As used in this chapter:

(1) "Drug-free workplace" means a site for the performance of work done in connection with a specific grant or contract of an entity at which employees of the entity are prohibited from engaging in the unlawful manufacture, distribution, dispensation, possession, or use of a controlled substance in accordance with the requirements of this chapter.

Terms Used In South Carolina Code 44-107-20

  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Contractor: means the department, division, or other unit of a person responsible for the performance under a contract with a state agency. See South Carolina Code 44-107-20
  • Controlled substance: means a controlled substance in Article 3, Chapter 53 of this title. See South Carolina Code 44-107-20
  • Employee: means the employee of a grantee or contractor engaged in the performance of work pursuant to the provisions of the grant or contract. See South Carolina Code 44-107-20
  • Grantee: means the department, division, or other unit of a person responsible for the performance under a grant. See South Carolina Code 44-107-20
  • Nolo contendere: No contest-has the same effect as a plea of guilty, as far as the criminal sentence is concerned, but may not be considered as an admission of guilt for any other purpose.
  • Plea: In a criminal case, the defendant's statement pleading "guilty" or "not guilty" in answer to the charges, a declaration made in open court.
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.

(2) "Employee" means the employee of a grantee or contractor engaged in the performance of work pursuant to the provisions of the grant or contract.

(3) "Controlled substance" means a controlled substance in Article 3, Chapter 53 of this title.

(4) "Conviction" means a finding of guilt, including a plea of nolo contendere or imposition of sentence, or both, by any judicial body charged with the responsibility to determine violations of the federal or state criminal drug statutes.

(5) "Criminal drug statute" means a criminal statute involving manufacture, distribution, dispensation, use, or possession of any controlled substance.

(6) "Grantee" means the department, division, or other unit of a person responsible for the performance under a grant.

(7) "Contractor" means the department, division, or other unit of a person responsible for the performance under a contract with a state agency.