§ 44-29-10 Reporting deaths from contagious or infectious diseases and chemical or other terrorism; increased prescription rates of drugs for diseases caused by chemical terrorism or infectious agents
§ 44-29-15 Reporting requirements for laboratories testing for certain infectious or other diseases; civil penalty
§ 44-29-20 Transportation and handling of human remains infected by dangerous, contagious, or infectious disease
§ 44-29-30 Burying or burning of dead animals and poultry
§ 44-29-40 Department of Health and Environmental Control shall have general supervision of vaccination, screening, and immunization; statewide immunization registry
§ 44-29-50 Violation of regulation relating to vaccination, screening, or immunization
§ 44-29-60 Sexually transmitted diseases declared dangerous to public health; infection of another with sexually transmitted disease
§ 44-29-70 Reports of cases of sexually transmitted diseases
§ 44-29-80 Laboratories shall report positive tests and cooperate in preventing spread of sexually transmitted disease
§ 44-29-90 Examination, treatment, and isolation of persons infected with venereal disease
§ 44-29-100 Examination and treatment of prisoners for sexually transmitted disease; isolation and treatment after serving sentence
§ 44-29-110 No discharge from confinement until cured of sexually transmitted disease; subsequent treatment
§ 44-29-115 Procedure for isolation
§ 44-29-120 Serological blood tests for pregnant women
§ 44-29-130 Adoption of regulations pertaining to sexually transmitted disease
§ 44-29-135 Confidentiality of sexually transmitted disease records
§ 44-29-136 Court orders for disclosure of records for law enforcement purposes; confidentiality safeguards
§ 44-29-140 Penalties pertaining to venereal disease
§ 44-29-145 Penalty for exposing others to Human Immunodeficiency Virus
§ 44-29-146 Physicians and state agencies exempt from liability for disclosure of persons carrying Human Immunodeficiency Virus; “contact” defined
§ 44-29-150 Staff of schools and child care centers to be evaluated for tuberculosis before initial hiring
§ 44-29-160 Health certificates for employees in schools and child care facilities
§ 44-29-170 Form of certificate
§ 44-29-180 School pupils and day care center children to be vaccinated or immunized; department to monitor immunization records of children in day care; exemptions and exclusions
§ 44-29-185 Adolescent cervical cancer vaccinations
§ 44-29-190 Penalty for violation of Section 44-29-180
§ 44-29-195 Head lice; prerequisites to return of student to school; voucher for treatment products
§ 44-29-200 Attendance of teachers or pupils with contagious or infectious diseases may be prohibited
§ 44-29-210 Physicians, licensed nurses, and certain authorized public health employees participating in mass immunization projects exempt from liability; exceptions
§ 44-29-230 Testing required when health care worker exposed to bloodborne disease
§ 44-29-240 Protection of health care professionals rendering care; knowledge and disclosure of HIV or HBV status
§ 44-29-250 Confidentiality of anonymous HIV test results; reporting requirements

Terms Used In South Carolina Code > Title 44 > Chapter 29

  • Action: means a civil action in any forum, including an arbitration proceeding, for damages or indemnity asserting a claim for damages, injury, or loss arising out of an alleged defect, act, or omission relating to the design, construction, or condition of the alteration, modification, renovation, or repair of a nonresidential building or structure upon real estate including, but not limited to, utility systems, the boring, and equipping of wells, the preparation of plans, specification, and design drawings, and the work of making the real estate suitable as a site for the building or structure, surveying and staking, the grading, bulldozing, leveling, excavating, and filling of land including the furnishing of fill soil, the grading and paving of curbs and sidewalks and all asphalt paving, the construction of ditches and other drainage facilities, the laying of pipes and conduits for water, gas, electric, sewage, and drainage purposes, and the disposal of any construction and demolition debris, as defined in Section 44-96-40(6) including final disposal by a construction and demolition landfill of nonresidential property. See South Carolina Code 40-11-510
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • 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
  • Claimant: means a person or entity who asserts a claim against a contractor, subcontractor, supplier, or design professional concerning an alleged defect, act, or omission relating to the design, construction, or condition of the alteration, modification, renovation, or repair of a nonresidential building or structure upon real estate including, but not limited to, utility systems, the boring, and equipping of wells, the preparation of plans, specifications, and design drawings and the work of making real estate suitable as a site for building or structure, surveying and staking, the grading, bulldozing, leveling, excavation, and filling of land including the furnishing of fill soil, the grading and paving of curbs and sidewalks and all asphalt paving, the construction of ditches and other drainage facilities, the laying of pipes and conduits for water, gas, electric, sewage, and drainage purposes, and the disposal of any construction and demolition debris, as defined in Section 44-96-40(6), including final disposal by a construction and demolition landfill of nonresidential property. See South Carolina Code 40-11-510
  • 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.
  • Contractor: means a person licensed or registered pursuant to the provisions of Chapter 11, Title 40, who is engaged in the business of designing, developing, or constructing nonresidential properties. See South Carolina Code 40-11-510
  • 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.
  • 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 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
  • Design professional: means a person licensed or registered pursuant to the provisions of Title 40 as an architect, landscape architect, engineer, or surveyor. See South Carolina Code 40-11-510
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • 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.
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • 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.
  • Jurisprudence: The study of law and the structure of the legal system.
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Pleadings: Written statements of the parties in a civil case of their positions. In the federal courts, the principal pleadings are the complaint and the answer.
  • Probate: Proving a will
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Statute of limitations: A law that sets the time within which parties must take action to enforce their rights.
  • Subcontractor: means a contractor who performs work on behalf of another contractor in the construction of a nonresidential property who is licensed or registered pursuant to the provisions of Title 40. See South Carolina Code 40-11-510
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Supplier: means a person who provides materials, equipment, or other supplies for the construction of a nonresidential property. See South Carolina Code 40-11-510
  • 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.