SC H3728 | 2019-2020 | 123rd General Assembly


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Passed on June 5 2019 - 100% progression
Action: 2019-06-05 - Act No. 65
Text: Latest bill text (Comm Sub) [HTML]


Amend The Code Of Laws Of South Carolina, 1976, By Adding Section 44-130-80 So As To Require Health Care Facilities To Submit Certain Information To The Department Of Health And Environmental Control (dhec) For Inclusion In The Prescription Monitoring Program When A Person Is Administered An Opioid Antidote; To Amend Section 44-130-60, Relating To The Authority Of First Responders To Administer Opioid Antidotes, So As To Require First Responders To Submit Certain Information To Dhec For Inclusion In The Prescription Monitoring Program; To Amend Section 44-53-1640, Relating To The Prescription Monitoring Program, So As To Require The Program To Monitor The Administering Of Opioid Antidotes By First Responders And In Emergency Health Care Settings; To Amend Section 44-53-1645, Relating To The Requirement Of Practitioners To Review A Patient's Controlled Substance Prescription History Before Prescribing A Schedule Ii Controlled Substance, So As To Also Require A Review Of Any Incidents In Which The Patient Has Been Administered An Opioid Antidote By A First Responder Or In An Emergency Health Care Setting; And To Amend Section 44-53-360, As Amended, Relating To Prescriptions, So As To Provide For The Use Of Electronic Prescriptions. - Ratified Title

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Prescription monitoring program


Roll Calls

2019-05-09 - House - House: Concur In Senate Amendments (Y: 103 N: 0 NV: 3 Abs: 17) [PASS]
2019-05-08 - Senate - Senate: 2nd Reading (Y: 44 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2019-04-09 - House - House: Passage Of Bill (Y: 101 N: 0 NV: 5 Abs: 16) [PASS]


2019-06-05 Act No. 65
2019-05-31 Effective date 01/01/21
2019-05-16 Signed By Governor
2019-05-13 Ratified R 85
2019-05-09HouseRoll call Yeas-103 Nays-0
2019-05-09HouseConcurred in Senate amendment and enrolled
2019-05-09SenateRead third time and returned to House with amendments
2019-05-08SenateRoll call Ayes-44 Nays-0
2019-05-08SenateCommittee Amendment Adopted
2019-05-03 Scrivener's error corrected
2019-05-02SenateCommittee report: Favorable with amendment Medical Affairs
2019-04-10SenateReferred to Committee on Medical Affairs
2019-04-10SenateIntroduced and read first time
2019-04-10HouseRead third time and sent to Senate
2019-04-09HouseRoll call Yeas-101 Nays-0
2019-04-09HouseRead second time
2019-04-09HouseMember(s) request name added as sponsor: Govan, B.Newton
2019-04-04HouseCommittee report: Favorable with amendment Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs
2019-03-20HouseMember(s) request name added as sponsor: R.Williams
2019-01-30HouseMember(s) request name added as sponsor: Henegan, Cogswell, Gilliard, Mack
2019-01-23HouseReferred to Committee on Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs
2019-01-23HouseIntroduced and read first time

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
4413060(n/a)See Bill Text
4413080(n/a)See Bill Text
44531640(n/a)See Bill Text
44531645(n/a)See Bill Text
4453360(n/a)See Bill Text

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