Emergency Law Inventory | Full Law Text

Law Number

S.C. Code Ann. 40-3-325

Summary Title

Liability: Architect


When an emergency declaration is in effect, a licensed architect who, voluntarily and without compensation, provides their services at the request of the governor will not be held legally responsible. They can be held legally responsible if acting with extreme carelessness. This section is limited to up to 30 days after the declaration.

Full Title

Architect immunity

Full Text

A licensed architect under the provisions of this chapter is immune from liability for volunteer architectural services provided during an emergency in the same manner as a licensed engineer is immune for volunteer engineering services as provided in Section 40-22-295. This section does not provide immunity from liability for persons merely registered in this State pursuant to Section 40-3-260.