Bill Text: SC S0717 | 2021-2022 | 124th General Assembly | Comm Sub


Bill Title: Certificate of need

Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill

Status: (Introduced) 2021-04-29 - Roll call Ayes-46 Nays-0 [S0717 Detail]

Download: South_Carolina-2021-S0717-Comm_Sub.html


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POLLED OUT OF COMMITTEE

MAJORITY FAVORABLE

April 14, 2021

S. 717

Introduced by Senators Jackson and Verdin

S. Printed 4/14/21--S.

Read the first time March 31, 2021.

            

THE COMMITTEE ON MEDICAL AFFAIRS

To whom was referred a Bill (S. 717) to amend Section 44-7-170(b) of the 1976 Code, relating to institutions and transactions exempt from the State Certification of Need and Health Facility Licensure Act , etc., respectfully

REPORT:

Has polled the Bill out majority favorable.

A BILL

TO AMEND SECTION 44-7-170(B) OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO INSTITUTIONS AND TRANSACTIONS EXEMPT FROM THE STATE CERTIFICATION OF NEED AND HEALTH FACILITY LICENSURE ACT, TO ADD DIABETES SCREENING FACILITIES.

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

SECTION    1.    Section 44-7-170(B) of the 1976 Code is amended by adding:

"(8)    diabetes screening facilities, including, but not limited to, freestanding angiogram imaging centers in areas of the State that exceed the national diabetes-diagnosed percentages as published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in the current or previous calendar year."

SECTION    2.    This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.

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