SC S0811 | 2021-2022 | 124th General Assembly

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 10-0)
Status: Introduced on May 12 2021 - 25% progression
Action: 2021-05-12 - Referred to Committee on Medical Affairs
Pending: Senate Medical Affairs Committee
Hearing: Jun 21 @ 9:30 am in Gressette Room 207
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]

Summary

Enact The "medical Ethics And Diversity Act"; To Amend Title 44 Of The 1976 Code, Relating To Health, By Adding Chapter 139, To Authorize Medical Practitioners, Health Care Institutions, And Health Care Payers Not To Participate In Health Care Services That Violate The Practitioner's Or Entity's Conscience And To Protect These Individuals And Entities From Civil, Criminal, Or Administrative Liability And From Discrimination For Exercising Their Personal Right Of Conscience, With Exceptions; To Create A Private Right Of Action For Medical Practitioners, Health Care Institutions, And Health Care Payers For Violation Of The Chapter, And For Other Purposes, And To Define Necessary Terms.

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Title

Medical Ethics and Diversity Act

Sponsors


History

DateChamberAction
2021-05-12SenateReferred to Committee on Medical Affairs
2021-05-12SenateIntroduced and read first time

Same As/Similar To

H3518 (Similar To) 2021-02-18 - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Calhoon

South Carolina State Sources


Bill Comments 750

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