Bill Text: SC H3572 | 2021-2022 | 124th General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Schedule II, III, and IV drugs

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2021-01-14 - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: J.L.Johnson [H3572 Detail]

Download: South_Carolina-2021-H3572-Introduced.html


A BILL

TO AMEND SECTIONS 44-53-210, 44-53-230, AND 44-53-250, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO SCHEDULE II, SCHEDULE III, AND SCHEDULE IV CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES, SO AS TO RESCHEDULE FLUNITRAZEPAM AND GAMMA HYDROXYBUTYRIC ACID AS SCHEDULE II CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:

SECTION    1.    Section 44-53-210(f) of the 1976 Code is amended by adding items at the end to read:

        "6.    Flunitrazepam

        7.    Gamma Hydroxybutyric Acid, and its salts, isomers, and salts of isomers contained in a drug product for which an application has been approved under Section 505 of the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act."

SECTION    2.    Section 44-53-230(c)(5) of the 1976 Code is amended to read:

    "5.    Gamma Hydroxybutyric Acid, and its salts, isomers, and salts of isomers contained in a drug product for which an application has been approved under Section 505 of the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act Reserved;"

SECTION    3.    Section 44-53-250(a)(20) of the 1976 Code is amended to read:

        "(20)    Flunitrazepam Reserved"

SECTION    4.    The repeal or amendment by this act of any law, whether temporary or permanent or civil or criminal, does not affect pending actions, rights, duties, or liabilities founded thereon, or alter, discharge, release or extinguish any penalty, forfeiture, or liability incurred under the repealed or amended law, unless the repealed or amended provision shall so expressly provide. After the effective date of this act, all laws repealed or amended by this act must be taken and treated as remaining in full force and effect for the purpose of sustaining any pending or vested right, civil action, special proceeding, criminal prosecution, or appeal existing as of the effective date of this act, and for the enforcement of rights, duties, penalties, forfeitures, and liabilities as they stood under the repealed or amended laws.

SECTION    5.    This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.

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