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TO AMEND SECTION 44-66-30, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PERSONS WHO MAY MAKE HEALTH CARE DECISIONS FOR A PATIENT WHO IS UNABLE TO CONSENT, SO AS TO ADD AN ADDITIONAL CATEGORY OF PERSONS.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Section 44-66-30(A) of the 1976 Code is amended by adding an appropriately numbered item at the end to read:
"( ) a person who has an established relationship with the patient, who is acting in good faith on behalf of the patient, and who can reliably convey the patient's wishes."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
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