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8301 Parklane Road
Suite A220
Columbia, SC 29223
Phone: (803) 896-5300

INSPECTOR GENERAL'S
FRAUD HOTLINE

(State Agency fraud only)

1-855-SCFRAUD
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1-855-723-7283

References

  • SC Code of Laws § 8-13-750


  • State HR Regulations Section 19-701.06 A. Adobe Acrobat


  • Q: What laws in South Carolina govern the employment of family members?

    A: The Ethics Act of 1991 governs the employment of family
    members/nepotism. Questions and concerns regarding the employment of family
    members should be referred to the State Ethics Commission which administers
    this Act.

    Q: What constitutes a "family member" under the Ethics Act?

    A: A "family member" is an individual who is the spouse, parent, brother, sister, child, mother-in-law, father-in-law, son-in-law, daughter-in-law, brother-in-law, sister-in-law, grandparent, or grandchild or a member of the individual’s immediate family.