SC S0811 | 2021-2022 | 124th General Assembly


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 8-0)
Status: Introduced on May 12 2021 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2021-05-12 - Referred to Committee on Medical Affairs
Pending: Senate Medical Affairs Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


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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Medical Ethics and Diversity Act



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

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