A grantee or contractor shall, within thirty days after receiving notice from an employee of a conviction pursuant to Article 3, Chapter 53 of this title:

(1) take appropriate personnel action against the employee up to and including termination; or

Terms Used In South Carolina Code 44-107-50

  • 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
  • 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. 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

(2) require the employee to participate satisfactorily in a drug abuse assistance or rehabilitation program approved for the purposes by a federal, state, or local health, law enforcement, or other appropriate agency.