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A19, R31, S454
Sponsors: Senators Martin, Bennett, Massey, Jackson and Young
Document Path: l:\council\bills\rt\17939wab21.docx
Companion/Similar bill(s): 3697
Introduced in the Senate on January 13, 2021
Introduced in the House on February 9, 2021
Passed by the General Assembly on April 21, 2021
Governor's Action: April 22, 2021, Signed
Summary: Medications, authorized provisions by unlicensed persons in community residential facilities
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1/13/2021 Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 2) 1/13/2021 Senate Referred to Committee on Medical Affairs (Senate Journal-page 2) 1/28/2021 Senate Polled out of committee Medical Affairs (Senate Journal-page 10) 1/28/2021 Senate Committee report: Favorable Medical Affairs (Senate Journal-page 10) 2/3/2021 Senate Read second time (Senate Journal-page 45) 2/3/2021 Senate Roll call Ayes-37 Nays-0 (Senate Journal-page 45) 2/4/2021 Senate Read third time and sent to House (Senate Journal-page 7) 2/9/2021 House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 7) 2/9/2021 House Referred to Committee on Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs (House Journal-page 7) 4/15/2021 House Committee report: Favorable Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs (House Journal-page 15) 4/21/2021 House Read second time (House Journal-page 14) 4/21/2021 House Roll call Yeas-114 Nays-0 (House Journal-page 14) 4/21/2021 House Read third time and enrolled (House Journal-page 6) 4/22/2021 Ratified R 31 4/22/2021 Signed By Governor 4/26/2021 Effective date 04/22/21 4/26/2021 Act No. 19
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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL
(A19, R31, S454)
AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 40-33-43, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE AUTHORIZED PROVISION OF MEDICATIONS BY UNLICENSED PERSONS IN COMMUNITY RESIDENTIAL FACILITIES, SO AS TO EXTEND THESE PROVISIONS TO CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
Unauthorized persons may administer
SECTION 1. Section 40-33-43 of the 1976 Code is amended to read:
"Section 40-33-43. In community residential care facilities and correctional facilities, the provision of medications may be performed by selected unlicensed persons with documented medication training and skill competency evaluation. The provision of medications by selected unlicensed persons is limited to oral and topical medications, and regularly scheduled insulin, and prescribed anaphylactic treatments under established medical protocol and does not include sliding scale insulin or other injectable medications. Licensed nurses may train and supervise selected unlicensed persons to provide medications and, after reviewing their competency evaluations, may approve selected unlicensed persons for the provision of medications."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval of the Governor.
Ratified the 22nd day of April, 2021.
Approved the 22nd day of April, 2021.
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