Article 1 Short Title; Definitions
Article 3 Registration and Licensing Generally
Article 4 Release of Licensing and Registration Information
Article 5 Registration and License Fees
Article 6 Corporate-Owned Fleet Motor Vehicles
Article 7 Free Vehicular Registration for Disabled Veterans
Article 8 Free Vehicular Registration for Former Prisoners of War
Article 9 License Plates and Registration Cards Generally
Article 10 Year of Manufacture Motor Vehicle License Plates
Article 11 Special License Plates; Amateur Radio Operators
Article 12 Special License Plates for Emergency Medical Technicians
Article 13 Special License Plates; Publicly Owned Motor Vehicles
Article 14 Special License Plates; Members of the United States Military Reserve
Article 15 Special License Plates; Members of National Guard
Article 16 Special License Plates; Medal of Honor Recipients
Article 17 Special License Plates; Disabled Persons Required to Use Wheelchairs
Article 18 Free Parking for Handicapped Persons
Article 19 Special License Plates; Special Personalized Plates
Article 20 Special License Plates; Members of Foreign Consulates
Article 21 Special License Plates; Transportation of House Trailers
Article 22 Special License Plates: Former Members of the South Carolina Delegation of the United States Congress, Retired Judicial Officers, Members of Municipal and County Councils, Coroners, Mayors, and Members of the General Assembly Receiving Retirement Benefit
Article 23 Special License Plates; Antique Motor Vehicles and Motorcycles
Article 24 Sample License Plates
Article 25 Motor Vehicle Dealers’ Licenses; Demonstration Plates
Article 26 Special Motor Vehicle Registration
Article 27 Enforcement; Records and Reports
Article 28 Special License Plates; “conserve South Carolina”
Article 29 Temporary License Plates and Certificates of Registration of Motor Vehicles to Be Registered and Licensed in Another State
Article 30 Temporary License Plates and Certificates of Registration of Motor Vehicles Used Only for Corporate Research and Development
Article 31 Special License Plates for Volunteer Firemen
Article 32 Temporary License Plates and Registration Cards for Trailers and Semi-Trailers
Article 33 Special License Plates for Recipients of the Purple Heart
Article 34 National Wild Turkey Federation Special License Plates
Article 35 Penn Center Special License Plates
Article 36 South Carolina Nurses Special License Plates
Article 37 Special College or University License Plates
Article 38 American Legion Special License Plates
Article 39 Shag Commemorative License Plates
Article 40 Keep South Carolina Beautiful License Plates
Article 41 South Carolina Elks Association Special License Plates
Article 42 Carolina Panthers Special License Plates
Article 43 Special License Plates-Retired Members of the United States Armed Forces
Article 44 Share the Road License Plates
Article 45 South Carolina Wildlife License Plates
Article 46 Homeownership: the American Dream Special License Plates
Article 48 Sons of Confederate Veterans Special License Plates
Article 49 South Carolina Firefighters License Plates
Article 50 Public Education: a Great Investment License Plates
Article 51 South Carolina: First in Golf License Plates
Article 52 Charter Limousine License Plates
Article 53 Normandy Invasion Survivors Special License Plates
Article 54 Fraternal Order of Police Special License Plates
Article 55 Pearl Harbor Survivors’ License Plates
Article 56 United States Armed Services Special License Plates
Article 57 United States Naval Academy Special License Plates
Article 58 County Veterans Affairs Officers Special License Plates
Article 59 United States Air Force Academy Special License Plates
Article 61 Arts Awareness Special License Plates
Article 62 Saltwater Fishing Special License Plates
Article 63 Support Our Troops Special License Plates
Article 64 Emergency Medical Service Special License Plates
Article 65 “boy Scouts of America” and “eagle Scout”
Article 66 Native American Special License Plates
Article 67 South Carolina Peach Council Special License Plates
Article 68 Korean War Veterans Special License Plates
Article 69 Cancer Research Centers of the Carolinas Special License Plates
Article 70 Square Dance Commemorative License Plates
Article 71 Special License Decal; Forest Products Haulers
Article 72 Special Olympics License Plates
Article 73 Fraternity and Sorority License Plates
Article 74 Vietnam War Veterans Special License Plates
Article 75 South Carolina Aquarium Special License Plates
Article 76 Shriners License Plates
Article 77 Our Farms-Our Future Special License Plates
Article 78 License Plates On Behalf of the H. L. Hunley Submarine
Article 79 Recycling Special License Plates
Article 80 Hunting Island State Park Special License Plates
Article 81 Nonprofit Organization License Plates
Article 82 Special License Plates Production and Distribution Guidelines
Article 83 Rotary International Special License Plates
Article 84 Marine Corps League Special License Plates
Article 85 Lions Club Special License Plates
Article 86 Ducks Unlimited Special License Plates
Article 87 Nascar Special License Plates
Article 88 World War II Veterans Special License Plates
Article 89 “choose Life” Special License Plates
Article 90 Sertoma International Special License Plates
Article 91 South Carolina Technology Alliance Special License Plates
Article 92 In God We Trust Special License Plates
Article 93 United We Stand Special License Plates
Article 94 Special Morris Island Lighthouse License Plates
Article 95 God Bless America Special License Plates
Article 96 “no More Homeless Pets” Special License Plates
Article 97 Heritage Classic Foundation Special License Plates
Article 98 Breast Cancer Awareness Special License Plates
Article 99 Gold Star Family Special License Plates
Article 100 “parrot Head” Special License Plates
Article 101 Operation Desert Storm-Desert Shield Veteran Special License Plates
Article 102 Operation Enduring Freedom Veteran Special License Plates
Article 103 Operation Iraqi Freedom Veteran Special License Plates
Article 104 Veteran License Plates
Article 105 “i Believe” Special License Plates
Article 106 Silver Star Special License Plates
Article 107 Bronze Star Special License Plates
Article 108 South Carolina Tennis Patrons Foundation Special License Plates
Article 109 “tree My Dog” Special License Plates
Article 110 United States Navy Chief Petty Officer Special License Plates
Article 111 United States Marine Corps Special License Plates
Article 112 “distinguished Service Medal” Special License Plates
Article 113 “second Amendment” Special License Plates
Article 114 “historic” Special Motor Vehicle License Plates
Article 115 “distinguished Service Cross” Special License Plates
Article 116 “department of the Navy” Special License Plates
Article 117 “parents and Spouses of Active Duty Overseas Veterans”
Article 118 “state Flag” Special License Plates
Article 119 “south Carolina Highway Patrol-Retired” License Plates
Article 120 “i Support Libraries” Special License Plates
Article 121 “south Carolina Educator” Special License Plates
Article 122 “beach Music” Special License Plates
Article 123 Citadel Alumni Association “big Red” Special License Plates
Article 124 “largemouth Bass” Special License Plates
Article 125 High School Special License Plates
Article 126 “south Carolina Wildlife Federation” Special License Plates
Article 127 “dr. Mary McLeod Bethune” Special License Plates
Article 128 Gadsden Flag License Plates
Article 129 “active Duty Members of the United States Armed Forces” Special License Plates
Article 130 “2010-11 Baseball National Champions” Special License Plates
Article 131 “combat-Related Disabled Veteran” Special License Plates
Article 132 Special License Plates for Recipients of the Distinguished Flying Cross
Article 133 Motorcycle Awareness Alliance Special License Plates
Article 134 S.C. Riverkeepers Special License Plates
Article 135 Autism Awareness Special License Plates
Article 136 South Carolina Stands With Israel Special License Plates
Article 137 American Red Cross Special License Plates
Article 138 Chase Away Childhood Cancer Special License Plates
Article 139 Special Personalized Motor Vehicle License Plates
Article 140 “clemson University 2016 Football National Champions” Special License Plates
Article 142 “university of South Carolina 2017 Women’S Basketball National Champions” Special License Plates
Article 143 “palmetto Cross” Special License Plates
Article 144 “legion of Merit” Special License Plates
Article 145 “virginia Tech” Special License Plates
Article 146 “powering the Palmetto State” Special License Plates

Terms Used In South Carolina Code > Title 56 > Chapter 3

  • Administrator: means the individual to whom the director has delegated authority to administer the programs of a specific board or of a professional or occupational group for which the department has regulatory authority or has delegated authority to administer the programs of a specific board;

    (2) "Authorization to practice" or "Practice authorization" means the approval to practice the specified profession, engage in the specified occupation, or use a title protected under this article, which has been granted by the applicable board. See South Carolina Code 40-1-20
  • Adoptee: means a person who is proposed to be or who has been legally adopted. See South Carolina Code 63-9-30
  • Adoption: means the judicial act of creating the relationship of parent and child where it did not exist previously. See South Carolina Code 63-9-30
  • Adoptive parent: means an adult who has become a parent of a child through the legal process of adoption. See South Carolina Code 63-9-30
  • agency: means the State Department of Social Services and any person or entity who holds legal or physical custody of a child for the purpose of placement for adoption or a person or entity who facilitates the placement of children for the purpose of adoption. See South Carolina Code 63-9-30
  • Animal: means an animal that is not a human and includes fowl, birds, reptiles, and fish which are wild or domestic, living or dead. See South Carolina Code 40-69-20
  • appraisal: means of or pertaining to appraising and related functions including, but not limited to, appraisal practice and appraisal services. See South Carolina Code 40-60-20
  • Appraisal Foundation: means the Appraisal Foundation established on November 30, 1987, as a not-for-profit corporation under the laws of Illinois, containing the Appraisal Standards Board (ASB), Appraiser Qualifications Board (AQB), a board of trustees, and other advisory bodies. See South Carolina Code 40-60-20
  • Appraisal report: means any communication, written or oral, of an appraisal. See South Carolina Code 40-60-20
  • Appraisal subcommittee: means the designees of the heads of the federal financial institutions regulatory agencies established by the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council Act of 1978 (12 U. See South Carolina Code 40-60-20
  • Appraiser: means a person who holds a permit, license, or certification issued by the board that allows the person to appraise real property. See South Carolina Code 40-60-20
  • Board: means the South Carolina Real Estate Appraisers Board established pursuant to the provisions of this chapter. See South Carolina Code 40-60-20
  • Board: means the South Carolina State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners. See South Carolina Code 40-69-20
  • Board: means the South Carolina Board of Licensed Professional Counselors and Marriage and Family Therapists. See South Carolina Code 40-75-20
  • Child: means any person under eighteen years of age. See South Carolina Code 63-9-30
  • Child: means an individual up to twenty-one years of age. See South Carolina Code 63-9-1720
  • Child: means a person under the age of eighteen. See South Carolina Code 56-3-12410
  • Child: means a person under the age of eighteen. See South Carolina Code 63-7-20
  • Child caring facility: means a campus with one or more staffed residences and with a total population of twenty or more children who are in care apart from their parents, relatives, or guardians on a continuing full-time basis for protection and guidance. See South Carolina Code 56-3-12410
  • Client: means a person or patient, whether an individual or a member of a group, a group, an agency or an organization, who receives in an office setting any treatment or service that falls within the scope of practice of a Licensed Professional Counselor or a Marriage and Family Therapist. See South Carolina Code 40-75-20
  • 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
  • Consent: means the informed and voluntary release in writing of all parental rights with respect to a child by a parent for the purpose of adoption, or the informed and voluntary release in writing of all custodial or guardianship rights, or both, with respect to a child by the child placing agency or person facilitating the placement of the child for adoption where the child's parent previously has executed a relinquishment to that agency or person. See South Carolina Code 63-9-30
  • Court: means any family court in this State. See South Carolina Code 63-9-30
  • Court: means the family court. See South Carolina Code 56-3-12410
  • Court: means the family court. See South Carolina Code 63-7-20
  • Department: means the Department of Social Services. See South Carolina Code 63-9-1720
  • Department: means the Department of Social Services. See South Carolina Code 63-7-20
  • 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
  • Direct supervision: means that a veterinarian currently licensed to practice veterinary medicine in this State is available on the premises and within immediate vocal communication of the supervisee. See South Carolina Code 40-69-20
  • Emergency clinic: means a facility having as its primary function the receiving, treatment, and monitoring of emergency patients during its specified hours of operation. See South Carolina Code 40-69-20
  • Emergency hospital: means a facility whose primary function is the receiving, treatment, and monitoring of emergency patients during its specified hours of operation and includes the confinement of emergency patients. See South Carolina Code 40-69-20
  • family childcare home: means a facility within a residence occupied by the operator in which childcare regularly is provided for no more than six children, unattended by a parent or legal guardian, including those children living in the home and the children received for childcare who are related to the resident caregiver. See South Carolina Code 63-13-810
  • Federally assisted program: means a program directly funded by the federal government, operated by the federal government, certified for Medicaid reimbursement, receiving federal block grant funds through a state or local government, licensed by the federal government, or exempt from paying taxes under a provision of the federal Internal Revenue Code. See South Carolina Code 40-75-20
  • Fleet: means fifty or more marked private passenger motor vehicles or property carrying vehicles with empty weight of not more than twenty-two thousand pounds and a gross vehicle weight of not more than twenty-six thousand pounds, owned or long-term leased by a corporation or other legal entity, and registered in this State pursuant to this article. See South Carolina Code 56-3-1010
  • Guardian: means a person who legally has the care and management of a child. See South Carolina Code 56-3-12410
  • Handicapped: means a person as defined in Section 56-3-1910. See South Carolina Code 56-3-1950
  • Indirect supervision: means the supervising licensed veterinarian is available for immediate voice contact by telephone, radio, or other means, and shall provide consultation and review of cases at the veterinary facility. See South Carolina Code 40-69-20
  • Intern: means an individual who has met the requirements for licensure as a professional counselor intern or a marriage and family therapy intern under this article and has been issued a license by the board. See South Carolina Code 40-75-20
  • Judge: means the judge of the family court. See South Carolina Code 56-3-12410
  • Legal custody: means the right to the physical custody, care, and control of a child; the right to determine where the child shall live; the right and duty to provide protection, food, clothing, shelter, ordinary medical care, education, supervision, and discipline for a child and in an emergency to authorize surgery or other extraordinary care. See South Carolina Code 63-7-20
  • License: means any permit, approval, registration, or certificate issued by the board. See South Carolina Code 40-69-20
  • License: means an authorization to practice counseling or marriage and family therapy issued by the board pursuant to this article and includes an authorization to practice as a professional counselor intern or marriage and family therapy intern. See South Carolina Code 40-75-20
  • Licensed professional counselor: means an individual who practices professional counseling. See South Carolina Code 40-75-20
  • Licensed veterinarian: means a person who is licensed pursuant to this chapter to practice veterinary medicine in this State. See South Carolina Code 40-69-20
  • Licensed veterinary technician: means a person who has received a degree in animal health technology from an American Veterinary Medical Association accredited school offering a program in animal health technology and who has been licensed to practice in this State. See South Carolina Code 40-69-20
  • Licensee: means an individual who has met the requirements for licensure under this article and has been issued a license to practice as a professional counselor or professional counselor intern or a marriage and family therapist or marriage and family therapy intern. See South Carolina Code 40-75-20
  • Marriage and family therapy: means the assessment and treatment of mental and emotional disorders, whether cognitive, affective, or behavioral, within the context of marriage and family systems. See South Carolina Code 40-75-20
  • Mobile facility: means a vehicle with special medical or surgical facilities or a vehicle suitable only for making house or farm calls. See South Carolina Code 40-69-20
  • Parent: means biological parent, adoptive parents, step-parent, or person with legal custody. See South Carolina Code 56-3-12410
  • Person: means an individual, corporation, partnership, or association, foreign and domestic. See South Carolina Code 40-60-20
  • Person: means an individual, organization, or corporation, except that only individuals can be licensed under this article. See South Carolina Code 40-75-20
  • Practice of professional counseling: means functioning as a psycho-therapist and may include, but is not limited to, providing individual therapy, family counseling, group therapy, marital counseling, play therapy, couples counseling, chemical abuse or dependency counseling, vocational counseling, school counseling, rehabilitation counseling, intervention, human growth and development counseling, behavioral modification counseling, and hypnotherapy. See South Carolina Code 40-75-20
  • Practice of veterinary medicine: means to:

    (a) diagnose, prescribe, or administer a drug, medicine, biologic, appliance, or application or treatment of whatever nature for the cure, prevention, or relief of a wound, fracture, or bodily injury or disease of an animal;

    (b) perform a surgical operation, including cosmetic surgery, upon an animal;

    (c) perform a manual procedure for the diagnosis or treatment for sterility or infertility of an animal, including embryo transplants;

    (d) offer, undertake, represent, or hold oneself out as being qualified to diagnose, treat, operate, or prescribe for an animal disease, pain, injury, deformity, or physical condition;

    (e) use words, letters, or titles in such connection or under such circumstances as to induce the belief that the person using them is engaged in the practice of veterinary medicine. See South Carolina Code 40-69-20
  • Real estate: means an identified parcel or tract of land including improvements, if any. See South Carolina Code 40-60-20
  • Real property: means the interests, benefits, and rights inherent in the ownership of real estate. See South Carolina Code 40-60-20
  • Relinquishment: means the informed and voluntary release in writing of all parental rights with respect to a child by a parent to a child placing agency or to a person who facilitates the placement of a child for the purpose of adoption and to whom the parent has given the right to consent to the adoption of the child. See South Carolina Code 63-9-30
  • South Carolina resident: means a person who has established a true, fixed principal residence and place of habitation in this State, and who intends to remain or expects to return upon leaving without establishing residence in another state. See South Carolina Code 63-9-30
  • Special needs child: means children who fall into one or more of the following categories:

    (a) children who are members of a sibling group;

    (b) children of mixed racial heritage;

    (c) children aged six or older; or

    (d) children with physical, mental, or emotional disabilities. See South Carolina Code 63-9-30
  • Supervision: means the supervision of clinical services in accordance with standards established by the board under the supervision of an approved supervisor. See South Carolina Code 40-75-20
  • Supplemental benefits: means payments made by the State Department of Social Services to provide services, including medical subsidies for payment for treatment pursuant to Section 63-9-1780, for children who without these services may not have been adopted. See South Carolina Code 63-9-1720
  • Temporary license: means temporary permission to practice veterinary medicine or animal technology issued pursuant to this chapter. See South Carolina Code 40-69-20
  • USPAP: means the National Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice as adopted by the Appraisal Standards Board of the Appraisal Foundation and adopted by the board. See South Carolina Code 40-60-20
  • Valuation: means an estimate of the value of real estate or real property. See South Carolina Code 40-60-20
  • valuation assignment: means an engagement for which an appraiser is employed or retained to act, or would be perceived by third parties or the public as acting, as a disinterested third party in rendering an unbiased analysis, opinion, or conclusion that estimates the value of real estate. See South Carolina Code 40-60-20
  • Veterinarian: means a person who has received a doctor's degree or equivalent in veterinary medicine. See South Carolina Code 40-69-20
  • Veterinary medicine: includes veterinary surgery, obstetrics, dentistry, and all other branches or specialties of veterinary medicine. See South Carolina Code 40-69-20
  • Veterinary student preceptee: means a person who is a student enrolled and in good standing in a recognized college of veterinary medicine. See South Carolina Code 40-69-20