SC S0520 | 2023-2024 | 125th General Assembly


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Republican 22-10)
Status: Passed on May 26 2023 - 100% progression
Action: 2023-05-26 - Act No. 30
Text: Latest bill text (Draft #5) [HTML]


Amend The South Carolina Code Of Laws By Amending Article 18 Of Chapter 71, Title 38, Relating To Pharmacy Audit Rights, So As To Expand The Rights And Duties Of Pharmacies During Audits; By Amending Article 21 Of Chapter 71, Title 38, Relating To Pharmacy Benefits Managers, So As To Define Terms And Make Conforming Changes; By Adding Article 23 To Chapter 71, Title 38 So As To Define Terms And Outline Responsibilities And Duties Of Pharmacy Services Administrative Organizations; And By Repealing Section 38-71-147 Relating To Freedom Of Selection And Participation In Health Insurance Policies Or Health Maintenance Organization Plans. - Ratified Title

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Pharmacy benefits


Roll Calls

2023-05-09 - Senate - Senate: To Concur (Y: 44 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 2) [PASS]
2023-05-04 - House - House: Passage Of Bill (Y: 89 N: 0 NV: 32 Abs: 3) [PASS]
2023-03-01 - Senate - Senate: 2nd Reading (Y: 39 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 6) [PASS]


2023-05-26 Act No. 30
2023-05-26 Effective date See Act for Effective Date
2023-05-16 Signed By Governor
2023-05-11 Ratified R 37
2023-05-09SenateRoll call Ayes-44 Nays-0
2023-05-09SenateConcurred in House amendment and enrolled
2023-05-05HouseRead third time and returned to Senate with amendments
2023-05-04HouseUnanimous consent for third reading on next legislative day
2023-05-04HouseRoll call Yeas-89 Nays-0
2023-05-04HouseRead second time
2023-05-03HouseCommittee report: Favorable with amendment Labor, Commerce and Industry
2023-03-07HouseReferred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry
2023-03-07HouseIntroduced and read first time
2023-03-02SenateRead third time and sent to House
2023-03-01SenateRoll call Ayes-39 Nays-0
2023-03-01SenateRead second time
2023-02-24 Scrivener's error corrected
2023-02-22SenateCommittee report: Favorable Banking and Insurance
2023-02-09SenateReferred to Committee on Banking and Insurance
2023-02-09SenateIntroduced and read first time

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
3871147(n/a)See Bill Text

South Carolina State Sources

Bill Comments