Legislation


S 1179 – South Carolina

Status: In Process
Year Introduced: 2022
Link: https://www.scstatehouse.gov/billsearch.php?billnumbers=1179&session=124&summary=B

Amend section 40-63-20, code of laws of South Carolina, 1976, relating to definitions concerning the regulation of social workers, so as to define the term “Telehealth”; to amend section 40-63-290, relating to certain categories of persons exempt from regulation as social workers, so as to similarly exempt certain independent social workers licensed in this state or another state when providing services using Telehealth to patients located in this state; to amend section 40-75-20, as amended, relating to definitions concerning the regulation of professional counselors, marriage and family therapists, and licensed psycho-educational specialists, so as to define the term “Telehealth”; and to amend section 40-75-290, as amended, relating to certain categories of persons exempt from regulation as professional counselors, marriage and family therapists, and licensed psycho-educational specialists, so as to similarly exempt such professionals licensed in this state or another state when providing services using Telehealth to patients located in this state.


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