§ 44-32-10 Definitions
§ 44-32-20 Sterilization, sanitation, and safety standards; certificate of completion of blood-borne pathogens and body piercing infection control course; permits
§ 44-32-30 Infection control precautions
§ 44-32-40 Registration and permits; fees; additional charges
§ 44-32-50 Body piercing technician requirements
§ 44-32-60 Inspections; blood donor disqualification notice; verification of recipient’s age; right of action
§ 44-32-70 Regulations; business license or permit
§ 44-32-80 Revocation, suspension, or refusal to renew permit; probation
§ 44-32-100 Time for compliance
§ 44-32-110 Physician or surgeon activities exempted
§ 44-32-120 Minors or persons impaired by drugs, alcohol, or otherwise incapable of consenting; unhealthy skin surfaces; penalty

Terms Used In South Carolina Code > Title 44 > Chapter 32

  • 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.
  • 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 44-32-10
  • 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 44-32-10
  • Body piercing technician: means a person who practices body piercing and who meets the requirements of this chapter. See South Carolina Code 44-32-10
  • 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
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • 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.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • 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 Health and Environmental Control. See South Carolina Code 44-32-10
  • Donor: The person who makes a gift.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Jurisprudence: The study of law and the structure of the legal system.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Nolo contendere: No contest-has the same effect as a plea of guilty, as far as the criminal sentence is concerned, but may not be considered as an admission of guilt for any other purpose.
  • Plea: In a criminal case, the defendant's statement pleading "guilty" or "not guilty" in answer to the charges, a declaration made in open court.
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.