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S*0547 (Rat #0124, Act #0081 of 1985) General Bill, By Senate Medical Affairs
Similar (S 0409)
    A Bill to amend Section 44-29-20, Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, relating to transportation of bodies dead of dangerous, contagious, or infectious disease, so as to require that funeral directors, ambulance drivers, and others who are to transport human remains known to be infected by any dangerous, contagious, or infectious disease be informed that the remains are so infected, to require similar notification when human remains so infected and known to be infected are not to be moved immediately but are to be operated on for autopsy or otherwise handled, and to require the Department of Health and Environmental Control (Department) to, among other things, make and distribute to certain entities and persons a list of diseases regarded as dangerous, contagious, or infectious and designate the diseases so dangerous that transportation of human remains infected by them is forbidden except under conditions prescribed by the Department.
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04/18/85Senate Introduced, read first time, placed on calendar without reference SJ-1595
04/23/85Senate Read second time SJ-1732
04/23/85Senate Ordered to third reading with notice of amendments SJ-1732
04/25/85Senate Read third time and sent to House SJ-1774
04/30/85House Introduced, read first time, placed on calendar without reference HJ-2739
05/02/85House Read second time HJ-2898
05/03/85House Read third time and enrolled HJ-2932
05/07/85 Ratified R 124
05/13/85 Signed By Governor
05/13/85 Effective date 05/13/85
05/13/85 Act No. 81
05/21/85 Copies available

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