§ 40-65-5 Application of other provisions to this chapter
§ 40-65-10 Administration of chapter; department is agency of licensure; appointment and membership of advisory council; qualifications of council members
§ 40-65-20 Definitions
§ 40-65-30 Licensure as professional soil classifier; certification as soil-classifier-in-training; qualifications
§ 40-65-32 Application form for licensure or certification
§ 40-65-34 Examinations
§ 40-65-36 Issuance of license; prima facie evidence; issuance of certification; fees; limitations; examinations; reciprocity
§ 40-65-38 Renewal of license; requirements; reinstatement of license after lapse
§ 40-65-40 Exemptions
§ 40-65-45 Persons eligible without examination
§ 40-65-50 Administration of program of soil classifiers
§ 40-65-60 Power of department to promulgate regulations, including code of ethics for licensees
§ 40-65-70 Power of department to seek injunctive relief
§ 40-65-80 Investigative procedures; who may file complaint
§ 40-65-90 Omitted by 2010 Act No. 249, Section 2.A, eff June 11, 2010
§ 40-65-100 Cease and desist orders and equitable relief
§ 40-65-110 Grounds for disciplinary action
§ 40-65-120 Appeal of advisory council decision
§ 40-65-130 Grounds for denial of licensure or certification
§ 40-65-140 Criminal record grounds for denial of license or certification
§ 40-65-150 Voluntary surrender of license or certification when under investigation for violation
§ 40-65-160 Omitted by 2010 Act No. 249, Section 2.A, eff June 11, 2010
§ 40-65-170 Person found in violation to pay costs of investigation and prosecution
§ 40-65-180 Payment of cost and fine for violation
§ 40-65-190 Confidentiality of investigations
§ 40-65-200 Penalties
§ 40-65-210 Department may institute civil action for injunctive relief, fine
§ 40-65-220 Severability
§ 40-65-230, 40-65-240
§ 40-65-260

Terms Used In South Carolina Code > Title 40 > Chapter 65

  • Accident and health insurance: means insurance of human beings against death or personal injury by accident, and each insurance of human beings against sickness, ailment, and any type of physical disability resulting from accident or disease, and prepaid dental service, but not including coverages required by the Workers' Compensation Law of this State. See South Carolina Code 38-1-20
  • Annuity: means each contract or agreement to make periodic payments, whether in fixed or variable dollar amounts, or both, at specified intervals. See South Carolina Code 38-1-20
  • 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.
  • Balanced budget: A budget in which receipts equal outlays.
  • Beneficiary: A person who is entitled to receive the benefits or proceeds of a will, trust, insurance policy, retirement plan, annuity, or other contract. Source: OCC
  • Company: includes a corporation, fraternal organization, burial association, other association, partnership, society, order, individual, or aggregation of individuals engaging or proposing or attempting to engage as principals in any kind of insurance or surety business, including the exchanging of reciprocal or interinsurance contracts between individuals, partnerships, and corporations. See South Carolina Code 38-1-20
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • 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.
  • Department: means the Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation. See South Carolina Code 40-65-20
  • Department: means the Department of Insurance of South Carolina. See South Carolina Code 38-1-20
  • Director: means the person who is appointed by the Governor upon the advice and consent of the Senate and who is responsible for the operation and management of the department. See South Carolina Code 38-1-20
  • Domestic insurer: means an insurer incorporated or organized under the laws of this State. See South Carolina Code 38-1-20
  • Equitable: Pertaining to civil suits in "equity" rather than in "law." In English legal history, the courts of "law" could order the payment of damages and could afford no other remedy. See damages. A separate court of "equity" could order someone to do something or to cease to do something. See, e.g., injunction. In American jurisprudence, the federal courts have both legal and equitable power, but the distinction is still an important one. For example, a trial by jury is normally available in "law" cases but not in "equity" cases. Source: U.S. Courts
  • 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.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Grace period: The number of days you'll have to pay your bill for purchases in full without triggering a finance charge. Source: Federal Reserve
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • insurance: includes annuities. See South Carolina Code 38-1-20
  • Insurer: includes a corporation, fraternal organization, burial association, other association, partnership, society, order, individual, or aggregation of individuals engaging or proposing or attempting to engage as principals in any kind of insurance or surety business, including the exchanging of reciprocal or interinsurance contracts between individuals, partnerships, and corporations. See South Carolina Code 38-1-20
  • Interest rate: The amount paid by a borrower to a lender in exchange for the use of the lender's money for a certain period of time. Interest is paid on loans or on debt instruments, such as notes or bonds, either at regular intervals or as part of a lump sum payment when the issue matures. Source: OCC
  • Life insurance: means a contract of insurance upon the lives of human beings. See South Carolina Code 38-1-20
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Oath: A promise to tell the truth.
  • 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: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Person: means a corporation, agency, partnership, association, voluntary organization, individual, or another entity, organization, or aggregation of individuals. See South Carolina Code 38-1-20
  • Policy: means a contract of insurance. See South Carolina Code 38-1-20
  • Premium: means payment given in consideration of a contract of insurance. See South Carolina Code 38-1-20
  • professional soil classifier: means a person who, by reason of his special knowledge of the physical, chemical, and biological sciences applicable to soils as natural bodies and of the methods and principles of soil classification as acquired by soil education and soil classification experience in the formation, morphology, description, and mapping of soils, is qualified to practice soil classifying, who has been licensed by the Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation, and who has passed an examination in the fundamental soil and related subjects as provided for in this chapter. See South Carolina Code 40-65-20
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Responsible charge: means direct control and personal supervision of soil classification. See South Carolina Code 40-65-20
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • Soil: means all of the groups of natural bodies occupying the unconsolidated portion of the earth's surface capable of supporting plant life and having properties due to the combined effect of climate and living organisms, as modified by topography and time, upon parent materials. See South Carolina Code 40-65-20
  • Soil classification: means plotting the boundaries and describing and evaluating the kinds of soil as to their behavior and response to management under various uses. See South Carolina Code 40-65-20
  • Soil-classifier-in-training: means a person who complies with the requirements for education and character and who has passed an examination in the fundamental soil and related subjects as provided for in this chapter. See South Carolina Code 40-65-20
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Terminate: means the cancellation of the relationship between an insurance producer and the insurer or the termination of a producer's authority to transact insurance. See South Carolina Code 38-1-20