Department of Consumer Affairs Documents

The South Carolina Department of Consumer Affairs publishes a variety of reports and brochures on consumer protection and safety, many designed for the general public.

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    SC Nonprofit Corporation Act
    (South Carolina State Library, 2021-03-04) South Carolina Department of Consumer Affairs
    The Nonprofit Corporation Act applies to a business, including homeowners associations, that have filed its nonprofit articles of incorporation with the Secretary of State. The law provides details on meetings (including notice & quorum requirements), rules for the board of directors, access to records and more. This paper contains highlights of the law. It does not serve as a substitute for reviewing the actual statute.
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    HOA : before you buy
    (South Carolina State Library, 2019-10-04) South Carolina Department of Consumer Affairs
    Homeowners associations (HOAs) have steadily become more prevalent in recent years. Knowledge is power. Here are some quick tips to get you started on research to help you decide if a home within a particular association is the right fit for you.
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    Identity Theft Unit : fifth anniversary data
    (South Carolina State Library, 2018-10-17) South Carolina Department of Consumer Affairs. Identity Theft Unit
    In October 2013, SCDCA launched its Identity Theft Unit. No two cases of identity theft are the same. With this fact in mind, the Unit provides tailored remediation guidance to consumers. The Unit also takes scam reports, allowing the Department to track trends in the marketplace, and ultimately warn consumers what to avoid.
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    Identity Theft Unit : fourth anniversary data
    (South Carolina State Library, 2017-10-11) South Carolina Department of Consumer Affairs. Identity Theft Unit
    In October 2013, SCDCA launched its Identity Theft Unit. No two cases of identity theft are the same. With this fact in mind, the Unit provides tailored remediation guidance to consumers. The Unit also takes scam reports, allowing the Department to track trends in the marketplace, and ultimately warn consumers what to avoid.
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    Security breach notice report
    (South Carolina State Library, 2017-03-30) South Carolina Department of Consumer Affairs
    This is a review of the requirements of the Financial Identity Fraud and Identity Theft Protection Act and the security breach notices received by the Department.