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S*0748 (Rat #0513, Act #0439 of 1980) General Bill, By J.V. Smith, A.S. Goodstein and T. Turnipseed
    A Bill to amend Article 5, Chapter 53, Title 44, Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, relating to methadone, so as to abolish the Council of the Control of Methadone Programs for Narcotic Addicts; to devolve the functions of the Council on the Department of Health and Environmental Control; to restrict the use of methadone to certain programs of the State Department of Mental Health, the South Carolina Commission on Alcohol and Drug Abuse or certain hospitals; to prohibit the sale or distribution of methadone or its salts except to certain licensed facilities and to provide for the promulgation of regulations on the use of methadone by the Department of Health and Environmental Control.
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01/10/80Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-11
01/10/80Senate Referred to Committee on Medical Affairs SJ-11
01/29/80Senate Committee report: Favorable Medical Affairs SJ-15
01/31/80Senate Read second time SJ-16
02/06/80Senate Read third time and sent to House SJ-12
02/07/80House Introduced and read first time HJ-724
02/07/80House Referred to Committee on Judiciary HJ-724
05/14/80House Recalled from Committee on Judiciary HJ-2843
05/14/80House Read second time HJ-2843
05/20/80House Read third time and enrolled HJ-2935
05/21/80Senate Ratified R 513 SJ-18
05/24/80 Signed By Governor
05/24/80 Effective date 05/24/80
05/24/80 Act No. 439
06/05/80 Copies available

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