§ 17-15-10 Person charged with noncapital offense may be released on his own recognizance; conditions of release; bond hearing for burglary charges
§ 17-15-15 Deposit of cash percentage in lieu of bond; assignment of deposit; restitution to victim
§ 17-15-20 Conditions of appearance recognizance or appearance bond; discharge, validity, relief of surety
§ 17-15-30 Matters to be considered in determining conditions of release; contempt
§ 17-15-40 Order of court shall state conditions imposed and other matters; acknowledgment by person released
§ 17-15-50 Amendment of order
§ 17-15-55 Reconsideration by circuit court of bond set by summary court; subsequent violent offenders
§ 17-15-60 Rules of evidence are inapplicable
§ 17-15-90 Wilful failure to appear; penalties
§ 17-15-100 Power to punish for contempt not affected
§ 17-15-140 Discharge of prosecutor or witness on own recognizance in cases not capital; costs
§ 17-15-160 Recognizances shall be in name of State; signing
§ 17-15-170 Proceedings in case of forfeiture of recognizances
§ 17-15-180 Court may remit forfeiture in certain cases
§ 17-15-190 Money may be deposited with officer of court in lieu of bond, recognizance, or undertaking
§ 17-15-200 Persons to whom a deposit in lieu of bond, recognizance, or undertaking must be paid
§ 17-15-210 Receipt for deposit given in lieu of bond, recognizance, or undertaking
§ 17-15-220 Return of deposit given in lieu of bond, recognizance, or undertaking
§ 17-15-230 Requirement that surety company file undertaking with respect to guaranteed arrest bond certificates issued by automobile clubs; acceptance, forfeiture, and enforcement of certificates
§ 17-15-240 Interest on bail bond money
§ 17-15-260 Disposition of funds collected pursuant to chapter

Terms Used In South Carolina Code > Title 17 > Chapter 15

  • Administrative Law Court: means the Administrative Law Court created by Section 1-23-500. See South Carolina Code 12-60-30
  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Assessment: means the department's recording the liability of the taxpayer in the office of the department, subject to the restrictions in Section 12-60-440. See South Carolina Code 12-60-30
  • assessor: means a county officer or official who issues an official property tax assessment for real property. See South Carolina Code 12-60-30
  • auditor: means a county officer or official who issues an official property tax assessment for personal property. See South Carolina Code 12-60-30
  • Bail: Security given for the release of a criminal defendant or witness from legal custody (usually in the form of money) to secure his/her appearance on the day and time appointed.
  • Chief judge: The judge who has primary responsibility for the administration of a court but also decides cases; chief judges are determined by seniority.
  • Classification: means the various categories of property subject to property tax to which specific property tax assessment ratios apply. See South Carolina Code 12-60-30
  • Clerk of court: An officer appointed by the court to work with the chief judge in overseeing the court's administration, especially to assist in managing the flow of cases through the court and to maintain court records.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • county board: means the board of assessment appeals which considers appeals of property tax assessments issued by the property tax assessor for the county and which also hears appeals of refund claims of property as determined by the majority of the county assessor, county auditor, and county treasurer. See South Carolina Code 12-60-30
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Deficiency: means the amount by which a tax exceeds the amount shown on a return or report filed by a taxpayer, if any, plus the amounts previously assessed, or collected without assessment, as a deficiency. See South Carolina Code 12-60-30
  • Department: means the South Carolina Department of Revenue. See South Carolina Code 12-60-30
  • department: means the South Carolina Department of Revenue. See South Carolina Code 12-2-10
  • Department representative: means the person appointed by the department to prepare the department's determination and represent the department at the contested case hearing. See South Carolina Code 12-60-30
  • Director: means the director of the department. See South Carolina Code 12-60-30
  • Division decision: means a decision by a division of the department that affects the rights or obligations of a person for which no specific appeals rights are provided by this act. See South Carolina Code 12-60-30
  • Electronic funds transfer: The transfer of money between accounts by consumer electronic systems-such as automated teller machines (ATMs) and electronic payment of bills-rather than by check or cash. (Wire transfers, checks, drafts, and paper instruments do not fall into this category.) Source: OCC
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Ex officio: Literally, by virtue of one's office.
  • Fair market value: The price at which an asset would change hands in a transaction between a willing, informed buyer and a willing, informed seller.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Indictment: The formal charge issued by a grand jury stating that there is enough evidence that the defendant committed the crime to justify having a trial; it is used primarily for felonies.
  • individual: means a human being. See South Carolina Code 12-2-20
  • Internal Revenue Code: means the Internal Revenue Code as provided in Section 12-6-40(A). See South Carolina Code 12-60-30
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Local governing body: means , for property tax purposes, the governing body of a county, municipality, or other political subdivision that is entitled to receive any portion of the tax revenue generated from a property tax assessment. See South Carolina Code 12-60-30
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • partnership: includes a limited liability company taxed for South Carolina income tax purposes as a partnership;

    (2) "partner" includes a member of a limited liability company taxed for South Carolina income tax purposes as a partnership;

    (3) "corporation" includes a limited liability company or professional or other association taxed for South Carolina income tax purposes as a corporation; and

    (4) "shareholder" includes a member of a limited liability company taxed for South Carolina income tax purposes as a corporation. See South Carolina Code 12-2-25
  • person: includes any individual, trust, estate, partnership, receiver, association, company, limited liability company, corporation, or other entity or group; and

    (2) "individual" means a human being. See South Carolina Code 12-2-20
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Property tax: means ad valorem taxes on real and personal property. See South Carolina Code 12-60-30
  • Property tax assessment: means a valuation or determination of property value for annual property tax purposes arrived at by multiplying the fair market value or special use value of the property by the appropriate assessment ratio for the taxable property's classification. See South Carolina Code 12-60-30
  • Property tax assessor: means the county assessor, the county auditor, the department, or a government official who issues a property tax assessment. See South Carolina Code 12-60-30
  • Proposed assessment: means the first written notice sent or given to the taxpayer stating that a division within the department has concluded that a tax is due. See South Carolina Code 12-60-30
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Protest: means a written appeal of a proposed assessment or a division decision made in accordance with this chapter. See South Carolina Code 12-60-30
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • Special use value: means property valued pursuant to Section 12-43-220(d). See South Carolina Code 12-60-30
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • taxes: means taxes, licenses, permits, fees, or other amounts, including interest, regulatory and other penalties, and civil fines, imposed by this title, or subject to assessment or collection by the department. See South Carolina Code 12-60-30
  • Taxpayer: includes a licensee and an applicant for a license, issued by or administered by the department. See South Carolina Code 12-60-30
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.