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H*4425 (Rat #0453, Act #0398 of 1990) General Bill, By D.A. Moss, J.G. Felder, Kirsh, Neilson and C.C. Wells
    A Bill to amend the Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, by adding Section 39-23-55, so as to define sample as a unit of a drug not intended by the manufacturer to be sold and which is intended to promote the sale of the drug, prohibit the Department of Health and Environmental Control from requiring the labeling of a prescription or nonprescription drug sample for which a physician does not require a Federal or State controlled substance license to dispense, when he dispenses it to a patient for no charge, to require the physician to label the sample if it is not in the manufacturer's original package, require him to give adequate directions for usage if directions are not provided on the manufacturer's package, and to provide that the labeling exemption provided by this Section does not apply when more than one hundred twenty dosage units or a thirty-day supply of a drug in solid form or eight ounces in liquid form is dispensed.-amended title
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01/18/90House Introduced and read first time HJ-20
01/18/90House Referred to Committee on Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs HJ-21
01/24/90House Recalled from Committee on Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs HJ-60
02/01/90House Amended HJ-39
02/01/90House Read second time HJ-40
02/01/90House Unanimous consent for third reading on next legislative day HJ-40
02/02/90House Read third time and sent to Senate HJ-2
02/06/90Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-16
02/06/90Senate Referred to Committee on Medical Affairs
02/27/90Senate Committee report: Favorable with amendment Medical Affairs SJ-13
03/08/90Senate Amended SJ-20
03/08/90Senate Read second time SJ-21
03/08/90Senate Unanimous consent for third reading on next legislative day SJ-21
03/09/90Senate Read third time and returned to House with amendments SJ-2
03/21/90House Concurred in Senate amendment and enrolled HJ-38
03/29/90 Ratified R 453
04/03/90 Signed By Governor
04/03/90 Effective date 04/03/90
04/03/90 Act No. 398
05/01/90 Copies available

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