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The South Carolina State Documents Depository provides access to publications produced by state agencies and state-supported academic institutions. These publications provide citizens with crucial information about state government, including statistics, annual accountability reports, and data on a wide variety of topics related to the state. Items in the State Documents Depository include both print publications and “born digital” documents often originally published on agency websites.

State Agencies

Recent Submissions

  • Annual Synar report 

    South Carolina Department of Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Services (South Carolina State Library, 2019-11-08)
    The Annual Synar report provides the means for states to comply with the reporting provisions of the Public Health Service Act. States are required to provide detailed information on progress made in enforcing youth tobacco ...
  • Lower Savannah River Watershed protection plan 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control. Water Quality Division; Lowcountry Council of Governments; Geoscience Consultants (Firm) (South Carolina State Library, 2019-07)
    The study area includes portions of Jasper and Hampton counties in South Carolina and Effingham County in Georgia that drain into the Savannah River. The purpose of this plan is to evaluate current water quality conditions ...
  • Rabies in South Carolina 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2019-09-17)
    This sheet tells about rabid animals, rabies prevention and dealing with exposure to rabies.
  • 2018 fox squirrel sighting survey summary 

    South Carolina Department of Natural Resources Small Game Program (South Carolina State Library, 2019-09-03)
    Due to concern about the population status of the fox squirrel across the Southeast, a fox squirrel sighting survey was initiated in South Carolina in 1989 to document distribution, habitat preference and relative abundance ...
  • HOA : before you buy 

    South Carolina Department of Consumer Affairs (South Carolina State Library, 2019-10-04)
    Homeowners associations 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 ...
  • How does a HOA know what they can and cannot do? 

    South Carolina Department of Consumer Affairs (South Carolina State Library, 2019-10-09)
    The South Carolina Department of Consumer Affairs often gets questions from homeowners and homeowners association boards about the rights and responsibilities of associations and their members. These include whether dues ...
  • SC Homeowners Association Act 

    South Carolina Department of Consumer Affairs (South Carolina State Library, 2019-10-04)
    The Homeowners Association Act applies to communities and horizontal property regimes requiring homeowners to pay assessments. The law requires governing documents to be filed, provides certain meeting notice requirements ...
  • Frequently asked questions about HOAs 

    South Carolina Department of Consumer Affairs (South Carolina State Library, 2019-10-09)
    This sheet answers questions about homeowners' associations and the legal status of the Department of Consumer Affairs in dealing with them.
  • Ditch the pitch : a guide for guarding against scams 

    South Carolina Department of Consumer Affairs (South Carolina State Library, 2019-03-21)
    This booklet is designed to arm yourself with the tips you need to spot and avoid scams. Navigating the ever-changing marketplace can be a daunting task. And with the rapid development of technology, scammers are more ...
  • Field to factory : Afro-American migration, 1915-1940 

    South Carolina State Museum (South Carolina State Library, 1990)
    This program describes events at the South Carolina State Museum between March 4-May 25, 1990 about African American migration to the North, along with a short history of this internal migration between 1915 and 1940.
  • Report of Committee Appointed to Study Ways and Means to Provide for Public School Education Needs 

    South Carolina General Assembly. House of Representatives. Committee Appointed to Study Ways and Means to Provide for Public School Education Needs. (South Carolina State Library, 1951)
    House Resolution H2744 on June 3, 1950, appointed a committee to study and prepare a sales tax providing for the educational needs of South Carolina. This report details the committee's findings and recommendations.
  • An assessment of low-income and minority group problems in South Carolina 

    South Carolina Office of the Governor. Office of Planning (South Carolina State Library, 1972)
    This report is an updated examination of low-income and minority group problems in South Carolina and is a summary assessment of the State’s responses to these problems. Since low-income and minority groups comprise such ...
  • Stepping stone to the Supreme Court : Clarendon County 

    Hornsby, Benjamin F. (South Carolina State Library, 1992)
    The first title in the series Topics in African American History by the South Carolina Department of Archives and History provides the history, a timeline, and petition text for the Briggs v. Elliott court case.
  • Annual report 2017-2018 

    South Carolina Department of Revenue (South Carolina State Library, 2018)
    The South Carolina Department of Revenue reports to the Office of State Budget its annual report that includes an executive summary, organizational profile including leadership system, program descriptions and budgets, and ...
  • SC information letter #19-26 

    South Carolina Department of Revenue (South Carolina State Library, 2019-10-21)
    A citator of advisory opinions issued by the Department from 1987 through September 2019 is available. Attached is a citator that provides assistance in determining what effect new advisory opinions have on those previously ...
  • SC information letter #19-25 

    South Carolina Department of Revenue (South Carolina State Library, 2019-10-21)
    This is a citator of advisory opinions issued by the Department from 1987 through September 30, 2019. This citator provides assistance in determining what effect new advisory opinions have on those previously published.
  • SC information letter #19-24 

    South Carolina Department of Revenue (South Carolina State Library, 2019-10-08)
    During the 2019 legislative session, the General Assembly enacted proviso 118.15 (Act No. 91) to provide a $50 rebate to individual taxpayers due to increased income tax revenue for fiscal year 2018. The purpose of this ...
  • State Auditor's report June 30, 2018 

    South Carolina State Auditor; State of South Carolina State Ethics Commission (South Carolina State Library, 2018-06-30)
    This audit includes the respective financial position of the South Carolina State Ethics Commission as of June 30, 2018 and the respective changes in financial position and cash flows for the years then ended in accordance ...
  • Financial statements year ended June 30, 2019 

    South Carolina State Auditor; South Carolina Retirement Systems; South Carolina Public Employee Benefit Authority (South Carolina State Library, 2019-06-30)
    The Office of State Auditor audited the financial statements of the South Carolina Retirement Systems using agreed upon procedures. The following topics were included in the audit: Management’s Discussion and Analysis ; ...
  • Report on audit of financial statements South Carolina State Accident Fund as of and for the year ended June 30, 2019 

    South Carolina State Auditor; South Carolina State Accident Fund (South Carolina State Library, 2019-06-30)
    The Office of the State Auditor annually publishes a report on financial statements of the South Carolina State Accident Fund. This audit is a statement of net assets of the agency and the related statements of revenues, ...

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