s. 371 med-error “Samuel’s Law” committee 03.25.2015

On Wednesday, March 25 at 9am a SC Senate Medical Affairs committee will consider S. 371.samuel.cutliff

This bill was in response to the death of a mitochondrial child that died from complications initiated by a morphine overdose. Sen. Lee Bright (R-Roebuck) will introduce an amendment to specify its application to gross negligence and causing a death. The amendment will also name S. 371 “Samuel’s Law”, in memory of Samuel Cutliff. The Cutliff’s are planing on attending the hearing to testify.

The committee is chaired by Sen. Cleary (R-Georgetown) with Sens. Alexander (R-Oconee), Lourie (D-Richland), Bright (R-Spartanburg), and Nicholson (D-Greenwood)

Here’s a link to the sub-committee’s agenda