SC S0517 | 2023-2024 | 125th General Assembly


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Introduced on February 9 2023 - 25% progression
Action: 2023-02-15 - Scrivener's error corrected
Pending: Senate Medical Affairs Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Draft #2) [HTML]


Amend The South Carolina Code Of Laws By Amending Section 40-33-20, Relating To Definitions, So As To Provide Full Practice Authority To A Licensed Aprn, To Provide Scope Of Practice Of Medical Acts For A Licensed Aprn, To Provide A Means For A Certified Nurse Midwife To Obtain An Aprn License, To Define Full Practice Authority, To Define Graduate Registered Nurse-midwife, And To Make Conforming Changes; By Amending Section 40-33-34, Relating To The Performance Of Medical Acts, Qualifications, Practice Agreements, Prescriptive Authorization, Anesthesia Care, And Definitions, So As To Provide For Scope Of Practice To Include Prescribing Medications And Controlled Substances, And To Make Conforming Changes; By Amending Section 40-33-42, Relating To The Delegation Of Tasks To Unlicensed Assistive Personnel, So As To Provide For The Administration Of Medications As The Responsibility Of A Licensed Nurse As Prescribed By The Advanced Practice Registered Nurse; By Amending Section 40-33-110, Relating To Grounds For Discipline Of Licensees, So As To Make Conforming Changes; By Amending Section 40-47-37, Relating To The Practice Of Telemedicine And Requirements, So As To Provide For The Scope Of Practice Of An Aprn To Include Telemedicine; By Amending Section 40-47-20, Relating To Definitions, So As To Make Conforming Changes; By Amending Section 40-47-110, Relating To Misconduct Constituting Grounds For Disciplinary Action, Temporary Suspensions, Review Of Final Actions, Conduct Subverting Security Or Integrity Of Medical Licensing Examination Process, So As To Make Conforming Changes; By Amending Section 40-47-113, Relating To The Establishment Of A Physician-patient Relationship As A Prerequisite To Prescribing Drugs, So As To Make Conforming Changes; And By Amending Section 40-47-195, Relating To Supervising Physicians And Scope Of Practice Guidelines, So As To Make Conforming Changes.

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2023-02-15 Scrivener's error corrected
2023-02-09SenateReferred to Committee on Medical Affairs
2023-02-09SenateIntroduced and read first time

Same As/Similar To

S0553 (Similar To) 2023-03-02 - Scrivener's error corrected
H4272 (Similar To) 2023-04-20 - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Collins

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
4033110(n/a)See Bill Text
403320(n/a)See Bill Text
403334(n/a)See Bill Text
403342(n/a)See Bill Text
4047110(n/a)See Bill Text
4047113(n/a)See Bill Text
4047195(n/a)See Bill Text
404720(n/a)See Bill Text
404737(n/a)See Bill Text

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