H 4776

  • South Carolina House Bill
  • 2021-2022 Regular Session
  • Introduced in House Mar 31, 2022
  • Passed House Mar 31, 2022
  • Passed Senate May 11, 2022
  • Signed by Governor Jun 17, 2022

AN ACT TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, TO ENACT THE "MEDICAL ETHICS AND DIVERSITY ACT" BY ADDING CHAPTER 139 TO TITLE 44 SO AS TO SET FORTH FINDINGS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY REGARDING THE RIGHT OF CONSCIENCE IN THE HEALTH CARE INDUSTRY; TO DEFINE CERTAIN TERMS; TO AUTHORIZE MEDICAL PRACTITIONERS, HEALTH CARE INSTITUTIONS, AND HEALTH CARE PAYERS NOT TO PARTICIPATE IN HEALTH CARE SERVICES THAT VIOLATE THE PRACTITIONER'S OR ENTITY'S CONSCIENCE AND TO PROTECT THESE INDIVIDUALS AND ENTITIES FROM CIVIL, CRIMINAL, OR ADMINISTRATIVE LIABILITY AND FROM DISCRIMINATION FOR EXERCISING THEIR PERSONAL RIGHT OF CONSCIENCE, WITH EXCEPTIONS; TO ALLOW MEDICAL PRACTITIONERS AND HEALTH CARE INSTITUTIONS TO FILE A COMPLAINT WITH THE STATE HUMAN AFFAIRS COMMISSION FOR AN ALLEGED VIOLATION OF THE CHAPTER; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES; AND TO AMEND SECTION 44-41-55, RELATING TO THE RIGHT OF CERTAIN MEDICAL PROVIDERS NOT TO PARTICIPATE IN ABORTION PROCEDURES, SO AS ALSO TO APPLY TO MEDICAL STUDENTS. - ratified title

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Jun 28, 2022

South Carolina Legislature

Act No. 235

South Carolina Legislature

Effective date 06/17/22

Jun 17, 2022

South Carolina Legislature

Signed By Governor

Jun 16, 2022

South Carolina Legislature

Ratified R 269

Jun 15, 2022

Senate

Conference report received and adopted

Senate

Roll call Ayes-23 Nays-13

House

Ordered enrolled for ratification

House

Roll call Yeas-76 Nays-31

House

Conference report received and adopted

May 12, 2022

House

Non-concurrence in Senate amendment

House

Conference committee appointed McCravey, Willis, Hayes

Senate

Senate insists upon amendment and conference committee appointed Kimbrell, Grooms, Hutto

House

Roll call Yeas-0 Nays-109

May 11, 2022

Senate

Read third time

May 10, 2022

Senate

Amended

Senate

Read second time

Senate

Roll call Ayes-28 Nays-15

May 05, 2022

Senate

Debate interrupted

May 04, 2022

Senate

Recalled from Committee on Medical Affairs

Senate

Roll call Ayes-29 Nays-14

Senate

Special order, set for May 4, 2022

Mar 31, 2022

House

Roll call Yeas-81 Nays-26

South Carolina Legislature

Scrivener's error corrected

Senate

Referred to Committee on Medical Affairs

Senate

Introduced and read first time

House

Read third time and sent to Senate

Mar 30, 2022

House

Roll call Yeas-71 Nays-32

House

Read second time

House

Amended

Mar 29, 2022

House

Requests for debate-Rep(s). Willis, Trantham, Hiott, Carter, May, McGarry, SV Moss, McCabe, Callhoon, Weeks, Wetmore, Nutt, Magnuson, McCravy, Kirby, Burns, Hart, King, S Williams, Hill, Wheeler, McKnight

Mar 10, 2022

House

Requests for debate-Rep(s). Willis and Elliott

Mar 09, 2022

House

Committee report: Favorable with amendment Judiciary

Jan 12, 2022

House

Referred to Committee on Judiciary

House

Introduced and read first time

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