The South Carolina Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation promotes the health, safety and economic well-being of the public through regulation, licensing, enforcement, training and education. The Legislature created the Department on February 1, 1994 by combining 40 state agencies, including the Department of Labor, the State Fire Academy, the Office of the State Fire Marshal, and 37 professional and occupational licensing boards.

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  • Board of Landscape Architectural Examiners administrative manual 

    South Carolina Board of Landscape Architectural Examiners (2021-01-25)
    This manual is designed to assist applicants in obtaining useful information on the licensure of landscape architects in the State of South Carolina. It contains details on requirements and applications for the Landscape ...
  • Board of Examiners in Optometry recommendation : COVID-19 

    South Carolina Board of Examiners in Optometry (2021-01-27)
    In accordance with the recommendation from the Governor of the State of South Carolina, the Board recommends licensees follow CDC and DHEC guidelines in limiting the number of patients in office to maintain social distancing.
  • Advisory opinion on the use of telehealth 

    South Carolina Board of Physical Therapy Examiners (2020-10-28)
    The South Carolina Board of Physical Therapy Examiners supports the use of telehealth as an effective and comparable method of service delivery that is authorized by the South Carolina Physical Therapy Practice Act.
  • Board of Landscape Architectural Examiners administrative manual 

    South Carolina Board of Landscape Architectural Examiners (2020-10-29)
    This manual is designed to assist applicants in obtaining useful information on the licensure of landscape architects in the State of South Carolina. It contains details on requirements and applications for the Landscape ...
  • 2020 legislative update 

    South Carolina Board of Nursing (South Carolina State Library, 2020-10-01)
    This is a list of bills that were enacted by the General Assembly during the 2020 legislative session and may impact the Board of Nursing and/or the Board of Nursing licensees.
  • 2020 legislative update 

    South Carolina State Board of Medical Examiners (2020-10-09)
    The bills listed here were enacted by the General Assembly during the 2020 legislative session and may impact the Board of Medical Examiners and/or the Board of Medical Examiners licensees.
  • Board of Dentistry COVID-19 update : clinical examinations 

    South Carolina State Board of Dentistry (2020-10-23)
    At the June 5, 2020, Board meeting, the State Board of Dentistry approved the acceptance of the manikin-based dental hygiene clinical examination through December 31, 2020. The Board will accept the ADEX, CRDTS and SRTA ...
  • Fiscal Year 2019-2020 accountability report 

    South Carolina Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation (South Carolina State Library, 2020-09-15)
    Each year the South Carolina Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation publishes a report with summary of agency-related legislation passed, descriptions of each office, and yearly statistics.
  • 2020 legislative update 

    South Carolina State Board of Medical Examiners (2020-08-10)
    The bills listed here were enacted by the General Assembly during the 2020 legislative session and may impact the Board of Medical Examiners and/or the Board of Medical Examiners licensees.
  • Board of Examiners in Optometry recommendation : COVID-19 

    South Carolina Board of Examiners in Optometry (2020-08-27)
    In accordance with the recommendation from the Governor of the State of South Carolina, the Board recommends licensees follow CDC and DHEC guidelines in limiting the number of patients in office through August 27, 2020, ...
  • Board of Examiners in Optometry recommendation : COVID-19 

    South Carolina Board of Examiners in Optometry (2020-08-06)
    In accordance with the recommendation from the Governor of the State of South Carolina, the Board recommends licensees follow CDC and DHEC guidelines in limiting the number of patients in office through August 10, 2020, ...
  • Board of Examiners in Optometry continuing education allowance 

    South Carolina Board of Examiners in Optometry (2020-08-11)
    In light of the cancellation of in-person meetings due to COVID-19, the SC Board of Examiners in Optometry has amended the continuing education hours during the current biennial licensure period.
  • Annual report Fiscal Year 2020 (July 1, 2019 – June 30, 2020) 

    South Carolina Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation (South Carolina State Library, 2020-08-24)
    Each year the South Carolina Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation publishes a report with summary of agency-related legislation passed, descriptions of each office, and yearly statistics.
  • Proviso 117.73 fees and fines report 

    South Carolina Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation (South Carolina State Library, 2020-08-27)
    This is the South Carolina Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation's report for fine and fee revenue to the Senate Finance Committee and the House Ways and Means Committee.
  • A joint order from the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control & the South Carolina Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation - State Board of Nursing 

    South Carolina Board of Nursing; South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2020-07-17)
    DHEC, after consultation with the South Carolina Board of Nursing both to ensure that the public is protected and to provide additional resources for health care providers to combat COVID-19, hereby grants nurse ...
  • Board of Examiners in Optometry recommendation : COVID-19 

    South Carolina Board of Examiners in Optometry (2020-07-14)
    In accordance with the recommendation from the Governor of the State of South Carolina, the Board recommends licensees follow CDC and DHEC guidelines in limiting the number of patients in office through July 26, 2020, to ...
  • Board of Dentistry COVID-19 update : clinical examinations 

    South Carolina State Board of Dentistry (2020-07-21)
    At the June 5, 2020, Board meeting, the State Board of Dentistry approved the acceptance of the manikin-based dental hygiene clinical examination through December 31, 2020. The Board will accept the ADEX, CRDTS and SRTA ...
  • Public health state of emergency order 2020-BCE-PH-03 

    South Carolina State Board of Chiropractic Examiners (2020-07-07)
    The State Board of Chiropractic Examiners issues emergency orders regarding chiropractic's duty to public health concerns.
  • Public health state of emergency order 2020-BCE-PH-02 

    South Carolina State Board of Chiropractic Examiners (2020-05-19)
    The State Board of Chiropractic Examiners issues emergency orders regarding chiropractic's duty to public health concerns.
  • Public health state of emergency order 2020-BCE-PH-01 

    South Carolina State Board of Chiropractic Examiners (2020-04-08)
    The State Board of Chiropractic Examiners issues emergency orders regarding chiropractic's duty to public health concerns.

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