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H*2536 (Rat #0328, Act #0321 of 1986) General Bill, By R.A. Kohn, D.L. Aydlette, P.T. Bradley, J.V. Gregory, D.O. Hawkins, J.W. McLeod, D.L. Ogburn and D.E. Winstead
    A Bill to amend Section 40-43-40, Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, relating to the powers of the Board of Pharmaceutical Examiners, so as to change the name to the Board of Pharmacy, to delete obsolete provisions, and to authorize the Board to exercise powers with respect to drug outlets; to amend Section 40-43-100, relating to dispensing of drugs only by licensed pharmacists, so as to require emergency room physicians to dispense not more than a seventy-two hour supply of legend drugs to meet immediate needs and to require records of dispensed drugs; to amend Section 40-43-360, as amended, relating to the definition of pharmacy, so as to define "drug outlet", "pharmacy", and "practitioner" and to provide that this Section does not supersede the Nursing Dispensing Act; to amend Section 40-43-370, relating to the requirement that a permit must be obtained from the Board to operate a pharmacy, so as to delete the obsolete reference to the effective date of the Section, to change the reference to drug outlet and Board of Pharmacy, to allow the Board to issue special permits for limited medical care institutions and to provide conditions under which the permits may be issued, to require each Regional Health Service District to have only one permit and to provide the responsibilities of pharmacists in the Districts, and to provide for dispensing in hospital pharmacies; to Amend Chapter 43 of Title 40, as amended, relating to pharmacists, by adding Section 40-43-135, so as to authorize the Board to enforce the provisions of this Chapter, to provide the Board's duties in regulating the practice of pharmacy and the operation of hospital inpatient pharmacies and drug outlets, to authorize the Board to order persons to refrain from violating the provisions of this Chapter and to apply for an injunction to restrain the persons, and to provide exemptions from regulations of the Board; and to repeal Section 40-43-130, relating to additional regulatory powers of the Board.-amended title
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03/07/85House Introduced and read first time HJ-1166
03/07/85House Referred to Committee on Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs HJ-1167
05/21/85House Committee report: Favorable with amendment Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs HJ-3294
05/22/85House Amended HJ-3411
05/22/85House Read second time HJ-3413
05/23/85House Read third time and sent to Senate HJ-3457
05/23/85Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-2241
05/23/85Senate Referred to Committee on Medical Affairs SJ-2242
05/30/85Senate Committee report: Favorable Medical Affairs SJ-2385
01/22/86Senate Read second time SJ-200
01/23/86Senate Read third time and enrolled SJ-240
02/18/86 Ratified R 328
02/20/86 Signed By Governor
02/20/86 Effective date 02/20/86
02/20/86 Act No. 321
03/06/86 Copies available

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