Article 1 General Provisions
Article 3 Dental Sedation Act

Terms Used In South Carolina Code > Title 40 > Chapter 15

  • Aversive stimuli: means a clinical procedure which staff apply, contingent upon the exhibition of maladapted behavior, startling, unpleasant, or painful stimuli or stimuli that have a potentially noxious effect. See South Carolina Code 40-11-360
  • board: as used in this chapter shall mean the South Carolina State Board of Dentistry unless otherwise specified. See South Carolina Code 40-15-10
  • Body piercing: means the creation of an opening in the body of a human being so as to create a permanent hole for the purpose of inserting jewelry or other decoration. See South Carolina Code 40-15-265
  • Body piercing facility: means any room, space, location, area, structure, or business, or any part of any of these places, where body piercing is practiced or where the business of body piercing is conducted. See South Carolina Code 40-15-265
  • Body piercing technician: means a person who practices body piercing and who meets the requirements of this chapter. See South Carolina Code 40-15-265
  • Client: means a person who is determined by the South Carolina Department of Disabilities and Special Needs to have intellectual disability or a related disability and is receiving services or is an infant at risk of having intellectual disability or a related disability and is receiving services. See South Carolina Code 40-11-360
  • Commission: means the group of individuals charged by law with the responsibility of licensing or otherwise regulating an occupation or profession within the State. See South Carolina Code 40-1-20
  • dental technological work: as used in this chapter is hereby defined as the extra-oral procedures of constructing, making, altering or repairing, relining or duplicating of dental prosthetic or orthodontic appliances. See South Carolina Code 40-15-90
  • Department: means the South Carolina Department of Disabilities and Special Needs. See South Carolina Code 40-11-360
  • Department: means the Department of Health and Environmental Control. See South Carolina Code 40-15-265
  • Department: means the Department of Health and Environmental Control. See South Carolina Code 40-15-380
  • Department: means the Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation;

    (5) "Director" means the Director of the Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation or the director's official designee;

    (6) "Licensee" means a person granted an authorization to practice pursuant to this article and refers to a person holding a license, permit, certification, or registration granted pursuant to this article;

    (7) "Licensing act" means the individual statute or regulations, or both, of each regulated profession or occupation which include, but are not limited to, board governance, the qualifications and requirements for authorization to practice, prohibitions, and disciplinary procedures;

    (8) "Person" means an individual, partnership, or corporation;

    (9) "Profession" or "occupation" means a profession or occupation regulated or administered, or both, by the department pursuant to this article. See South Carolina Code 40-1-20
  • Director: means the South Carolina Director of Disabilities and Special Needs. See South Carolina Code 40-11-360
  • Facility: means a residential setting operated, assisted, or contracted out by the department that provides twenty-four hour care and supervision. See South Carolina Code 40-11-360
  • Intellectual disability: means significantly subaverage general intellectual functioning existing concurrently with deficits in adaptive behavior and manifested during the developmental period. See South Carolina Code 40-11-360
  • Interdisciplinary team: means persons drawn from or representing the professional disciplines or service areas included in the individual habilitation plan. See South Carolina Code 40-11-360
  • Major medical treatment: means a medical, surgical, or diagnostic intervention or procedure proposed for a person with intellectual disability or a related disability, where a general anesthetic is used or which involves a significant invasion of bodily integrity requiring an incision, producing substantial pain, discomfort, debilitation, or having a significant recovery period. See South Carolina Code 40-11-360
  • orthodontic technological work: as used in this chapter is hereby defined as the extra-oral procedures of constructing, making, altering, repairing, or duplicating of orthodontic appliances. See South Carolina Code 40-15-95
  • Planned exclusionary time-out: means the technique of behavior modification in which a client is removed from the immediate environment to a physically safe, lighted, and normal temperature room for a specific period of time not to exceed one hour under the direct continued observation of staff. See South Carolina Code 40-11-360
  • Tattoo artist: means a person who practices body tattooing and who meets the requirements of this chapter. See South Carolina Code 40-15-380
  • Tattoo facility: means any room, space, location, area, structure, or business, or any part of any of these places, where tattooing is practiced or where the business of tattooing is conducted. See South Carolina Code 40-15-380