\nl\13820wab19.docx

Introduced in the House on March 21, 2019
Currently residing in the House Committee on Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs

Summary: Prescription drug label requirements

HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS

     Date      Body   Action Description with journal page number
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   3/21/2019  House   Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 3)
   3/21/2019  House   Referred to Committee on Medical, Military, Public and 
                        Municipal Affairs (House Journal-page 3)

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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL

3/21/2019

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A BILL

TO AMEND SECTION 39-23-50, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO REQUIREMENTS FOR PRESCRIPTION DRUG LABELS, SO AS TO INCLUDE LOT NUMBERS.

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

SECTION    1.    Section 39-23-50(b)(2) of the 1976 Code is amended to read:

"(2)    Any A drug dispensed by filling or refilling a written or oral prescription of a practitioner licensed by law to administer such the drug shall must be exempt from the requirements of Section 39-23-40, except paragraphs (a), (i)(2) and (3), (k), and the packaging requirements of paragraphs (g) and (h), if the drug bears a label containing the name and address of the dispenser, the serial number and date of the prescription or of its filling, the lot number of the prescription, the name of the prescriber, and if stated in the prescription the name of the patient, and the directions for use and cautionary statements, if any, contained in such the prescription. This exemption shall not apply to any a drug dispensed in the course of the conduct of a business of dispensing drugs pursuant to diagnosis by mail, or to a drug dispensed in violation of paragraph (1) of this subsection."

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

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