South Carolina


Every employer shall keep posted in a conspicuous place in every room where five or more persons are employed a printed notice stating the provisions of the law relative to the employment of...


(A) Notwithstanding any other provision of the law, an employer may establish a drug prevention program in the workplace pursuant to Section 38-73-500(B) which shall include: (1) a substance...


Every person who shall discharge or discriminate in the payment of wages against any person because of his membership in a labor organization shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon...


All employers of labor in this State requiring notice from any employee of the time such employee will quit work shall give notice to its employees of its purpose to quit work or shutdown...


When any person runs or operates what is usually called a relief department for his employees, the members of which are required or permitted to pay dues, fees, money or other compensation,...


(1) The term labor organization means any organization of any kind, or any agency or employee representation committee or plan, in which employees participate and which exists for the...


(A) As used in this section: (1) Employer means any person, partnership, for profit or nonprofit corporation, limited liability corporation, the State and its political subdivisions and...


Any employer who dismisses or demotes an employee because the employee complies with a valid subpoena to testify in a court proceeding or administrative proceeding or to serve on a jury of...


No employer may discharge or demote any employee because the employee has instituted or caused to be instituted, in good faith, any proceeding under the South Carolina Workers' Compensation...


The use of tobacco products outside the workplace must not be the basis of personnel action, including, but not limited to, employment, termination, demotion, or promotion of an employee. ...


Every employer in this State who requires prospective employees to complete a job training program conducted either by the employer or on behalf of the employer by an outside organization prior...

The notice required by 41-1-90 shall appear on any printed matter promoting the job training program and on every application for enrollment in the program in substantially the following...

 


A Division of Labor is hereby created, established, and administered under the supervision and direction of the Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation. A director of the Department...


The Director of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation, or his designee, pursuant to Section 40-73-15, may employ such personnel and prescribe their duties, powers, and functions as he...


The Director of Labor, Licensing, & Regulation, or his designee shall make regulations with reference to the work of the Subdivision of the Division of Labor and of the several...


The director of the department or his designee shall visit and inspect at reasonable hours, as often as practicable, all places, sites or areas where employment comes under the jurisdiction of...


At any construction site involving multiple employers or contractors, the department inspector when citing any such employer or contractor for a violation of any regulation or standard provided...


The Director of the Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation or his designee shall enforce all laws of Chapters 1 through 25 of this Title in places, sites or areas, which come under...


A representative of the employer and a representative authorized by his employees shall be given an opportunity to accompany the Director of the Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation...


The Division of Labor may assist and cooperate with the wage and hour division and the children's bureau, United States Department of Labor, in the enforcement within this State of the Fair...

All blanks and forms required by the Director of the Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation or his designee under provisions of Chapters 1 through 25 of this Title shall be furnished...


The Director of the Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation or his designee may subpoena witnesses, documents, take and preserve testimony, examine witnesses, administer oaths and,...


The Director of the Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation or his designee shall enforce the provisions of Chapters 1 through 25 of this title and prosecute all violations of law...


The solicitor of the circuit or the prosecuting attorney of the city court, upon the request of the Director of the Department of Labor Licensing, and Regulation or his designee, or any of...


Any person who shall willfully impede or prevent the Director of the Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation or his designee, his agents or assistants, in the free and full performance...



There is established within the Subdivision of the Division of Labor, the Migrant Labor subdivision. ...


The Division of Labor may with the approval of the majority of the Migrant Farm Workers Commission promulgate, revoke, or modify rules and regulations implementing the recommendations of...


Prior to the promulgation, modification or revocation of any regulation pursuant to Section 41-3-520 and the Administrative Procedures Act, the Subdivision of the Division of Labor shall conduct...


The Director of the Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation or his designee is authorized to enter into contracts with other state agencies and other political subdivisions of the State...


Wherever in any other chapter of Title 41 the term Commissioner of Labor appears or is used, it is considered to mean the Director of the Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation or...

 



It is hereby declared to be the public policy of this State that the right of persons to work shall not be denied or abridged on account of membership or nonmembership in any labor union or...


Any agreement or combination between any employer and any labor organization whereby persons not members of such labor organizations shall be denied the right to work for such employer or...


(A) It is unlawful for an employer to require an employee, as a condition of employment, or of continuance of employment to: (1) be or become or remain a member or affiliate of a...


Nothing in this chapter precludes an employer from deducting from the wages of the employees and paying over to a labor organization, or its authorized representative, membership dues in a...


It shall be unlawful for any labor organization to enter into or seek to effect any agreement, contract or arrangement with any employer declared to be unlawful by 41-7-20 or 41-7-30. ...


The provisions of 41-7-20 to 41-7-40 shall not apply to any contract, otherwise lawful, in force and effect on March 19, 1954, but they shall apply to all contracts thereafter concluded and...


It shall be unlawful for any person, acting alone or in concert with one or more persons: (1) By force, intimidation, violence or threats thereof, or violent or insulting language,...


(A) The Director of the South Carolina Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation or his designee shall ensure compliance with this chapter and shall cooperate with an employee in...

Any employer, labor organization or other person whomsoever who shall violate any provision of this chapter shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and, upon conviction thereof in any court of...


Any person whose rights are adversely affected by any contract, agreement, assemblage or other act or thing done or threatened to be done and declared to be unlawful or prohibited by this...


(A) A person who violates the provisions of this chapter may be assessed by the Director of the Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation a civil penalty of not more than one hundred...



As used in this chapter: (1) Employer means every person, firm, partnership, association, corporation, receiver, or other officer of a court of this State, the State or any political...


This chapter applies to all employers in South Carolina except that 41-10-30 does not apply to: (1) employers of domestic labor in private homes. (2) employers employing fewer than...


(A) Every employer shall notify each employee in writing at the time of hiring of the normal hours and wages agreed upon, the time and place of payment, and the deductions which will be made...


(A) Every employer in the State shall pay all wages due in lawful United States money or by negotiable warrant or check bearing even date with the payday. (B) An employer may deposit all wages...


When an employer separates an employee from the payroll for any reason, the employer shall pay all wages due to the employee within forty-eight hours of the time of separation or the next...


Upon written complaint of any employee alleging a violation of this chapter, the Director of the Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation or his designee may institute an investigation...


(A) Any employer who violates the provisions of Section 41-10-30 must be given a written warning by the Director of the Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation or his designee for the...


In each case where a civil penalty assessed under subsection (A) or (B) of 41-10-80 is not paid within sixty days the Director of the Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation or...


No provision of this chapter may be contravened or set aside by a private agreement. ...


The Director of the Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation or his designee, his inspectors, agents, or designees, upon proper presentation of credentials to the owner, manager, or agent...

 


As used in this article employer includes every person, firm, partnership, association, corporation, receiver or other officer of a court of this State, the State or any political...


No employer in this State shall engage in any oppressive child labor practices. The Director of the Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation or his designee shall promulgate...


(A) As determined by the Director of the Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation or the director's designee, an employer who violates a child labor regulation promulgated pursuant to...


Any parent, guardian or other person having under his control any child who consents, suffers or permits the employment of his child or ward under the ages above provided or who knowingly...



The Director of the Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation or his designee and the inspectors and agents of the Division of Labor shall enforce the provisions of this chapter,...


The Commissioner and the inspectors and agents of the Department may enter and inspect at any time any place or establishment where minors are employed and may have access to all such records...


Any person employing persons and working them in buildings is forbidden to lock such employees in such buildings when by so doing they become endangered by fire. But the provisions of this...


It is unlawful for a person to operate an elevator without a proper light at the entrance of all elevator shafts while the elevator is in operation. A person who violates the provisions of...


(1) Each employer shall furnish to his employees employment and a place of employment which are free from recognized hazards that are causing or are likely to cause death or serious physical...


The Director of the Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation or his designee shall issue rules and regulations requiring that employers keep their employees informed of their protections...


The Director of the Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation or his designee shall issue regulations requiring employers to monitor and measure an employee's exposure to potentially...

The Director of the Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation or his designee may promulgate, modify or revoke rules and regulations which will have full force and effect of law upon...


(A) Before the promulgation, modification, or revocation of a regulation issued pursuant to this article, the commissioner shall conduct a public hearing at which all interested persons,...


Any rule or regulation promulgated, modified or revoked under this article may contain a provision delaying its effective date for such period (not in excess of ninety days) as the...


Any affected employer may apply to the Director of the Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation or his designee for a temporary permit granting a variance from a rule or regulation or...


Any affected employer may apply to the Commissioner for a permit for a permanent variance from a rule or regulation promulgated under this article. Affected employees and their...


(A) The Commissioner, his inspectors, compliance officers, agents or designees, upon proper presentation of credentials to the owner, manager or agent of the employer, shall enter at...


The Director of the Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation or his designee may subpoena witnesses, documents, take and preserve testimony, examine witnesses, administer oaths and,...


If, upon inspection or investigation, the Commissioner or his authorized representative ascertains that an employer has violated a requirement of any rule or regulation promulgated pursuant...


(a) The court of common pleas of the county where the place of employment is located shall have jurisdiction, upon petition of the Director of the Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation...


If, after an inspection or investigation, the Commissioner issues a citation, he shall within a reasonable time after the termination of such inspection or investigation notify the employer...


The Director of the Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation or his designee shall promulgate regulations as may be necessary to establish a procedure for administrative review before...


(a) Any employer who wilfully or repeatedly violates any occupational safety or health rule or regulation promulgated pursuant to this article may be assessed a civil penalty of not more...


In each case where the penalty is not paid within thirty days, the Attorney General shall bring an action against the assessed employer. Any amounts collected shall be turned over to the...


No person shall discharge or in any manner discriminate against any employee because such employee has filed any complaint or instituted, or caused to be instituted, any proceeding under...


Any employee believing that he has been discharged or otherwise discriminated against by any person in violation of 41-15-510 may, within thirty days after such violation occurs, file...


(a) There is created the South Carolina Occupational Health and Safety Review Board which shall consist of six members. Members of the board shall be selected from among those persons who...


(a) The board shall promulgate regulations as may be necessary to establish a procedure for administrative review of (1) any citation issued by the Division of Labor pursuant to the...


An individual, partnership, corporation, or other business entity is not required to be represented by an attorney when appearing in a proceeding before the board, but may appear pro se. ...


(a) The South Carolina Division of Labor shall provide, to the extent of funds appropriated by the General Assembly, adequate support personnel, including court reporters and clerks, to...


(a) The board or any member thereof may for the purposes of this article subpoena witnesses, administer or cause to be administered oaths, and examine or cause to be examined the books and...


The court of common pleas shall, upon application by the board or any member thereof, or by any party to a proceeding before it, enforce by proper proceedings the attendance and testimony...


As used in this chapter, except as otherwise expressly provided: (1) Facility means any elevator, dumbwaiter, escalator, moving walk, handicap lift, or manlift subject to regulation under...


The provisions of this chapter do not apply to any facility installed in any single private dwelling residence or to facilities over which an agency of the federal government is asserting...


1. The commissioner shall promulgate regulations governing maintenance, construction, alteration, and installation of facilities and the inspection and testing of new and existing installations...


The commissioner is charged with the affirmative duty of administering and enforcing the provisions of this chapter. ...


Within three months after the date of promulgation of regulations under this chapter relating to registration of facilities, the owner of every existing facility, whether or not dormant,...


All new and existing facilities, except dormant facilities, must be tested and inspected in accordance with the following schedule: 1. Every new or altered facility must be inspected and...


On and after the effective date of regulations relating to alterations, detailed plans of each facility to be altered must be submitted to the commissioner, together with an application for...


A permit must be issued by the commissioner before construction on a new installation is begun. The department shall issue a permit for relocation or installation, as applicable, if the plans...

Operating certificates must be issued by the commissioner to the owner of every facility when the inspection report indicates compliance with the applicable provisions of this chapter. However,...


If the commissioner has reason to believe that the continued operation of a facility constitutes an imminent danger which could reasonably be expected to injure seriously or cause death to...


The commissioner, pursuant to regulation, may grant exceptions and variances from the requirements of regulations promulgated for any facility. Exceptions or variances must be reasonably...


Every owner of a facility subject to regulation by this chapter shall grant access to that facility to the commissioner and department personnel administering the provisions of this...


The commissioner shall promulgate regulations to charge and collect fees for inspection, permits, and licenses. Fees may be set by regulation not more than once each year. Fees established by...


Every facility must be maintained by the owner in a safe operating condition and in conformity with the regulations promulgated by the commissioner. ...


No political subdivision may make or maintain any ordinance, bylaw, or resolution providing for the licensing of special inspectors. Any ordinance, bylaw, or resolution relating to the...


In addition to any other penalty provided by law, any person who violates any of the provisions of this chapter is guilty of a misdemeanor, unless otherwise specifically provided in this...


1. Any owner, operator, or management company who fails to register a facility as required by Section 41-16-60 may be assessed a civil penalty of not more than five hundred dollars for...


The Director of the Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation or his designee or his agents shall (a) investigate industrial disputes or strikes or lockouts arising between employer...


When the Commissioner or his agents shall fail to induce both sides of such an industrial dispute or strike or lockout to arrive at an agreement, the Commissioner may appoint a committee of...

The provisions of this chapter shall not apply to any railroad corporation or express company doing business by rail or the receivers or trustees of any railroad corporation or express...

The Director of the Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation or his designee or his agents may summon and examine in public or in executive session any person concerned in any such strike...


The Director of the Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation or his designee or his agents may compel the production of books or documents relating to questions in dispute; inspect...


The Director of the Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation or his designee or his agents can be called into session and into the performance of their duties and functions under...


Any person that hinders or obstructs the Director of the Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation or his designee or his agents in the full and free performance of their duties under...


This chapter may be cited as the South Carolina Amusement Rides Safety Code. ...


(A) This chapter applies to amusement devices at carnivals, fairs, and amusement parks where an admission or fee is customarily or usually charged located within the State or at other places...


As used in this chapter, except as otherwise expressly provided: (1) Amusement device means any mechanical device or combination of devices which carries or conveys passengers on,...


No amusement device may be operated in the State without a permit issued by the director. A permit is not transferable and if a permit holder voluntarily discontinues operation of the...


(A) Before commencement of the operation of a permanent or temporary device, the owner or lessee shall make written application to the director for a permit to operate. The permit is valid for...


Before a permit may be issued as provided in Sections 41-18-50 and 41-18-60, an inspection of the amusement device must be made in compliance with the procedures set by the director....


(A) In the case of a permanent device, the amusement device must be inspected by the director or special inspector. Thereafter, as a requirement for the issuance of each subsequent permit,...


Before the Labor Division of the Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation may issue a permit to the owner or lessee of an amusement device, the owner or lessee of the device shall furnish...

(A) The owner or amusement ride operator may deny any person entrance to the amusement ride based on the person's size, weight, or physical condition if the owner or amusement ride...


Upon request, the director shall furnish to all owners, lessees, and operators of amusement devices notice of all rights and obligations under the provisions of this chapter upon receipt of...


The director may promulgate regulations consistent with this chapter guarding against personal injuries in the assembly, disassembly, and use of amusement devices at carnivals, fairs,...


The director is charged with the affirmative duty of administering and enforcing this chapter. ...


No political subdivision may make or maintain any ordinance, bylaw, or resolution providing for any of the matters covered under and regulated by this chapter, and an ordinance, bylaw,...


(A) A person is subject to a civil penalty not to exceed two thousand dollars per device for each day of noncompliance with this subsection if the person knowingly and wilfully operates...


The purposes of this chapter are: To open to people the opportunity to obtain training that will equip them for profitable employment and citizenship; to set up, as a means to this end, a...


The Apprenticeship Council shall meet at the call of the Director of the Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation or his designee and shall formulate policies for the...


The Director of the Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation or his designee, with the advice and guidance of the Apprenticeship Council, is authorized to administer the provisions of...


A local apprenticeship committee may be appointed in any trade or group of trades in a city or trade area, by the Apprenticeship Council, whenever the apprentice training needs of such trade...


The term apprentice, as used herein, shall mean a person at least sixteen years of age who is covered by a written agreement, acting as employer's agent, and approved by the...


Every apprentice agreement entered into under this chapter shall contain: (1) The names of the contracting parties; (2) The date of birth of the apprentice; (3) A statement of the trade, craft,...


No apprentice agreement under this chapter shall be effective until approved by the Commissioner. Every apprentice agreement shall be signed by the employer, or by an association of employers...


For the purpose of providing greater diversity of training or continuity of employment, any apprentice agreement made under this chapter may, in the discretion of the Apprenticeship Council,...


Nothing in this chapter or in any apprentice agreement approved under this chapter shall operate to invalidate any apprenticeship provision in any collective agreement between employers...

All contracts made between owners of land, their agents, administrators or executors, and laborers shall be witnessed by one or more disinterested persons and, at the request of either...


Whenever labor is performed under contract on shares of crops, such crops shall be gathered and divided off before they are removed from the place where they were planted, harvested or...


Whoever shall enter into a contract with the owner for a lease of lands in this State, witnessed by at least two disinterested witnesses, if such contract be verbal, or for cultivating lands...


Whoever shall enter into a contract to lease to another any lands in this State or work any lands on shares of crops and shall, without just excuse and with intent to cheat and defraud the...


This chapter may be cited as the South Carolina Private Personnel Placement Services Act. ...


For the purposes of this chapter: (a) Secretary means the Secretary of State or his designated representative. (b) Private Personnel Placement Service includes any person who charges...


(A) No person or firm may engage in the private personnel placement service business in South Carolina unless the person or firm has a current license for the business as provided in this...


(A) Licenses required by this chapter to be registered biennially must be assigned registration periods as provided in this section. (1) Upon the first reregistration of the licenses by the...


Every licensed private personnel placement service in the State shall: (a) Openly and in a place accessible to applicants and employees alike, display the license. (b) Make available to...


Any person who acts as a private personnel placement service in the State, or his employees may not: (a) Knowingly induce or attempt to induce any employee it has placed to leave that...


Any person who acts as a private personnel placement service doing business in South Carolina but is located outside the jurisdiction of the other provisions of this chapter may not be allowed...


Any person or employer seeking employees or a person seeking employment shall not: (a) Make any false statement or conceal any material fact for the purpose of obtaining employees, or...


Private personnel placement service information is confidential and must be considered and protected as follows: All records and files of the private personnel placement service of all...


Any person who knowingly violates 41-25-30, 41-25-40, 41-25-50, 41-25-60, 41-25-70, or 41-25-80 is guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction, must be fined not more than five hundred...

(a) A person who knowingly violates 41-25-50, 41-25-60, 41-25-70, and 41-25-80 is liable to the person adversely affected by the violation for three times the amount of actual damages...


The provisions of this chapter may be enforced by any state agency having jurisdiction and authority to enforce this chapter, including, but not limited to: (a) Secretary of State (b) Division...



Chapters 27 through 41 of this Title shall be known and may be cited as the South Carolina Employment Security Law. ...


Without intending that this section shall supersede, alter or modify the specific provisions contained in Chapters 27 through 41 of this Title, but as a guide to the interpretation and...


Nothing in Chapters 27 through 41 of this Title shall be construed to cause the Commission or the courts of this State in interpreting such chapters to be bound by interpretations as to...


The General Assembly reserves the right to amend or repeal all or any part of Chapters 27 through 41 of this Title at any time and there shall be no vested private right of any kind against...


As used in Chapters 27 through 41 of this Title, unless the context clearly requires otherwise, the terms defined in the following sections shall have the meanings therein ascribed to them. ...


The term agricultural labor includes all service performed: (1) On a farm, in the employ of any person, in connection with cultivating the soil or in connection with raising or harvesting...


Annual payroll means the total amount of wages subject to the contribution provisions of Chapters 27 through 41 of this Title which are paid by an employer during a period of twelve...


The average weekly wage of an insured worker shall be determined by dividing his total wages paid for insured work in that quarter of his base period in which such wages were highest by thirteen. ...


Base period means the first four of the last five completed calendar quarters immediately preceding the first day of an individual's benefit year; provided, that in the case of a combined...


Benefit year means the one-year period beginning with the day as of which an insured worker first files a request for determination of his insured status, and thereafter the one-year...


Benefits means the money payments payable to an individual as provided in Chapters 27 through 41 of this Title with respect to his unemployment. ...


Claimant means an individual who has filed a request for a determination of insured status, a request for initiation of a claim series in a benefit year, a notice of unemployment,...


Commission means the South Carolina Employment Security Commission. ...


Contributions means the money payment required by Chapter 31, Article 1 to be made into the State unemployment compensation fund by an employer. ...


Employer means: (1) Any employing unit which during any calendar year prior to January 1, 1972, in each of twenty different weeks, whether or not such weeks were consecutive, had in...


Employing unit means any individual or type of organization, including any partnership, association, trust, estate, joint-stock company, insurance company or corporation, whether domestic...


Employment means: (1) Any service performed prior to January 1, 1978, which was employment as defined in this subsection prior to such date and, subject to the other provisions of...


(A) The term mployment means service performed in the employ of a Native American tribe, as defined in Section 3306(u) of the Federal Unemployment Tax Act (FUTA), if the service is...


Employment office means a free public employment office operated by this State or other office maintained for the purpose of serving applicants or claimants or maintained as a part of...


Employment security administration fund means the employment security administration fund established by Chapters 27 through 41 of this Title, from which administrative expenses under...


The term employment as used in Chapters 27 through 41 of this Title shall not include: (1) Labor engaged in the seafood industry, which is defined as persons employed in the commercial...


Fund means the unemployment compensation fund established by Chapters 27 through 41 of this Title, to which all contributions required and from which all benefits provided under such...


Hospital means an institution which has been licensed or approved by the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control as a hospital. ...


Institution of higher education, for the purpose of this section, means an educational institution which: (1) Admits as regular students only individuals having a certificate of graduation...


Insured work means employment for employers. ...


An insured worker is an individual who has been paid wages in his base period for insured work equal to or exceeding one and one-half times the total of his wages paid in the quarter of...


Payments in lieu of contributions means the money payments to the unemployment compensation fund required by the provisions of 41-31-630. ...


Secretary of Labor means the United States Secretary of Labor. ...


Educational institution means any educational institution except an institution of higher education as defined in 41-27-290 of this Title: (1) In which participants, trainees or students...


State includes, in addition to the states of the United States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and effective one day after the date on which the United States...


Statewide average weekly wage means the amount computed by the Commission as of July first of each year which shall be the aggregate amount of wages (irrespective of the limitation on the...


(1) An individual is deemed unemployed in any week during which he performs no services and with respect to which no wages are payable to him or in any week of less than full-time work if...


(1) Wages means all remuneration paid for personal services, including commissions and bonuses, any sums paid to an employee by an employer pursuant to an order of the National Labor...


Week means calendar week or such period of seven consecutive days as the Commission may by regulation prescribe. The Commission may likewise determine that a week shall be deemed to be...


Effective January 1, 1986, the employment security administrative contingency assessment is an assessment of six one-hundredths of one percent to be assessed upon the wages as defined in...


The Commission shall prescribe regulations applicable to unemployed individuals, making such distinctions in the procedures as to total unemployment, part-total unemployment, partial...


If the services performed during one half or more of any pay period by an individual for the person employing him constitute employment, all the services of such individual for such period...


Each individual employed to perform or to assist in performing the work of any agent or employee of an employing unit shall be deemed to be employed by such employing unit for all the purposes...


The Commission may enter into agreements with the appropriate agencies of other states or the Federal Government whereby individuals performing services in this and other States for a...


No report, communication or any other such matter either oral or written from an employee or employer to the other or to the Commission or any of its agents, representatives or employees...


In case of a suit to enjoin the collection of the contributions provided for in Chapters 27 through 41 of this Title, to test the validity of such chapters or for any other purpose connected...


In any civil action to enforce the provisions of Chapters 27 through 41 of this Title the Commission and the State may be represented by any qualified attorney who is employed by the...


All criminal actions for violation of any provision of Chapters 27 through 41 of this Title or of any rules or regulations issued pursuant thereto shall be prosecuted by the Attorney General...


The Commission may compromise any civil penalty or cause or action arising under the provisions of Chapters 27 through 41 of this Title instead of commencing suit thereon and may compromise...


The failure to do any act required by or under the provisions of Chapters 27 through 41 of this Title shall be deemed an act committed in part at the office of the Commission in Columbia. ...


The certificate of the Commission to the effect that a contribution has not been paid, that a report has not been made, that information has not been furnished or that records have not...


Benefits shall be deemed to be due and payable under Chapters 27 through 41 of this Title only to the extent provided in such chapters and to the extent that moneys are available therefor to...


Notwithstanding the provisions of this act, any extension of unemployment insurance coverage to political subdivisions in this State mandated by P.L. 94-566 shall be continued in effect at...


Chapters 27 through 41 of this Title shall be administered by the South Carolina Employment Security Commission. The Commission shall consist of three members to be elected by the...


The Commission shall elect one of its members as chairman. Any two commissioners shall constitute a quorum and no vacancy shall impair the right of the remaining commissioners to exercise all...

 


The Commission shall appoint in accordance with 41-29-70 an administrator who shall act as secretary and chief executive officer of the Commission and who shall, when the Commission is not...


There are created under the Commission two coordinate divisions, the South Carolina State Employment Service Division created pursuant to 41-5-10, and a division to be known as the...


The Commission shall appoint a State advisory council and may appoint local or industry advisory councils, composed in each case of equal numbers of employer representatives and...


The Commission shall determine its own organization and methods of procedure in accordance with the provisions of Chapters 27 through 41 of this Title and shall have an official seal, which...


Subject to the provisions of Chapters 27 through 41 of this Title, the Commission may appoint and fix the compensation (subject to the approval of the State Budget and Control Board...


The Commission shall classify all positions under Chapters 27 through 41 of this Title, except those exempted by the Federal Social Security Act or regulations of the Secretary of Labor or...


The Commission shall adopt and enforce fair and reasonable regulations for appointment, promotion and demotion of its employees based upon ratings of efficiency and fitness. Such regulations...


The Commission may delegate to any person employed pursuant to 41-29-70 such power and authority as it deems reasonable and proper for the effective administration of Chapters 27 through 41...


The Commission shall administer Chapters 27 through 41 of this Title and it may adopt, amend or rescind such rules and regulations, employ such persons, make such expenditures, require...


(A) The commission, with the advice and aid of its advisory councils and through its appropriate divisions, shall take all appropriate steps to reduce and prevent unemployment, to encourage...


General and special rules may be adopted, amended or rescinded by the Commission only after public hearing or opportunity to be heard thereon, of which proper notice has been given. Such...


The Commission may enter into arrangements with the appropriate agencies of other states or of the Federal Government with respect to the combination of wages, viz.: (1) The Commission may...


Each employing unit shall keep true and accurate work records, containing such information as the Commission may prescribe. Such records shall be open to inspection and be subject to being...


Except as otherwise provided in Chapters 27 through 41 of this Title information obtained from any employing unit or individual pursuant to the administration of such chapters and...


(A) A claimant or a claimant's legal representative must be supplied with information from the records, to the extent necessary for the proper presentation of the claim in any proceeding...


The Commission shall endeavor, both for the relief of the clerical work of employers and its own office, to confine reporting to the minimum necessary for the proper administration of the...


In the discharge of the duties imposed by Chapters 27 through 41 of this Title the Commission or any duly authorized representative thereof as designated by its rules may administer oaths...



No person shall be excused from attending and testifying or from producing books, papers, correspondence, memoranda or other records before the Commission, an appeal tribunal or any...


(1) In case of contumacy by any person or refusal to obey a subpoena issued to any person, any court of this State or judge thereof within the jurisdiction of which such person guilty of...


The Commission may request the Comptroller of the Currency of the United States to cause an examination of the correctness of any return or report of any national banking association...


(1) In the administration of Chapters 27 through 41 of this Title, the Commission shall cooperate with the United States Secretary of Labor to the fullest extent consistent with the provisions...


The Commission may make the State's record relating to the administration of Chapters 27 through 41 of this Title available to the Railroad Retirement Board and may furnish the Railroad...


The commission shall cause to be printed for distribution to the public the text of Chapters 27 through 41 of this Title, the Commission's regulations, its general and special rules, its...


Each commissioner of the Commission may file with the official minutes or decisions his opinion or reasons for his vote on any matters arising in the administration of Chapters 27 through 41...


Notwithstanding the provisions of Chapters 27 through 41 of this Title, the Commission may issue such regulations as deemed necessary for the operation of an emergency unemployment...


Not later than the fifteenth day of January of each year the Commission shall submit to the Governor and to the General Assembly a report covering the administration and operation of Chapters...


Whenever the Commission believes that a change in contribution or benefit rates will become necessary to protect the solvency of the fund it shall promptly so inform the Governor and the...



(A) Each employer shall pay contributions equal to five and four-tenths percent of wages paid by him during each year except as may be otherwise provided in Chapters 27 through 41 of this...


The Commission shall maintain a separate account for each employer and shall credit the account of each with all the contributions paid on his behalf, but nothing in Chapters 27 through 41 of...


The Commission shall for each calendar year classify employers in accordance with their actual experience in the payment of contributions on their own behalf and with respect to benefits...


Each employer's base rate for the twelve months commencing January first of any calendar year is determined in accordance with Section 41-31-50 on the basis of his record up to July first of...


Each employer eligible for a rate computation shall have his base rate determined in the following manner: (1) If, on the computation date as of which an employer's base rate is to be computed,...


(1) If on the computation date upon which an employer's base rate is to be computed as provided in Section 41-31-40 there is a delinquent report, a base rate of two and sixty-four...


If the Commission finds that an employer ceased to render employment solely due to the closing of the business because of the entrance of one or more of the owners, officers, partners, or...


A statewide reserve ratio must be computed once each year by adding to the total unemployment compensation fund on June thirtieth all contributions and interest received on or before...


In the event of a change of name by a corporation, without any change of ownership interest therein, the Commission may provide that the experience rating of the old corporation be continued...

Any person or other legal entity who acquires by purchase, merger, consolidation, devise, inheritance or other means substantially all of the business of any employer and continues such...


Whenever any person or other legal entity has in any manner succeeded to or has acquired substantially all or a distinct and severable portion of the business of another, as provided in...


In the event that any person acquires by purchase, merger, consolidation, devise, inheritance or otherwise, a distinct, severable, identifiable and segregable part of the business of an...


Nothing in 41-31-110 and 41-31-120 shall be construed to authorize or require the refund of any sums lawfully paid into the unemployment compensation trust fund or to use otherwise any of...


No transfer of experience rating accounts, in whole or in part, is permitted under the provisions of 41-31-100 to 41-31-130 unless all unemployment compensation taxes based on wages paid by...


In the payment of any contributions or employment security administrative contingency assessment a fractional part of a cent must be disregarded unless it amounts to one-half cent or more,...


The commission shall not require contribution and wage reports more frequently than quarterly. Effective with the quarter ending March 31, 2003, every employer with two hundred fifty or...


The Commission shall report annually to any employer the status of his account showing his reserve balance at the beginning of the period, total contributions he has made and total charges...



Contributions shall accrue and become payable by each employer for each calendar year in which he is subject to Chapters 27 through 41 of this Title with respect to wages for employment....


As soon as practicable after a contribution report is filed, the Commission shall examine it and compute the contribution due. If the amount so computed shall be greater than the...


If the Commission finds that an additional contribution is due, that the report was made in good faith and that the understatement of the contribution is not deliberate, no penalty shall be...


If any employing unit which has failed to make reports as required under Chapters 27 through 41 of this Title or has filed incorrect or insufficient reports and has been notified by the...


If any employer fails to file any report as required of him under Chapters 27 through 41 of this title with respect to wages or contributions within fifteen days from the date upon which...


If, not later than four years after the date on which any contributions or interest or employment security administrative contingency assessments became due, an employer who has paid...


(1) Contributions unpaid on the date on which they are due and payable, as prescribed by the Commission, shall bear interest at the rate of one percent for each month or fraction thereof for...


The contributions, interest, penalties, employment security administrative contingency assessments, and costs prescribed in this chapter are considered taxes owing the State by the persons...


(A) If an employer defaults in any payment of contributions, interest, penalties, or employment security administrative contingency assessments, the commission shall notify the employer of...


(A) The commission or its authorized representative shall file with the clerk of court of the county or counties of the State in which the employer does business a copy of the execution,...


Any clerk of court or register of deeds, as the case may be, or county treasurer shall be entitled to the fees provided in 14-19-100 for filing and enrolling and satisfying a tax warrant...


In the event of any distribution of any employer's assets pursuant to an order of any court under the laws of this State, including any receivership, assignment for the benefits of...


Benefits paid to employees of nonprofit organizations shall be financed in accordance with the provisions of this article. For the purpose of this section and 41-31-670, a...


Any nonprofit organization which, pursuant to item (6) of 41-27-210, is, or becomes, subject to Chapters 27 through 41 of this title after December 31, 1971, shall pay contributions...


Payments in lieu of contributions shall be made in accordance with the provisions of paragraphs (1) and (2) of this section. (1) At the end of each calendar quarter the Commission shall bill...


If any nonprofit organization fails to file a bond or make a deposit, or to file a bond in an increased amount or to increase or make whole the amount of a previously made deposit, as...


Each employer that is liable for payment in lieu of contributions shall pay the Commission for the fund an amount equal to the amount of regular benefits and one half the extended benefits...


(1) Any nonprofit organization that prior to January 1, 1969, paid contributions required by 41-31-10 and, pursuant to 41-31-620, elects within thirty days after January 1, 1972, to...


Benefits paid to employees of a governmental entity as provided for by 41-27-210(5), 41-27-230(2), and 41-35-10, shall be financed to the same extent, in similar manner, and by like...


(A) Unemployment Compensation premiums collected from state agencies will be deposited into a separate account and used to pay Unemployment Compensation benefits to eligible employees of...


Employment security administrative contingency assessments must accrue and become payable by each employer who is subject to the assessments as defined in 41-27-410 for each calendar year...


Employment security administrative contingency assessments must be reported on the employer's quarterly contribution report according to the same rules as the commission may prescribe...


If any employer's amount of employment security administrative contingency assessment which is due and payable, as prescribed by the commission, is unpaid ten days following the date on which...


There is established a special fund, to be known as the unemployment compensation fund, which shall be administered separate and apart from all public moneys or funds of the State. This fund...


Subject to the provisions of Chapters 27 through 41 of this Title the Commission is invested with full power, authority and jurisdiction over the fund, including all moneys and property...

The State Treasurer shall be ex officio treasurer and custodian of the fund and he shall administer the fund in accordance with the directions of the Commission and shall issue his warrants...


All moneys in the fund shall be mingled and undivided, but the State Treasurer shall maintain within the fund three separate accounts: (a) A clearing account, (b) an unemployment trust...


The commission shall report, by October first of each year, to the Senate Finance Committee and to the House Ways and Means Committee the amount in the unemployment trust fund and make...


After clearance thereof, all moneys in the clearing account other than such as may have been refunded pursuant to 41-31-360 or item (6) of 41-27-260 shall be immediately deposited with...


The benefit account consists of all monies requisitioned from this state's account in the unemployment trust fund and no monies may be withdrawn from the unemployment trust fund for the payment...


Except as otherwise provided in Chapters 27 through 41 of this Title, moneys in the clearing and benefit accounts may be deposited in any depository bank in which general funds of the State may...


Except as provided in Section 41-33-180, monies must be requisitioned from this state's account in the unemployment trust fund solely for the payment of benefits or refunds pursuant to...


The Commission shall from time to time issue its requisition for a lump sum amount for the payment of benefits or refunds upon the Comptroller General who shall draw his warrant on the...

Such lump sum amounts when received by the Commission from the State Treasurer shall be immediately deposited by the Commission in a benefit payment account maintained in the name of...


The Commission shall delegate to designated representatives the authority to sign checks on the benefit payment account and the signature of one of such designated representatives shall...


Refunds payable pursuant to 41-31-360 or item (6) of 41-27-260 may be paid from the clearing or benefit accounts upon requisition by the Commission to the Comptroller General, who shall...


Expenditures of moneys in the benefit account and refunds from the clearing account shall not be subject to any provisions of law requiring specific appropriations or other formal release by...


Money credited to the account of this State pursuant to 903 of the Social Security Act, as amended, may not be withdrawn or used except for the payment of benefits and for the payment...


Money credited to the account of this State in the unemployment trust fund by the Secretary of the Treasury of the United States pursuant to Section 903 of the Social Security Act, as amended,...


Money appropriated as provided in 41-33-150 for the payment of expenses of administration shall be requisitioned as needed for the payment of obligations incurred under such appropriation...


Any balance of moneys requisitioned from the unemployment trust fund under 41-33-80 which remains unclaimed or unpaid in the benefit account and the benefit payment account after the...


Moneys may also be requisitioned from this State's account in the unemployment trust fund for the payment of benefits under any unemployment compensation, unemployment insurance or...


The Commission may establish bank accounts other than the benefit payment account and deposit therein moneys requisitioned from the unemployment trust fund for the payment of benefits for or...



Any balance of moneys requisitioned from the unemployment trust fund under 41-33-180 which remains unclaimed or not disbursed in such account or accounts after the expiration of the period...


The provisions of this article to the extent that they relate to the unemployment trust fund shall be operative only so long as the Secretary of the Treasury of the United States continues...


The State Treasurer shall be liable on his official bond for the faithful performance of his duties in connection with the unemployment compensation fund under Chapters 27 through 41 of...



All money in the employment security administration fund shall be deposited, administered and disbursed in the same manner and under the same conditions and requirements as are provided by law...


All moneys which are deposited or paid into the fund are appropriated and made available to the Commission. All moneys in this fund shall be expended solely for the purpose of defraying the...


All moneys in the employment security administration fund except money received pursuant to 41-33-160 shall be expended solely for the purposes and in the amounts found necessary by...


The State Treasurer shall be liable on his official bond for the faithful performance of his duties in connection with the employment security administration fund. ...


If any money in the employment security administration fund, paid to this State under Title III of the Social Security Act, and the Wagner-Peyser Act, is found by the Secretary of Labor, or...


The Commission shall report to the State Budget and Control Board in the same manner as is required generally for the submission of financial requirements for the ensuing year and the Board...


(a) There is created in the state treasury a special fund to be known as the employment security administrative contingency fund, which consists of all assessments collected pursuant to...


Benefits shall become payable from the fund to any individual who is unemployed and eligible for benefits. Except as provided in 41-35-20 benefits based on service in employment defined in...

(1) Benefits based on service in an instructional, research, or principal administrative capacity in an institution of higher education as defined in 41-27-290 or educational institution...


When benefits due an individual have been unpaid at the time of death and the estate of such individual has not been administered upon in the probate court within sixty days after the time...


An insured worker's weekly benefit amount is fifty percent of his weekly average wage, as defined in 41-27-140, and the weekly benefit amount, if not a multiple of one dollar, must be...


The maximum potential benefits of any insured worker in a benefit year are the lesser of: (1) Twenty-six times his weekly benefit amount. (2) One-third of his wages for insured work paid...


Each eligible individual who is unemployed in any week must be paid with respect to such week a benefit in an amount equal to his weekly benefit amount less that part of the wages (if any)...


With respect to weeks of unemployment beginning on or after January 1, 1978, wages for insured work shall include wages paid for previously uncovered services. For the purposes of this...


Benefits shall not be paid to any individual on the basis of any services substantially all of which consist of participating in sports or athletic events or training or preparing to...


(1) Benefits shall not be paid on the basis of services performed by an alien unless such alien is an individual who was lawfully admitted for permanent residence at the time such services...


The Commission shall pass such regulations as may be necessary to preserve the benefit rights of individuals who have volunteered or enlisted or who have been called or drafted into any branch...


An unemployed insured worker shall be eligible to receive benefits with respect to any week only if the Commission finds that: (1) He has made a claim for benefits with respect to such week...


Notwithstanding any other provision of law no individual otherwise eligible for benefits shall be denied benefits with respect to any week in which he is required by law to appear in court as...


Any insured worker is ineligible for benefits for: (1) Leaving work voluntarily. - If the Commission finds that he has left voluntarily, without good cause, his most recent work prior to filing...


(a) Benefits paid to any claimant for unemployment immediately after the expiration of disqualification for (1) voluntarily leaving his most recent work without good cause, (2) discharge from...


(a) The commission may require an individual filing a new claim for unemployment compensation to disclose, at the time of filing the claim, whether or not the individual owes child...



Extended benefit period means a period which (1) Begins with the third week after a week for which there is a state on indicator; and (2) Ends with either of the following weeks,...


(1) There is a state on' indicator for this State for a week if the commission determines, in accordance with the regulations of the U. S. Secretary of Labor, that for the period consisting...


Rate of insured unemployment, for purposes of 41-35-330, means the percentage derived by dividing: (1) The average weekly number of individuals filing claims for regular state compensation...


Regular benefits means benefits payable to an individual under Chapters 27 through 41 of this Title or under any other State law (including benefits payable to Federal civilian employees and...


Regular benefits means benefits payable to an individual under Chapters 27 through 41 of this Title or under any other State law (including benefits payable to Federal civilian employees and...


Additional benefits means benefits totally financed by a state payable to exhaustees by reason of conditions of high unemployment or by reason of other special factors under the provisions...


Extended benefits means benefits (including benefits payable to Federal civilian employees and to ex-servicemen pursuant to 5 U.S.C. Chapter 85) payable to an individual under the provisions...


Eligibility period of an individual means the period consisting of the weeks in his benefit year which begin in an extended benefit period and, if his benefit year ends within such...


Exhaustee means an individual who, with respect to any week of unemployment in his eligibility period: (1) Has received, prior to such week, all of the regular benefits that were payable to...


State law means the unemployment insurance law of any state, approved by the U.S. Secretary of Labor under 3304 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954. ...


(1) An individual shall be eligible to receive extended benefits with respect to any week of unemployment in his eligibility period only if the commission finds that with respect to such week:...


The weekly extended benefit amount payable to an individual for a week of total unemployment in his eligibility period shall be an amount equal to the weekly benefit amount payable to him...


(1) The total extended benefit amount payable to any eligible individual with respect to his applicable benefit year is the least of the following amounts: (a) Fifty percent of the total amount...


Whenever an extended benefit period is to become effective in this State as a result of a state on indicator, or an extended benefit period is to be terminated in this State as a result of...


Requests for determination of insured status, requests for initiation of a claim series in a benefit year, notices of unemployment, certifications for waiting-week credit and claims for...


(1) Written notice of a determination of insured status shall be furnished to the claimant promptly. Such notice shall include a statement as to whether the claimant is an insured worker,...


(1) In any case in which the payment or denial of benefits will be determined by the provisions of item (4) of 41-35-120 the Commission shall designate a special examiner to make an...


(1) An initial determination may for good cause be reconsidered. A party entitled to notice of an initial determination may apply for a reconsideration not later than ten days after...


If subsequent to an initial determination or redetermination benefits with respect to any week for which a claim has been filed are denied for reasons other than matters included in the...


The claimant or any other interested party may file an appeal from an initial determination, redetermination, or subsequent determination not later than ten days after the determination was...


(1) Notwithstanding any other provision contained in this article, benefits shall be paid in accordance with a determination, redetermination, or the decision of an appeal tribunal, the...


Unless an appeal is withdrawn, an appeal tribunal, after affording the parties reasonable opportunity for a fair hearing, after notice of not less than seven days, shall make findings...


The procedure herein provided for appeals from any determination or redetermination to the appeal tribunal and for decisions thereon and for appeals therefrom, first to the Commission...


To hear and decide appeal claims, the Commission shall appoint one or more impartial appeal tribunals consisting in each case of either a referee, selected in accordance with 41-29-70, or a...


The Commission may on its own motion affirm, modify or set aside any decision of an appeal tribunal on the basis of the evidence previously submitted in such case or direct the taking...


The manner in which appealed claims shall be presented and the conduct of hearings and appeals shall be in accordance with regulations prescribed by the Commission for determining the rights...


Witnesses subpoenaed pursuant to this article shall be allowed fees and mileage at a rate fixed by the Commission, which shall not exceed that allowed witnesses in the court of common pleas in...


Any decision of the Commission, in the absence of an appeal therefrom as provided in this article, shall become final ten days after the date of notification or mailing thereof, and...


Within the time specified by the South Carolina Administrative Procedures Act, a party to the proceeding whose benefit rights or whose employer account may be affected by the commission's...


Except as provided in 41-37-20, any employing unit which is or becomes an employer subject to Chapters 27 through 41 of this Title within any calendar year shall be subject to such...


(1) An employing unit not otherwise subject to Chapters 27 through 41 of this Title, which files with the Commission its written election to become an employer subject to such chapters for...


Except as otherwise provided in 41-37-20: (1) As of January 1, 1972, an employing unit shall cease to be an employer subject to Chapters 27 through 41 of this Title only if it files with...


No agreement by an individual to waive, release or commute his rights to benefits or any other rights under Chapters 27 through 41 of this Title shall be valid. No agreement by any individual...


No assignment, pledge, or encumbrance of any right to benefits which are or may become due or payable under Chapters 27 through 41 of this title is valid and such rights to benefits are...


No individual claiming benefits shall be charged fees of any kind in any proceeding under Chapters 27 through 41 of this Title by the Commission or its representatives or by any court or...


(A) As of January 1, 1997, an individual filing an initial claim for unemployment compensation must be advised at the time of the filing of the claim that: (1) Unemployment compensation is...


Whoever makes a false statement or representation knowing it to be false or who knowingly fails to disclose a material fact to obtain or to increase any benefits or other payment under Chapters...


(A) A claimant found by the commission knowingly to have made a false statement or who knowingly failed to disclose a material fact when filing a compensable claim to establish his right to...


Any employing unit or any officer or agent of an employing unit or any other person who makes a false statement or representation knowing it to be false or who knowingly fails to disclose...


(A)(1) A person who has received a sum as benefits under Chapters 27 through 41 while conditions for the receipt of benefits imposed by these chapters were not fulfilled or while he...


Any employing unit or person who shall wilfully violate any provision of Chapters 27 through 41 of this Title or any order, rule or regulation thereunder the violation of which is made unlawful...


The division shall be administered by a full-time salaried director, who shall cooperate with any official or agency of the United States having powers or duties under provisions of such act...


The provisions of the act of Congress mentioned in 41-42-10 are hereby accepted by this State, in conformity with Section 4 of that act and this State will observe and comply with...


For the purpose of establishing and maintaining free public employment offices the division may enter into agreement with any political subdivision of this State or with any private...


This chapter may be cited as the South Carolina Jobs - Economic Development Fund Act. ...


(A) The authority may issue bonds to provide funds for any program authorized by this chapter. The bonds authorized by this chapter are limited obligations of the authority. The principal...


It is lawful for executors, administrators, guardians, committees, and other fiduciaries to invest any monies in their hands in bonds issued pursuant to this act. Nothing contained in this...


The bonds and the income therefrom are exempt from all taxation in the State except for inheritance, estate, or transfer taxes. All security agreements and financing agreements made pursuant...


The authority may create an insurance fund consisting solely of program funds which must be held as security for the holders of bonds issued under this act. Such funds shall be held in the...


(A) The programs established by this act are administered so as to ensure that each application for assistance is evaluated without regard to race, creed, sex, or national origin and that...


The authority may utilize any of its program funds to establish loan programs pursuant to this section for the purpose of reducing the cost of capital to business enterprises which meet...


The authority must maintain a list of the most economically distressed areas of the State. Each area must be within or coexistent with the boundaries of one of the forty-six counties. The...


(A) Upon securing sufficient funds, the authority is directed to develop programs to encourage the export of goods, services, commodities, machinery, equipment, or other personal property to...


As used in this chapter unless the context otherwise requires: (A) Act means the South Carolina Jobs - Economic Development Fund Act. (B) Authority means the South Carolina Jobs -...


The authority is authorized to implement such programs as may be consistent with its purposes for the collection and dissemination of information and data useful to business enterprises in...


All funds of the authority must be segregated or otherwise accounted for as administrative or program funds and deposited by the authority in a financial institution or institutions to...


The authority must not incur any obligations, other than obligations related to administrative expenses, payable out of administrative funds. All other obligations are payable solely from...


The authority may dispose of any property acquired by it on terms and conditions considered appropriate. The authority is not required to advertise property or take bids thereon. ...


Any information submitted to or compiled by the authority in connection with the identity, background, finances, marketing plans, trade secrets, or any other commercially sensitive information...


The authority must be audited annually by the State Auditor or, upon his approval, may execute contracts with an independent certified public accounting firm. The authority must make an...


The authority must implement its programs in accordance with regulations promulgated under the provisions of Act 176 of 1977. ...


If a term or provision of a section of this chapter is found to be illegal or unenforceable, the remainder of this chapter nonetheless remains in full force and effect and the illegal...


There is created the South Carolina Jobs - Economic Development Authority, a public body corporate and politic and an agency of the State, with the responsibility of effecting the public...


The Governor shall appoint, upon the advice and consent of the Senate, one director from each congressional district and one from the State at large, who serves as chairman. Directors must...


As soon as practicable after appointment, the board shall organize by choosing a vice-chairman, secretary, and such other officers as considered necessary. The net earnings of the...


Meetings of the board shall be held at times and in places as the board determines. The board must meet at least one time in each calendar quarter. Meetings of the board may be held by means...


The authority shall promote and develop the business and economic welfare of this State, encourage and assist through loans, investments, research, technical and managerial advice, studies,...


The authority must implement the programs of this act as soon as practicable. The authority must exercise care in the performance of its duties and the selection of specific programs and...


The authority has the rights and powers of a body politic and corporate and body corporate of this State, including without limitation all the rights and powers necessary or convenient to...


Neither this chapter nor anything contained in this chapter is construed as a restriction or limitation upon any powers which the authority might otherwise have under any laws of this State,...

 


(A) The Fund means the Palmetto Seed Capital Fund Limited Partnership, a limited partnership, established and operated as described in Section 41-44-60. (B) The corporation means the...


A taxpayer is entitled to a credit for qualified investments in the Palmetto Seed Capital Corporation or the Palmetto Seed Capital Fund Limited Partnership as determined under Section 12-6-3430. ...


Subject to Section 41-44-50, the amount of the credit that a taxpayer may receive under this chapter for a particular taxable year is equal to the lesser of: (1) the taxpayer's state tax...


If the amount of the credit determined under Section 41-44-30(2) exceeds the credit allowed under Section 41-44-30 for that taxable year, then the taxpayer may carry the excess over to...


The total amount of credits allowed under this chapter may not exceed in the aggregate five million dollars for all taxpayers and all taxable years, excluding any allowable tax credits of...


(A) A corporation must be formed in the manner provided in this chapter and by law to be the general partner of the Palmetto Seed Capital Fund Limited Partnership, and operated pursuant to...


(A) The Corporation, but not the shareholders thereof, is exempt from all state income taxes and also corporate license fees. (B) Partners of the fund are allowed an exclusion from gross income...


(A) If a qualified investment which is the basis for a credit under this chapter is redeemed by the Fund or the Corporation, within five years of the date it is purchased, the credit provided...


To receive the credit provided by this chapter, a taxpayer shall: (1) claim the credit on the taxpayer's annual state income or premium tax return in the manner prescribed by the...

The corporation shall complete forms prescribed by the appropriate commission which must show as to each qualified investment in the fund: (1) the name, address, and identification number of...

 



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