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H*2409 (Rat #0159, Act #0114 of 1987) General Bill, By T.M. Burriss, M.D. Burriss, R.S. Corning and J.E. Lockemy
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    A Bill to amend Sections 40-33-10, 40-33-20, 40-33-50, 40-33-260, 40-33-290, 40-33-520, 40-33-530, 40-33-560, 40-33-720, 40-33-730, 40-33-760, 40-33-910, 40-33-920, 40-33-935, 40-33-940, 40-33-950, 40-33-1120, and 40-33-1130, Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, relating to nurses, so as to define temporary permit, license, lapsed license, voluntary surrender, inactive license, accreditation, increase the penalty for unlicensed nursing practice; authorize the Board to deny licensure because of incompetence or unprofessional conduct; replace the term "registration" with "licensure" and the term "accreditation of schools of nursing" with "approval of nursing education programs"; to provide practical nurse education; to authorize the Board to revoke or suspend the license of a practicing nurse who has declined or been unsuccessful in accomplishing chemical abuse rehabilitation; to add Section 40-33-220 so as to enumerate the powers of the Board of Nursing; and to repeal Sections 40-33-300, and 40-33-1140 through 40-33-1160 relating to accreditation of courses for practical nurses.
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02/05/87House Introduced and read first time HJ-417
02/05/87House Referred to Committee on Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs HJ-417
03/11/87House Committee report: Favorable with amendment Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs HJ-953
03/12/87House Amended HJ-1008
03/24/87House Read second time HJ-1406
03/25/87House Read third time and sent to Senate HJ-1434
03/26/87Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-1056
03/26/87Senate Referred to Committee on Medical Affairs SJ-1056
04/30/87Senate Committee report: Favorable Medical Affairs SJ-1622
05/05/87Senate Read second time SJ-1680
05/05/87Senate Unanimous consent for third reading on next legislative day SJ-1680
05/06/87Senate Read third time and enrolled SJ-1700
05/20/87 Ratified R 159
05/26/87 Signed By Governor
05/26/87 Effective date 05/26/87
05/26/87 Act No. 114
06/09/87 Copies available

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