§ 44-1-20 Department of Health and Environmental Control created under supervision of Board of Health and Environmental Control
§ 44-1-30 Meetings of Board; compensation of members
§ 44-1-40 Selection, term,and salary of director
§ 44-1-50 Administrative reviews; power to organize department
§ 44-1-60 Appeals from department decisions giving rise to contested case; procedures
§ 44-1-65 Appeals of department permitting decisions for animal facilities; procedures
§ 44-1-70 Rules and regulations of board must be approved by General Assembly
§ 44-1-80 Duties and powers of board as to communicable or epidemic diseases
§ 44-1-90 Board shall advise municipal and county authorities
§ 44-1-100 Assistance from peace and health officers
§ 44-1-110 Duties of department in regard to public health, in general
§ 44-1-130 Department may establish health districts and district advisory boards of health
§ 44-1-140 Department may promulgate and enforce rules and regulations for public health
§ 44-1-143 Requirements for home-based food production operations
§ 44-1-145 Minimum cooking temperature for ground beef; exceptions
§ 44-1-148 Resale for human consumption prohibited for fresh meat or fresh meat products if returned by a consumer
§ 44-1-150 Penalty for violating rules of department
§ 44-1-151 Penalties for violations involving shellfish
§ 44-1-152 Disposition of revenues from fines and forfeitures for violation of shellfish laws
§ 44-1-155 Release on bail of person apprehended by shellfish patrolman upon charge of violating health and sanitary aspects of shellfish, crab, and shrimp laws or regulations
§ 44-1-160 Prosecution of nuisance not affected by rule-making power of department
§ 44-1-165 Expedited Review Program established; promulgation of regulations; pilot programs; Expedited Review Fund
§ 44-1-170 Department shall supervise local boards of health
§ 44-1-180 Department may establish charges for health care
§ 44-1-190 Department may investigate ability to pay and determine amount of charges; contracts for care and treatment
§ 44-1-200 Department may provide home health services
§ 44-1-210 Disposition of moneys collected
§ 44-1-215 Retaining certain funds
§ 44-1-220 Skilled and intermediate care nursing facilities licensed by department shall furnish itemized statements of charges for services
§ 44-1-230 Consideration to be given to benefits available to individuals to meet costs of medical or health services
§ 44-1-260 Early periodic screening, diagnosis, and treatment screening; referral for assistive technology evaluation; definitions
§ 44-1-280 Coordination with First Steps to School Readiness initiative
§ 44-1-290 Supplier of effluent for irrigation as public utility
§ 44-1-300 Exemption from enforcement of regulation that would prohibit churches and charitable organizations from serving food to public
§ 44-1-310 Maternal Morbidity and Mortality Review Committee
§ 44-1-315 Environmental permits and permittees; boundary clarification

Terms Used In South Carolina Code > Title 44 > Chapter 1

  • Advice and consent: Under the Constitution, presidential nominations for executive and judicial posts take effect only when confirmed by the Senate, and international treaties become effective only when the Senate approves them by a two-thirds vote.
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • 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.
  • Baseline: Projection of the receipts, outlays, and other budget amounts that would ensue in the future without any change in existing policy. Baseline projections are used to gauge the extent to which proposed legislation, if enacted into law, would alter current spending and revenue levels.
  • 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.
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Concurrent resolution: A legislative measure, designated "S. Con. Res." and numbered consecutively upon introduction, generally employed to address the sentiments of both chambers, to deal with issues or matters affecting both houses, such as a concurrent budget resolution, or to create a temporary joint committee. Concurrent resolutions are not submitted to the President/Governor and thus do not have the force of law.
  • 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.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • 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.
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • 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.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • petroleum product: as used in this article means gasoline, gasohol, kerosene, diesel fuels, jet fuels, fuel oil no. See South Carolina Code 39-41-10
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Rescission: The cancellation of budget authority previously provided by Congress. The Impoundment Control Act of 1974 specifies that the President may propose to Congress that funds be rescinded. If both Houses have not approved a rescission proposal (by passing legislation) within 45 days of continuous session, any funds being withheld must be made available for obligation.
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • Transcript: A written, word-for-word record of what was said, either in a proceeding such as a trial or during some other conversation, as in a transcript of a hearing or oral deposition.