South Carolina Code of Regulations
Chapter 19 State Budget And Control Board
Article 1 Office of Executive Director
19-101. Travel Regulations for State Employees; Policy.
19-101.01. Travel and Transportation at State Expense.
19-101.02. Economical Considerations.
19-101.03. Air Travel.
19-101.05. Automobile Travel.
19-101.06. Mileage Between Employee's Home and Place of Employment.
19-101.07. Travel and Subsistence Limitations.
19-101.08. Election to Travel by Automobile Rather Than Aircraft.
19-101.09. Parking Fees; Fines for Motor Vehicle Violation.
19-101.10. Mileage for Use of Privately Owned Vehicle.
19-101.11. Schedule of Maximum Meal Reimbursement.
19-101.12. Meal Reimbursements.
19-101.13. Receipts for Expenditures.
19-101.14. Attendance at Statewide, Regional or District Meetings.
19-101.16. Overnight Accommodations.
19-101.17. Foreign Travel.
19-101.18. Handicapped Employees.
19-101.19. Advances for Travel Expenses.
19-102. Approval Procedure for Industrial Revenue Bond, Pollution Control Bond and Hospital Revenue Bond Proposals.
19-102.01. Securing Approval of Proposal.
19-102.02. Notice; Submission of Documents.
19-102.03. Review by Office of Attorney General; Review of Financial Condition of Entity Proposing Bonds.
19-102.04. Notice of Approval.
19-102.05. Publication of Public Notice of Approval.
19-103. Regulations on Allocation of State Ceiling on Issuance of Private Activity Bonds.
19-103.01. Calculation and Certification of State Ceiling.
19-103.02. Allocation of Bond Limit Amounts.
19-103.03. Private Activity Bond Limits.
19-103.04. Authorized Requests for an Allocation.
19-103.05. Limitation on Board Allocations in Response to Authorized Requests.
19-103.06. Filing of Certificate.
19-103.07. Lapse of Filing.
19-103.08. Time Limits of Allocations.
19-103.09. Termination of This Regulation.
19-103.10. Future Changes and Evaluation of Regulations.
19-104. Approval Procedure for City, County and Regional Housing Authority Bond Issues for Multifamily Housing Projects.
19-104.01. Securing Approval; Documents Required.
19-104.02. Review by Office of the Attorney General, by Office of State Auditor and by Office of Executive Director.
19-104.03. Notice; Submission of Documents; Consideration By Board.
19-104.04. Review and Report by Local Authorities.
Article 2 Information Resource Management
Subarticle 1 Standards for Implementation, Operation, and Funding of 9-1-1 Local Emergency Telephone Services Systems
19-201. Application to be Made.
19-202. Preliminary Review and Approval.
19-203. Information Requirements for Final Application.
19-204. Commercial Mobile Radio System Surcharge.
Subarticle 2 South Carolina 211 Network Provider Certification Requirements
19-212. Board Certification Process and Requirements.
19-213. Dispute Resolution.
19-214. Revocation of 211 Number.
Article 4 Office of General Services
19-400. South Carolina Barrier Free Building Design Standard.
19-410. Surplus property.
19-410.1. State Plan for Surplus Property.
19-410.2. Designation of State Agency.
19-410.3. Inventory and Accounting Systems.
19-410.4. Return of Donated Property.
19-410.5. Financing and Service Charges.
19-410.6. Terms and Conditions on Donable Property.
19-410.7. Non-utilized Donable Property.
19-410.8. Fair and Equitable Distribution.
19-410.10. Compliance and Utilization.
19-410.11. Consultation with Advisory Bodies, Public and Private Groups.
19-410.13. Cooperative Agreements.
19-415. Insurance Reserve Funds.
19-415.1. Authority for Tort Liability Insurance--Information Service.
19-415.2. Nature, Terms and Scope of Insurance Policies.
19-415.3. General Liability Policy.
19-415.4. Medical Employee Professional Liability Insurance.
19-415.5. Automobile Liability Certificates of Insurance.
19-415.6. Insurance Reserve Fund.
19-445. Consolidated Procurement Code.
19-445.2000. State Procurement Regulations.
19-445.2005. Internal Procurement Procedures; Procurement Records.
19-445.2010. Disclosure of Procurement Information.
19-445.2020. Temporary Suspension of Authority; Audit.
19-445.2025. Authority to Contract for Certain Services; Definitions.
19-445.2030. Competitive Sealed Bidding--The Invitation for Bids.
19-445.2040. The Official State Government Publication.
19-445.2042. Pre-Bid Conferences.
19-445.2045. Receipt and Safeguarding of Bids.
19-445.2050. Bid Opening.
19-445.2055. Bid Acceptance and Bid Evaluation.
19-445.2060. Telegraphic Bids.
19-445.2065. Rejection of Bids.
19-445.2070. Rejection of Individual Bids.
19-445.2075. All or None Qualifications.
19-445.2077. Bid Samples and Descriptive Literature.
19-445.2080. Clarification with Bidders.
19-445.2085. Correction or Withdrawal of Bids; Cancellation of Awards.
19-445.2095. Competitive Sealed Proposals.
19-445.2097. Rejection of Proposals.
19-445.2100. Small Purchases and Other Simplified Purchasing Procedures.
19-445.2105. Sole Source Procurements.
19-445.2110. Emergency Procurements.
19-445.2115. Information Technology Procurements.
19-445.2120. Cost or Pricing Data.
19-445.2125. Responsibility of Bidders and Offerors.
19-445.2130. Prequalification of Supplies and Suppliers.
19-445.2132. Prequalification for a Single Solicitation.
19-445.2135. Conditions for Use of Multi-term Contracts.
19-445.2137. Food Service Contracts.
19-445.2145. Construction, Architect-Engineer, Construction Management, and Land Surveying Services.
19-445.2150. Surplus Property Management.
19-445.2152. Leases, Lease/Payment, Installment Purchase, and Rental of Personal Property.
19-445.2155. Intergovernmental Relations.
19-445.2160. Assistance to Minority Businesses.
19-445.2180. Assignment, Novation, and Change of Name.
19-445.2200. Administrative Review Protective Orders.
19-445.3000. School District Procurement Codes; Model.
19-446. Representation in Proceedings.
19-447.1000. Leasing of Real Property.
19-450. Permits for Construction in Navigable Waters.
19-450.1. Scope of Duties.
19-450.4. Permit Conditions.
19-450.5. Application Procedure to Obtain Permit.
19-450.6. Review of Permit Application and Comment by State Agencies.
19-450.7. Procedure if Agency Objects to Activity Requiring State Permit.
19-450.8. Comments by Public on Permit Application.
19-450.9. Review of Comments and Action by the Department.
19-450.10. Appeal of the Notice of Proposed Decision.
19-450.11. Final Decision of the Board and Judicial Review.
19-450.12. Unpermitted Activity; Review of Previously Permitted Activity.
19-450.13. Amendments to Permits or Applications for Permits.
19-450.14. Minor Projects.
19-450.15. General or Block Permits.
19-450.16. Saving Clause.
19-470. South Carolina Building Codes Council Regulations.
19-470.3. Powers Duties, and Responsibilities of Council.
19-470.4. Duties and Responsibilities of Division.
19-470.5. Council Officers.
19-470.6. Council Meetings.
19-470.7. Building Codes Amendment Procedure.
19-470.8. Qualifications for Building Codes Amendments.
19-470.9. Energy Standards Variation Procedure.
19-470.10. Energy Standards Appeal Procedure.
19-470.11. Administration of Modular Act.
19-470.12. Building Codes Adopted.
19-470.13. Injunctive Relief.
Article 5 Local Government
19-501. Eligibility Requirements for Rural Improvement Funds.
19-502. Method of Application.
19-503. Monitoring Process.
Article 7 Division of Human Resource Management
Subarticle 1 Office of Human Resources, State Human Resources Regulations
Subarticle 1 Office of Human Resources, State Human Resources Regulations
19-701. General Rules.
19-701.01. Equal Employment Opportunity.
19-701.02. Construction of Words.
19-701.03. State and Federal Laws.
19-701.04. Audits by the Office of Human Resources (OHR).
19-701.05. Central Human Resources Data System.
19-701.06. Ethics Act.
19-701.07. Employment Outside of State Government.
19-701.08. Solicitation and Distribution.
19-701.09. Pilot Programs to Create Innovation in State Government.
19-701.10. FTE Positions.
19-702. Classification Plan.
19-702.01. Statements of Policy.
19-702.02. Administration of the Plan.
19-702.03. Class Specifications.
19-702.04. Position Descriptions.
19-702.05. Reclassification of Positions.
19-702.06. Position Numbering System.
19-703. Job Vacancy Announcements.
19-703.01. Statements of Policy.
19-703.02. Report of Job Vacancies.
19-703.03. Internal Posting and Distribution of Announcements.
19-703.04. Exemptions to Posting Job Announcements.
19-703.05. Freedom of Information Act Requests.
19-704. Movement and Status.
19-704.01. Statements of Policy.
19-704.02. Initial Employment or Reemployment.
19-704.05. Reassignment and Transfer.
19-704.07. Unclassified State Title Changes.
19-704.08. Movement Between Classified Service and Unclassified Service.
19-705. Classified Employee Pay Plan.
19-705.01. Statements of Policy.
19-705.02. Administration of the Pay Plan.
19-705.03. Hiring Salaries.
19-705.04. Salary Increases.
19-705.05. Salary Decreases.
19-705.06. Special Salary Adjustments.
19-705.07. Compensation Not Included in Base Salary.
19-705.08. Effective Dates of Salary Changes.
19-706. Establishment of Unclassified Positions and the Unclassified Employee Pay Plan.
19-706.01. Categories of Unclassified Positions.
19-706.02. Statements of Policy.
19-706.03. Administration of the Pay Plan.
19-706.04. Hiring Salaries, Salary Increases, and Salary Decreases for Employees in Unclassified Positions.
19-706.05. Compensation Not Included in Base Salary.
19-706.06. Effective Dates of Salary Changes.
19-707. Hours of Work and Overtime.
19-707.01. Hours of Work.
19-707.02. Overtime--Compensatory Time.
19-708.02. Legal Holidays.
19-708.03. Holiday Observance Procedure.
19-708.04. Holiday Compensatory Time.
19-709. Annual Leave.
19-709.02. Annual Leave Earnings.
19-709.03. Using and Scheduling Annual Leave.
19-709.04. Transfer from One State Agency to Another.
19-709.05. Payment Upon Separation from Employment.
19-710. Sick Leave.
19-710.02. Sick Leave Earnings.
19-710.03. Additional Sick Leave May Be Granted.
19-710.04. Using and Scheduling Sick Leave.
19-710.06. Separation from Employment.
19-711. Leave Transfer Program.
19-711.01. Agency Responsibility.
19-711.02. Annual Reporting.
19-711.03. Eligibility to Donate.
19-711.04. Request for Leave.
19-711.05. Leave Approval.
19-711.06. No Administrative or Judicial Appeal.
19-711.07. Use of Sick or Annual Leave.
19-711.08. When Personal Emergency Terminates.
19-711.09. Separation from Employment.
19-712. Other Leave Programs.
19-712.01. Other Leave Types.
19-712.02. Other Leave Records.
19-713. Dual Employment.
19-713.01. Statements of Policy.
19-714. Government Employees Interchange Program.
19-714.01. Statements of Policy.
19-715. Employee Performance Evaluation Systems.
19-715.01. Statements of Policy.
19-715.02. Establishing and Maintaining Performance Review Dates.
19-715.03. Establishing and Maintaining Performance Review Dates for Employees in the in the Executive Compensation System.
19-715.04. Establishing and Maintaining Performance Review Dates for Agency Heads.
19-716. Staff Development and Training.
19-716.01. Statements of Policy.
19-716.02. Educational Leave.
19-716.03. Required Courses.
19-716.04. Tuition Assistance.
19-717. Disciplinary Actions.
19-717.01. Statements of Policy.
19-718. State Employee Grievances and Appeals.
19-718.01. Statements of Policy.
19-718.02. Internal Agency Grievance Procedures.
19-718.03. Covered Employees and their Representatives.
19-718.05. Appeals to the State Human Resources Director.
19-718.06. Mediation Prior to State Employee Grievance Committee-Hearings.
19-718.07. Appeals Forwarded to the State Employee Grievance Committee.
19-718.08. Appeals Forwarded to a Mediator-Arbitrator.
19-718.09. Appellate Review of any Final Decision.
19-718.10. Computation of Back Pay.
19-718.11. Approval of Personnel Settlements.
19-719. Separation from State Service.
19-719.01. Continuous Service and Break in Service.
19-719.04. Reduction in Force.
19-719.05. Exit Interviews.
19-719.06. Annual and Sick Leave Upon Separation.
19-720.01. Statement of Policy.
19-720.02. Employee Records.
19-720.03. Records Release.
19-720.04. Central Human Resources Data System.
Subarticle 2. Single Cooperative Interagency Merit System (Merit System Rule)
19-750. Single Cooperative Interagency Merit System.
Subarticle 3 State Employee Grievance Committee Rules
19-775. State Employee Grievance Committee Regulations.
19-775.01. Persons Entitled to Bring Proceedings.
19-775.02. Nature of Grievances.
19-775.04. Preliminary Attempt to Resolve Grievance.
19-775.05. Notice of Hearings.
19-775.06. Records and Papers; Administrative and Clerical Assistance.
19-775.07. Witnesses and Representatives.
19-775.08. Time Limitations for Requested Materials.
19-775.09. Copies of Records.
19-775.10. Subpoenas; Expenses of Witnesses.
19-775.11. Place of Hearings.
19-775.12. Forms to be Used.
19-775.13. Members of Committee.
19-775.14. Attendance at Hearings.
19-775.15. Recording of Proceedings.
19-775.16. Representation by Advisor or Counsel.
19-775.17. Conduct of Proceedings.
19-775.18. Order of Appearance.
19-775.19. Oath or Affirmation of Witnesses.
19-775.20. Presence of Witnesses in Hearing Room.
19-775.21. Cross-examination of Witnesses.
19-775.23. Recordation of Votes by Committee Members.
19-775.24. Decision of Committee.
19-775.25. Assistance by Committee Attorney.
19-775.26. Committee Decision on Appeal.
19-775.27. Transmittal of Decision; Finality.
19-775.28. Delivery of Notices.
19-775.29. Confidentiality of Records.
19-775.30. Disqualification of Committee Members.
19-775.31. Election of Chairman and Secretary of Committee.
19-775.32. Presiding Officer.
19-775.33. Date and Time of Hearing; Postponement.
19-775.34. Promulgation of Regulations.
Article 8 Data Reporting Requirements Pertaining to South Carolina Hospitals
19-801. Financial and Utilization Data (Annual).
19-810. Medical Record Extract Information.
19-820. Penalties for Failure to Meet Requirements.
Article 9 Retirement Division
Subarticle 1 South Carolina Retirement System
Subarticle 1 South Carolina Retirement System
19-901. Membership in the System.
19-903. Records of Members Confidential.
19-905. Creditable Service.
19-908. Administrative Service Fee.
19-910. Termination Pay.
19-912. Change of Option.
19-915. Cost of Living Increases.
19-917. No Designated Beneficiary.
19-918. Pro rata Benefits Paid at Death.
19-925. Interest Rate.
19-926. Liquidation of Unfunded Accrued Liability Limited to 35 Years.
19-927. Unisex Option Factors Adopted.
19-929. Group Life Insurance Plan.
Subarticle 2 Police Officers' Retirement System
19-933. Records of Members Confidential.
19-935. Creditable Service.
19-938. Administrative Service Fee.
19-940. Termination Pay.
19-942. Change of Option.
19-947. No Designated Beneficiary.
19-948. Pro rata Benefits Paid at Death.
19-955. Interest Rate.
19-956. Liquidation of Unfunded Accrued Liability Limited to 35 Years.
19-957. Unisex Option Factors Adopted.
19-959. Group Life Insurance Plan.
Subarticle 3 Retirement System for Members of General Assembly
19-961. Membership in the System.
19-963. Records of Members Confidential.
19-965. Creditable Service.
19-966. Administrative Service Fee.
19-967. Change of Option.
19-969. No Designated Beneficiary.
19-970. Pro rata Benefits Paid at Death.
19-971. Interest Rate.
19-972. Liquidation of Unfunded Accrued Liability Limited to 35 Years.
19-973. Unisex Option Factors Adopted.
19-979. Group Life Insurance Plan.
Subarticle 4 Retirement System for Judges and Solicitors
19-983. Records of Members Confidential.
19-984. Transfer of Service Credit.
19-986. Administrative Service Fee.
19-987. Change of Option.
19-990. No Designated Beneficiary.
19-991. Pro rata Benefits Paid at Death.
19-995. Interest Rate.
19-996. Liquidation of Unfunded Accrued Liability Limited to 35 Years.
19-997. Unisex Option Factors Adopted.
Article 10 Data Reporting Requirements Pertaining to Submission of Ambulatry Encounter Data
19-1010. Health Care Providers Required to Report Ambulatory Encounter Level Data to the Office of Research and Statistics.
19-1020. Medical Record Extract Information.
19-1030. Criteria for Data Submission Timeliness and Items Completeness and Accuracy.
19-1040. Penalties for Failure to Meet Timeliness, Completion and Accuracy Requirements.
19-1050. Criteria for the Release of Ambulatory Encounter Level Data.
19-1060. Confidentiality of Patient and Health Care Provider Identities.
Article 11 Data Release for Medical Encounter Data & Financial Reports
19-1110. Data Oversight Council Authority.
19-1120. Classification of Data Elements.
19-1130. Data Release Protocol.
Article 12 The South Carolina Tuition Prepayment Program Regulations
19-1205. Program Organization.
19-1210. Eligible Institutions of Higher Learning.
19-1215. Duties of the Board.
19-1220. Duties of the Director.
19-1225. The Fund.
19-1230. Tuition Prepayment Contract Application and Payment.
19-1235. Application Process.
19-1240. Payment Schedule.
19-1242. Payment Options.
19-1245. Remittance of Payments.
19-1255. Tuition Prepayment Contract Benefits.
19-1260. Contract Exclusions.
19-1265. Contract Contributors.
19-1270. Beneficiary Eligibility.
19-1272. Beneficiary Substitution.
19-1275. Contract Termination.
19-1278. Contract Cancellation.
19-1280. Transfer Provisions.
19-1290. Administrative Fees.
19-1298. Unclaimed Refunds.