SC H3691 | 2023-2024 | 125th General Assembly


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Strong Partisan Bill (Republican 48-5)
Status: Passed on May 26 2023 - 100% progression
Action: 2023-05-26 - Act No. 66
Text: Latest bill text (Comm Sub) [HTML]


Amend The South Carolina Code Of Laws By Adding Section 17-5-135 So As To Allow Coroners, Deputy Coroners, Or Coroners' Designees To Possess And Administer Opioid Antidotes Under Certain Circumstances; By Adding Section 44-130-90 So As To Provide Procedures For The Administration Of Opioid Antidotes By Coroners, Deputy Coroners, And Coroners' Designees And For The Reporting Of Their Use; By Amending Section 17-5-510, Relating To Duties Of Coroners And Medical Examiners, So As To Restate The Section; And By Adding Section 17-5-150 So As To Provide That Coroners And Deputy Coroners Are Considered Public Safety Officers If Killed In The Line Of Duty. - Ratified Title

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Roll Calls

2023-05-11 - House - House: Concur In Senate Amendments (Y: 114 N: 0 NV: 4 Abs: 6) [PASS]
2023-05-09 - Senate - Senate: 2nd Reading (Y: 44 N: 0 NV: 2 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2023-04-05 - House - House: Passage Of Bill (Y: 107 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 16) [PASS]


2023-05-26 Act No. 66
2023-05-26 Effective date 05/19/23
2023-05-19 Signed By Governor
2023-05-17 Ratified R 83
2023-05-11HouseRoll call Yeas-114 Nays-0
2023-05-11HouseConcurred in Senate amendment and enrolled
2023-05-10SenateRead third time and returned to House with amendments
2023-05-09SenateRoll call Ayes-44 Nays-0
2023-05-09SenateRead second time
2023-05-09SenateCommittee Amendment Adopted
2023-04-26SenateCommittee report: Favorable with amendment Judiciary
2023-04-17SenateReferred to Subcommittee: M.Johnson (ch), Sabb, Matthews, Talley, Adams
2023-04-06SenateReferred to Committee on Judiciary
2023-04-06SenateIntroduced and read first time
2023-04-06HouseRead third time and sent to Senate
2023-04-05HouseRoll call Yeas-107 Nays-0
2023-04-05HouseRead second time
2023-04-04HouseDebate adjourned
2023-03-30HouseMember(s) request name added as sponsor: Cromer, Weeks
2023-03-29HouseCommittee report: Favorable with amendment Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs
2023-03-29HouseMember(s) request name added as sponsor: Long, Caskey
2023-02-09HouseMember(s) request name added as sponsor: Moss, Bustos
2023-02-07HouseMember(s) request name added as sponsor: Landing, Kirby
2023-01-31HouseMember(s) request name added as sponsor: White
2023-01-26HouseMember(s) request name added as sponsor: B.Newton
2023-01-25HouseMember(s) request name added as sponsor: Yow, Mitchell, Connell, Hager
2023-01-24HouseMember(s) request name added as sponsor: Guest, Leber, J.E.Johnson, Pope, Brittain, McGinnis, Hardee, Hewitt, Jordan, Thayer, Anderson, Rutherford, Trantham, Bailey, Schuessler, Gagnon, Beach, Oremus, Forrest, S.Jones, Taylor, Hixon, Blackwell, Collins, Bannister, Hiott, Carter, O'Neal, Ligon, Guffey, Sessions, T.Moore, Nutt, Hayes
2023-01-23 Scrivener's error corrected
2023-01-18HouseMember(s) request name added as sponsor: M.M.Smith, Davis, B.L.Cox, Pace
2023-01-12HouseReferred to Committee on Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs
2023-01-12HouseIntroduced and read first time

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
175135(n/a)See Bill Text
175150(n/a)See Bill Text
175510(n/a)See Bill Text
4413090(n/a)See Bill Text

South Carolina State Sources

Bill Comments