§ 40-18-20 Definitions
§ 40-18-30 Powers and duties of South Carolina Law Enforcement Division (SLED)
§ 40-18-40 Licenses to operate security or private investigation business; transferability; surrender on termination of business or change of ownership
§ 40-18-50 Contract security business license; application; bond; renewal; qualifications of licensees; display of license; arrest of licensee; exemptions
§ 40-18-60 Proprietary security business license; applications; qualifications of licensee; display of license; renewal; inspection of employment records; exemptions
§ 40-18-70 Private Investigation License; applications; bond; renewal; display of license; qualifications of licensee; contract; reports to clients; arrest of licensee; inspections of business records; prior licensees
§ 40-18-80 Security officer registration certificates; application; qualifications of applicants; report of arrests; exemptions
§ 40-18-90 Use of temporary employees for special events; notice of use; fees
§ 40-18-100 Security Weapons Permits; Security Concealed Weapons Permits
§ 40-18-110 Authority and arrest powers of those licensed or registered under chapter
§ 40-18-120 Development of guidelines for reciprocal agreements with other states
§ 40-18-130 Denial, suspension, revocation, or refusal to renew license or registration; grounds; appeals; civil penalties
§ 40-18-140 Exceptions from application of chapter
§ 40-18-150 Violation of chapter; penalty

Terms Used In South Carolina Code > Title 40 > Chapter 18

  • Administrator: means the individual to whom the director has delegated authority to administer the programs of a specific board or of a professional or occupational group for which the department has regulatory authority or has delegated authority to administer the programs of a specific board;

    (2) "Authorization to practice" or "Practice authorization" means the approval to practice the specified profession, engage in the specified occupation, or use a title protected under this article, which has been granted by the applicable board. See South Carolina Code 40-1-20
  • bank: as used in this title must be construed to include all institutions doing any kind of banking business whose deposits are eligible for insurance by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, excluding a savings bank, and "building and loan association" as used in this title must be construed to include a mutual or stock savings association, savings and loan association, or savings bank and all other institutions doing any kind of building and loan business whose deposits are eligible for insurance by the Federal Savings and Loan Insurance Corporation. See South Carolina Code 22-3-560
  • Contract security business: means engaging in the security business by providing private patrol, watchman, guard, security, or bodyguard service for a fee. See South Carolina Code 34-30-1250
  • 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
  • Private investigation business: means engaging in business or accepting employment to obtain or furnish information with reference to the:

    (1) identity, habits, conduct, business, occupation, honesty, integrity, credibility, knowledge, trustworthiness, efficiency, loyalty, activity, movement, whereabouts, affiliations, associations, transactions, acts, reputation, or character of a person;

    (2) location, disposition, or recovery of lost or stolen property;

    (3) cause or responsibility for fires, libels, losses, accidents, damage, or injury to persons or property; or

    (4) securing of evidence to be used in a criminal or civil proceeding, or before a board, an administrative agency, an officer, or investigating committee. See South Carolina Code 34-30-1250
  • Proprietary security business: means employing security officers who are assigned to security duties on the employer's property. See South Carolina Code 34-30-1250
  • Security business: means the provision of personnel whose duties include watching over, protecting, or defending people or property against intrusion, damage, injury, or loss, and specifically includes, but is not limited to, the following authorities or responsibilities: to allow or refuse access to property or certain areas of property; detect, prevent, or report entry by unauthorized persons; observe for and react to hazards or hazardous situations; observe for and react to violations of law or policy; observe for and react to emergencies; observe for and react to thefts or other incidents; apprehend or report intruders or trespassers; and maintain order or discipline. See South Carolina Code 34-30-1250
  • Security officer: means a person who provides security service by performing any security function, as detailed in this chapter. See South Carolina Code 34-30-1250
  • SLED: means the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division. See South Carolina Code 34-30-1250
  • Uniform: means clothing displaying a badge, emblem, insignia, indicia, or print identifying the wearer as a security officer. See South Carolina Code 34-30-1250