South Carolina General Assembly
125th Session, 2023-2024

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S. 962

STATUS INFORMATION

General Bill
Sponsors: Senator Cromer
Document Path: LC-0558WAB24.docx

Introduced in the Senate on January 16, 2024
Introduced in the House on March 20, 2024
Last Amended on May 8, 2024
Currently residing in the Senate

Summary: Pharmacy benefits

HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS

Date Body Action Description with journal page number
1/16/2024 Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 4)
1/16/2024 Senate Referred to Committee on Banking and Insurance (Senate Journal-page 4)
2/6/2024 Senate Committee report: Favorable Banking and Insurance (Senate Journal-page 7)
2/29/2024 Senate Read second time (Senate Journal-page 13)
2/29/2024 Senate Roll call Ayes-42 Nays-0 (Senate Journal-page 13)
3/19/2024 Senate Read third time and sent to House (Senate Journal-page 9)
3/20/2024 House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 22)
3/20/2024 House Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry (House Journal-page 22)
4/24/2024 House Committee report: Favorable with amendment Labor, Commerce and Industry (House Journal-page 2)
5/1/2024 Scrivener's error corrected
5/1/2024 House Amended (House Journal-page 117)
5/1/2024 House Read second time (House Journal-page 117)
5/1/2024 House Roll call Yeas-107 Nays-5 (House Journal-page 206)
5/2/2024 House Read third time and returned to Senate with amendments (House Journal-page 14)
5/8/2024 Senate House amendment amended (Senate Journal-page 215)
5/8/2024 Senate Roll call Ayes-xxx Nays-xxx (Senate Journal-page 215)
5/8/2024 Senate Returned to House with amendments (Senate Journal-page 215)
5/9/2024 House Concurred in Senate amendment and enrolled (House Journal-page 66)
5/9/2024 House Roll call Yeas-107 Nays-0 (House Journal-page 66)
5/15/2024 Ratified R 192
5/20/2024 Signed By Governor

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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL

1/16/2024
2/6/2024
4/24/2024
5/1/2024
5/1/2024-A
5/8/2024


NOTE: THIS IS A TEMPORARY VERSION. THIS DOCUMENT WILL REMAIN IN THIS VERSION UNTIL FINAL APPROVAL BY THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL.

(R192, S962)

AN ACT TO AMEND THE SOUTH CAROLINA CODE OF LAWS BY AMENDING SECTION 38-71-2330, RELATING TO DUTIES OF PHARMACY SERVICE ADMINISTRATIVE ORGANIZATIONS, SO AS TO REMOVE THE REQUIREMENT THAT PHARMACY SERVICE ADMINISTRATIVE ORGANIZATIONS MUST ACT AS FIDUCIARIES TO PHARMACIES.

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

Duties of pharmacy service administrative organizations

SECTION 1.    Section 38-71-2330(A)(1) of the S.C. Code is amended to read:

(1) perform its duties to a pharmacy exercising good faith and fair dealing;

Time effective

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

Ratified the 15th day of May, 2024.

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President of the Senate

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Speaker of the House of Representatives

Approved the _____________ day of _________________________________________2024.

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Governor

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