For additional information refer to S.C. Code Section 8-13-750 and State Human Resources Regulations Section 19-701.06 A.
The State Human Resources Regulations can be accessed here.
Listed below are several links to pertinent federal laws. This is not intended to be an all-inclusive list but is intended to guide agencies to available online resources.
Certain employees covered by the Hatch Act are prohibited from being a candidate for elective office. Employees with questions regarding their specific situation should contact their agency regarding any agency-specific policies regarding this issue. Employees and employers may also contact the State Ethics Commission regarding potential limitations on political activity by State employees.
Proviso 93.33 in the 2015–2016 General Appropriation Act mandated that the South Carolina Department of Administration procure a qualified contractor to conduct an in-depth study of the State’s classification and compensation system.
The study, conducted between October and December 2015, included interviews with the Department of Administration’s Division of State Human Resources, staff from the Governor’s office, Senate Finance Committee and House Ways and Means Committee, and agency and human resources directors from eight state agencies.