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H 3334 General Bill, By W.D. Keyserling, Bailey, Cave, Clyburn, J.L. Harris, Haskins, J. Hines, Hutson, Inabinett, Keegan, Klauber, Law, L.H. Limbaugh, Lloyd, McCraw, Meacham, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, Neilson, Phillips, Rhoad, Richardson, Scott, Spearman and Vaughn
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    A Bill to amend the Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, by adding Section 44-43-720 so as to prohibit body parts from a dead body removed during an autopsy to be used for organ or tissue donation unless consent has been obtained; to amend Section 17-5-260, relating to autopsies performed on persons dying as a result of violence or in any unusual or suspicious circumstances, so as to require notice to the family of the decedent if organs or tissue are removed permanently; to amend Sections 44-43-330 and 44-43-950, both as amended, and both relating to consent for organ and tissue donation, so as to require that counseling be provided and witnessed and a statement signed that counseling was received and to require the form be written so as to be understandable to a lay person; and to amend Section 44-43-710, relating to consent for autopsies, so as to require a consent to an autopsy be written so as to be understandable to a lay person.
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01/19/95House Introduced and read first time HJ-9
01/19/95House Referred to Committee on Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs HJ-10

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