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SC H3518

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Medical Ethics and Diversity Act

Amend The Code Of Laws Of South Carolina, 1976, To Enact The "medical Ethics And Diversity Act"; By Adding Chapter 139 To Title 44 So As To Set Forth Findings Of The General Assembly Regarding The Right Of Conscience In The Health Care Industry; To Define Certain Terms; 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.

Legislative Session

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124th General Assembly

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Sponsors

Mark Willis (R)

John Mccravy (R)

Doug Gilliam (R)

Sandy McGarry (R)

James Burns (R)

Steve Moss (R)

Thomas Pope (R)

Cally Forrest (R)

Bobby Cox (R)

Patrick Haddon (R)

Ashley Trantham (R)

Melissa Oremus (R)

Roy Magnuson (R)

Jeffrey Johnson (R)

William Bailey (R)

Steven Long (R)

Chip Huggins (R)

Garry Smith (R)

Linda Bennett (R)

Anne Thayer (R)

Davey Hiott (R)

Bill Taylor (R)

Paula Rawl Calhoon (R)

Richard Yow (R)

History

DateAction
2022-01-12Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Yow
2021-02-18Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Calhoon
2021-02-10Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Taylor
2021-02-04Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Hiott
2021-02-02Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Thayer
2021-01-14Member(s) request name added as sponsor: G.R.Smith, Bennett
2021-01-13Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Trantham, Oremus, Magnuson, J.E.Johnson, Bailey, Long, Huggins
2021-01-12Referred to Committee on Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs
2021-01-12Introduced and read first time
2020-12-16Referred to Committee on Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs
2020-12-16Prefiled