SC H4004 | 2019-2020 | 123rd General Assembly


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Passed on June 10 2019 - 100% progression
Action: 2019-06-10 - Act No. 89
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [HTML]


Enable Certain Persons To Execute A Post Form Signed By A Physician That Sets Forth The Patient's Wishes As To Health Care Where The Patient Has Been Diagnosed With A Serious Illness Or May Be Expected To Lose Capacity Within Twelve Months; To Require Health Care Providers And Health Care Facilities To Accept A Post Form As A Valid Medical Order And To Comply With The Order, With Exceptions; To Require The Department Of Health And Environmental Control To Perform Certain Duties With Respect To Overseeing Post Forms And To Promulgate Regulations; To Provide Immunity From Civil And Criminal Liability And From Disciplinary Action For Certain Persons Acting In Accordance With Provisions Of The Chapter; To Allow A Post Form To Be Revoked By The Patient Or Patient's Legal Representative; And For Other Purposes

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Physician Orders for Scope of Treatment (POST) Act


Roll Calls

2019-05-21 - Senate - Senate: To Adopt The Conference Report (Y: 40 N: 0 NV: 4 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2019-05-20 - House - House: Adopt Conference Report (Y: 106 N: 0 NV: 6 Abs: 10) [PASS]
2019-05-09 - House - House: Concur In Senate Amendments (Y: 0 N: 109 NV: 3 Abs: 11) [FAIL]
2019-05-07 - Senate - Senate: 2nd Reading (Y: 45 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2019-04-09 - House - House: Passage Of Bill (Y: 101 N: 3 NV: 5 Abs: 13) [PASS]


2019-06-10 Act No. 89
2019-06-10 Effective date 5/24/19
2019-05-24 Signed By Governor
2019-05-22 Ratified R 112
2019-05-21HouseOrdered enrolled for ratification
2019-05-21SenateRoll call Ayes-40 Nays-0
2019-05-21SenateConference report received and adopted
2019-05-20HouseRoll call Yeas-106 Nays-0
2019-05-20HouseConference report adopted
2019-05-09HouseConference committee appointed Ridgeway, Herbkersman, Clary
2019-05-09SenateSenate insists upon amendment and conference committee appointed Davis, Gambrell, Kimpson
2019-05-09HouseRoll call Yeas-0 Nays-109
2019-05-09HouseNon-concurrence in Senate amendment
2019-05-08SenateRead third time and returned to House with amendments
2019-05-07SenateRoll call Ayes-45 Nays-0
2019-05-07SenateRead second time
2019-05-07SenateCommittee Amendment Adopted
2019-04-25SenateCommittee report: Favorable with amendment Medical Affairs
2019-04-10 Scrivener's error corrected
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-3
2019-04-09HouseRead second time
2019-04-09HouseMember(s) request name added as sponsor: Moore
2019-04-05 Scrivener's error corrected
2019-04-04HouseCommittee report: Favorable with amendment Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs
2019-04-03HouseMember(s) request name added as sponsor: Gilliard
2019-03-07HouseCommitted to Committee on Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs
2019-03-07HouseRecalled from Committee on Ways and Means
2019-02-28HouseMember(s) request name added as sponsor: Ridgeway
2019-02-19HouseReferred to Committee on Ways and Means
2019-02-19HouseIntroduced and read first time

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