§ 44-54-10 Short title
§ 44-54-20 Purpose
§ 44-54-30 Definitions
§ 44-54-40 Persons who may bring action; persons against whom actions may be brought; damages recoverable
§ 44-54-50 Actions by individual users; damages recoverable
§ 44-54-60 Assignment of cause of action
§ 44-54-70 Responsibility for damages; level of offense
§ 44-54-80 Multiple parties to action; relief according to respective liabilities
§ 44-54-90 Joinder of claims and persons; recovery against person joined
§ 44-54-100 Standard of proof; effect of conviction for distribution of controlled substance
§ 44-54-110 Defenses; liability of law enforcement officer or agency
§ 44-54-120 Seizure of property; injunctions
§ 44-54-130 Prescription of cause of action
§ 44-54-140 Continuance pending completion of criminal investigation

Terms Used In South Carolina Code > Title 44 > Chapter 54

  • Amusement device: means any mechanical device or combination of devices which carries or conveys passengers on, along, around, over, or through a fixed or restricted course or within a defined area for the purpose of giving its passengers amusement, pleasure, or excitement. See South Carolina Code 41-18-40
  • Carnival: means an itinerant enterprise consisting principally of temporary amusement devices or mechanical rides operated to provide entertainment or amusement to the public. See South Carolina Code 41-18-40
  • Conviction: means a conviction, guilty plea, or plea of nolo contendere and includes being convicted of a violation of a law of any other state or a city or county ordinance. See South Carolina Code 41-27-10
  • Illegal controlled substance: means a controlled substance as defined and covered by Chapter 53 of Title 44, Poisons, Drugs, and Other Controlled Substances, Section 44-53-10, et seq. See South Carolina Code 41-27-10
  • Individual user: means the individual whose use of an illegal controlled substance that is not obtained directly from or pursuant to a valid prescription or order of a licensed physician or practitioner is the basis of an action brought under this chapter. See South Carolina Code 41-27-10
  • Level four offense: means the illegal possession with intent to distribute sixteen ounces or more, or the illegal distribution of four ounces or more, of an illegal controlled substance. See South Carolina Code 41-27-10
  • Level one offense: means the illegal possession with intent to distribute less than four ounces or the illegal distribution of less than one ounce of an illegal controlled substance. See South Carolina Code 41-27-10
  • Level three offense: means the illegal possession with intent to distribute eight ounces or more but less than sixteen ounces, or the illegal distribution of two ounces or more, but less than four ounces, of an illegal controlled substance. See South Carolina Code 41-27-10
  • Level two offense: means the illegal possession with intent to distribute four ounces or more but less than eight ounces, or the illegal distribution of one ounce or more, but less than two ounces, of an illegal controlled substance. See South Carolina Code 41-27-10
  • Marketing of an illegal controlled substance: means the possession with intent to distribute or distribution of a specified illegal controlled substance which is a violation of Chapter 53 of Title 44, Poisons, Drugs, and Other Controlled Substances, Section 44-53-10, et seq. See South Carolina Code 41-27-10
  • Owner: means a person, corporation, partnership, or association who owns an amusement device or, in the event that the amusement device is leased, the lessee. See South Carolina Code 41-18-40
  • Person: means a natural person, governmental entity, or corporation, partnership, firm, trust, or incorporated or unincorporated association, existing under or authorized by the laws of this State, another state, or a foreign country. See South Carolina Code 41-27-10
  • Place of illegal activity: means , in relation to the individual user of an illegal controlled substance, each county in which the individual illegally possesses or uses an illegal controlled substance during the period of the individual's use of an illegal controlled substance. See South Carolina Code 41-27-10
  • Place of participation: means , in relation to a defendant in an action brought under this chapter, each county in which the person participates in the marketing of illegal controlled substances during the period of the person's participation in the marketing of illegal controlled substances. See South Carolina Code 41-27-10