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 +//While we strive to be as accurate and complete as possible, our researchers are not attorneys, and state laws are often full of nuances and gaps. Legal challenges in some states have resulted in different registration requirements based on the year of conviction or first registration. **Users must accept all risks **associated with actions taken based on this information. **Please help us improve **by reporting any errors or omissions via our form at **[[https://narsol.org/wiki-response/|https://narsol.org/wiki-response/]]** //
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 +* All chapter 23 statutes are at same link; all chapter 16 statutes at same link.
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 ===== South Carolina Laws Regarding Registration ===== ===== South Carolina Laws Regarding Registration =====
  
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 === What information must registrants provide? === === What information must registrants provide? ===
  
-23-3-440 *\\+23-3-530 *\\
 [[https://www.scstatehouse.gov/code/t23c003.php|https://www.scstatehouse.gov/code/t23c003.php]] [[https://www.scstatehouse.gov/code/t23c003.php|https://www.scstatehouse.gov/code/t23c003.php]]
  
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 For life 23-3-460(A) *\\ For life 23-3-460(A) *\\
 [[https://www.scstatehouse.gov/code/t23c003.php|https://www.scstatehouse.gov/code/t23c003.php]] [[https://www.scstatehouse.gov/code/t23c003.php|https://www.scstatehouse.gov/code/t23c003.php]]
 +
 +=== Does the state categorize registrants by levels/tiers? ===
 +
 +Yes, Tier I, II, and III; but the tiers are not actually defined in the law. The State Law Enforcement Division uses definitions based on the Adam Walsh Act/SORNA.\\
 +Sexual Offenders FAQ\\
 +[[http://scor.sled.sc.gov/FAQs.aspx|http://scor.sled.sc.gov/FAQs.aspx]]
 +
 +===   Does the state use risk assessment when assigning tiers or levels to registrants?   ===
 +
 +No.
  
 === Do any registrants remain privately registered? If so, who? === === Do any registrants remain privately registered? If so, who? ===
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 === What is the registration requirement for someone with a sexual offense who is visiting the state? === === What is the registration requirement for someone with a sexual offense who is visiting the state? ===
  
-Ten or more days, according to these FAQs citing  § 23-3-430 (A) +After 10 or more consecutive days.\\ 
-However, 23-3-430(A) doesn’t say that as far as I can tell \\ +[[https://www.scstatehouse.gov/code/t23c003.php|https://www.scstatehouse.gov/code/t23c003.php]]
-[[http://scor.sled.sc.gov/FAQs.aspx#3|http://scor.sled.sc.gov/FAQs.aspx#3]]+
  
 === What is the registration requirement for someone with a sexual offense who will be moving to the state to live or to attend school? === === What is the registration requirement for someone with a sexual offense who will be moving to the state to live or to attend school? ===
  
-Within three days  23-3-53 5(G) *\\+Within three days 23-3-460(G) *\\
 [[https://www.scstatehouse.gov/code/t23c003.php|https://www.scstatehouse.gov/code/t23c003.php]] [[https://www.scstatehouse.gov/code/t23c003.php|https://www.scstatehouse.gov/code/t23c003.php]]
- 
-=====   ===== 
  
 ===== State Laws Regarding Sexual Offenses and Offenders, other than registration ===== ===== State Laws Regarding Sexual Offenses and Offenders, other than registration =====
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 === What sexual offenses can people be convicted of, and what are the ranges of sentences? === === What sexual offenses can people be convicted of, and what are the ranges of sentences? ===
  
-16-3-652 – 659; 16-3-755; 16-3-800 – 820 \\+16-3-652 – 659; 16-3-755; 16-3-800 – 820\\
 [[https://www.scstatehouse.gov/code/t16c003.php|https://www.scstatehouse.gov/code/t16c003.php]] [[https://www.scstatehouse.gov/code/t16c003.php|https://www.scstatehouse.gov/code/t16c003.php]]
  
 === Does the state have lifetime supervision? === === Does the state have lifetime supervision? ===
  
-Lifetime electronic monitoring can be allowed for those on lifetime registration 23-3-540(H) *  \\+Lifetime electronic monitoring can be allowed for those on lifetime registration 23-3-540(H) *\\
 [[https://www.scstatehouse.gov/code/t23c003.php|https://www.scstatehouse.gov/code/t23c003.php]] [[https://www.scstatehouse.gov/code/t23c003.php|https://www.scstatehouse.gov/code/t23c003.php]]
  
 === Does the state have indeterminate sentencing? === === Does the state have indeterminate sentencing? ===
  
-Unclear  \\+Unclear\\
 [[http://www.ncrp.info/StateFactSheets.aspx?state=SC|http://www.ncrp.info/StateFactSheets.aspx?state=SC]] [[http://www.ncrp.info/StateFactSheets.aspx?state=SC|http://www.ncrp.info/StateFactSheets.aspx?state=SC]]
  
 === What are the state civil commitment laws? === === What are the state civil commitment laws? ===
  
-Title 44  44-48-10 – 44-48-170  \\+Title 44 44-48-10 – 44-48-170\\
 [[https://www.scstatehouse.gov/code/t44c048.php|https://www.scstatehouse.gov/code/t44c048.php]]\\ [[https://www.scstatehouse.gov/code/t44c048.php|https://www.scstatehouse.gov/code/t44c048.php]]\\
-See also \\+See also\\
 [[http://www.scag.gov/sexually-violent-predator|http://www.scag.gov/sexually-violent-predator]] [[http://www.scag.gov/sexually-violent-predator|http://www.scag.gov/sexually-violent-predator]]
  
 === What is the age of consent? === === What is the age of consent? ===
  
-Age 16 16-3-655(2)  \\+Age 16 16-3-655(2)\\
 [[https://www.scstatehouse.gov/code/t16c003.php|https://www.scstatehouse.gov/code/t16c003.php]] [[https://www.scstatehouse.gov/code/t16c003.php|https://www.scstatehouse.gov/code/t16c003.php]]
  
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 No. Mistake of age may be used as a defense in some cases. No. Mistake of age may be used as a defense in some cases.
  
-=====   =====+===== State Laws Regarding Sexual Offenses and Offenders, other than registration ===== 
 + 
 +=== What sexual offenses can people be convicted of, and what are the ranges of sentences? === 
 + 
 +16-3-652 – 659; 16-3-755; 16-3-800 – 820\\ 
 +[[https://www.scstatehouse.gov/code/t16c003.php|https://www.scstatehouse.gov/code/t16c003.php]] 
 + 
 +=== Does the state have lifetime supervision? === 
 + 
 +Lifetime electronic monitoring can be allowed for those on lifetime registration 23-3-540(H) *\\ 
 +[[https://www.scstatehouse.gov/code/t23c003.php|https://www.scstatehouse.gov/code/t23c003.php]] 
 + 
 +=== Does the state have indeterminate sentencing? === 
 + 
 +Unclear\\ 
 +[[http://www.ncrp.info/StateFactSheets.aspx?state=SC|http://www.ncrp.info/StateFactSheets.aspx?state=SC]] 
 + 
 +=== What are the state civil commitment laws? === 
 + 
 +Title 44 44-48-10 – 44-48-170\\ 
 +[[https://www.scstatehouse.gov/code/t44c048.php|https://www.scstatehouse.gov/code/t44c048.php]]\\ 
 +See also\\ 
 +[[http://www.scag.gov/sexually-violent-predator|http://www.scag.gov/sexually-violent-predator]] 
 + 
 +=== What is the age of consent? === 
 + 
 +Age 16 16-3-655(2)\\ 
 +[[https://www.scstatehouse.gov/code/t16c003.php|https://www.scstatehouse.gov/code/t16c003.php]] 
 + 
 +=== Are there “Romeo and Juliet” laws or other laws specific to young people? === 
 + 
 +No. Mistake of age may be used as a defense in some cases.
  
 ===== Info for State Advocates ===== ===== Info for State Advocates =====
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 === What does the state say about persons who are required to register? === === What does the state say about persons who are required to register? ===
  
-[[http://scor.sled.sc.gov/FAQs.aspx#3|http://scor.sled.sc.gov/FAQs.aspx#3]]\\ +Law enforcement FAQs (must click Agree and complete a Captcha before you can actually get to the FAQ)\\ 
-[[https://www.dppps.sc.gov/Offender-Supervision/Supervision-Strategies/Sex-Offender-Management|https://www.dppps.sc.gov/Offender-Supervision/Supervision-Strategies/Sex-Offender-Management]]\\ +[[http://scor.sled.sc.gov/FAQs.aspx|http://scor.sled.sc.gov/FAQs.aspx]]\\ 
-[[http://www.rcsd.net/inv/statutesexofndr.htm|http://www.rcsd.net/inv/statutesexofndr.htm]]+[[https://www.dppps.sc.gov/Offender-Supervision/Supervision-Strategies/Sex-Offender-Management|https://www.dppps.sc.gov/Offender-Supervision/Supervision-Strategies/Sex-Offender-Management]]
  
 === How does the state’s legislative process work? === === How does the state’s legislative process work? ===
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 === How can I locate legislation regarding sexual offense issues? === === How can I locate legislation regarding sexual offense issues? ===
  
-Must create account \\ +Must create account\\ 
-[[https://reports.scstatehouse.gov/lits/litsindex.html|https://reports.scstatehouse.gov/lits/litsindex.html]] +[[https://reports.scstatehouse.gov/lits/litsindex.html|https://reports.scstatehouse.gov/lits/litsindex.html]]\\ 
- +May search by a variety of methods, including by subject and an index\\
-May search by a variety of methods, including by subject and an index \\+
 [[https://www.scstatehouse.gov/legislation.php|https://www.scstatehouse.gov/legislation.php]] [[https://www.scstatehouse.gov/legislation.php|https://www.scstatehouse.gov/legislation.php]]
-Offers free and subscription services \\ 
-[[http://www.ncsl.org/research/telecommunications-and-information-technology/bill-tracking-and-subscription-services.aspx|http://www.ncsl.org/research/telecommunications-and-information-technology/bill-tracking-and-subscription-services.aspx]] 
  
 === Best keywords are: === === Best keywords are: ===
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 === How to sign up for notifications of bill movement: === === How to sign up for notifications of bill movement: ===
  
-Each source above has its own instructions and procedures.+Offers free and subscription services\\ 
 +[[http://www.ncsl.org/research/telecommunications-and-information-technology/bill-tracking-and-subscription-services.aspx|http://www.ncsl.org/research/telecommunications-and-information-technology/bill-tracking-and-subscription-services.aspx]]
  
 === Most important legislative committees for our issues are: === === Most important legislative committees for our issues are: ===
  
-House judiciary \\+House judiciary\\
 [[https://www.scstatehouse.gov/CommitteeInfo/housejudiciary.php|https://www.scstatehouse.gov/CommitteeInfo/housejudiciary.php]]\\ [[https://www.scstatehouse.gov/CommitteeInfo/housejudiciary.php|https://www.scstatehouse.gov/CommitteeInfo/housejudiciary.php]]\\
 Senate judiciary\\ Senate judiciary\\
 [[https://www.scstatehouse.gov/CommitteeInfo/senatejudiciary.php|https://www.scstatehouse.gov/CommitteeInfo/senatejudiciary.php]]\\ [[https://www.scstatehouse.gov/CommitteeInfo/senatejudiciary.php|https://www.scstatehouse.gov/CommitteeInfo/senatejudiciary.php]]\\
-Joint https://www.scstatehouse.gov/publicationspage/JtSpecCommList.pdf +Joint Sentencing reform oversight\\ 
-Sentencing reform oversight\\ +[[https://www.scstatehouse.gov/publicationspage/JtSpecCommList.pdf|https://www.scstatehouse.gov/publicationspage/JtSpecCommList.pdf]]
-[[http://exacturl.state.gov|Link needed.]]+
  
 === Contact info for state legislators can be found at: === === Contact info for state legislators can be found at: ===
  
-Senate  \\+Senate\\
 [[https://www.scstatehouse.gov/member.php?chamber=S|https://www.scstatehouse.gov/member.php?chamber=S]]\\ [[https://www.scstatehouse.gov/member.php?chamber=S|https://www.scstatehouse.gov/member.php?chamber=S]]\\
-House \\+House\\
 [[https://www.scstatehouse.gov/member.php?chamber=H|https://www.scstatehouse.gov/member.php?chamber=H]] [[https://www.scstatehouse.gov/member.php?chamber=H|https://www.scstatehouse.gov/member.php?chamber=H]]
  
-=====   ===== 
  
 ===== Other Useful State Information ===== ===== Other Useful State Information =====
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 === Contact information for state registry office === === Contact information for state registry office ===
  
 +SOUTH CAROLINA LAW ENFORCEMENT DIVISION\\
 +4400 BROAD RIVER ROAD\\
 +COLUMBIA, SC 29210\\
 +803-896-2601\\
 +Email form at link (must accept terms, do captcha, choose contact)\\
 +[[http://WWW.SLED.SC.GOV|http://WWW.SLED.SC.GOV]]\\
 +[[http://scor.sled.sc.gov/ContactUs.aspx|http://scor.sled.sc.gov/ContactUs.aspx]]
 +
 +=== NARSOL state affiliate website or blog: ===
 +
 +None at this time.
 +
 +=== Other helpful state advocacy groups: ===
 +
 +Response needed.
 +
 +=== Other registrant-friendly state support groups: ===
 +
 +Response needed.
 +
 +=== Other helpful information ===
 +
 +* All chapter 23 statutes are at same link; all chapter 16 statutes at same link.
 +
 +[[http://www.sexoffenderresource.com/south-carolina/|http://www.sexoffenderresource.com/south-carolina/]]
 +
 +===== Other Useful State Information =====
 +
 +=== Contact information for state registry office ===
 +
 +SOUTH CAROLINA LAW ENFORCEMENT DIVISION\\
 +4400 BROAD RIVER ROAD\\
 +COLUMBIA, SC 29210\\
 +803-896-2601\\
 +Email form at link (must accept terms, do captcha, choose contact)\\
 +[[http://WWW.SLED.SC.GOV|http://WWW.SLED.SC.GOV]]\\
 [[http://scor.sled.sc.gov/ContactUs.aspx|http://scor.sled.sc.gov/ContactUs.aspx]] [[http://scor.sled.sc.gov/ContactUs.aspx|http://scor.sled.sc.gov/ContactUs.aspx]]
  
 === NARSOL state affiliate website or blog: === === NARSOL state affiliate website or blog: ===
  
-Response needed.\\ +None at this time.
-[[http://exacturl.state.gov|Link needed.]]+
  
 === Other helpful state advocacy groups: === === Other helpful state advocacy groups: ===
  
-Response needed.\\ +Response needed.
-[[http://exacturl.state.gov|Link needed.]]+
  
 === Other registrant-friendly state support groups: === === Other registrant-friendly state support groups: ===
  
-Response needed.\\ +Response needed.
-[[http://exacturl.state.gov|Link needed.]]+
  
 === Other helpful information === === Other helpful information ===
  
-* All chapter 23 statutes are at the same link+* All chapter 23 statutes are at same link; all chapter 16 statutes at same link.
  
 [[http://www.sexoffenderresource.com/south-carolina/|http://www.sexoffenderresource.com/south-carolina/]] [[http://www.sexoffenderresource.com/south-carolina/|http://www.sexoffenderresource.com/south-carolina/]]
  
  
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