Emergency Law Inventory | Full Law Text

Law Number

S.C. Code Ann. 40-63-290(6)

Summary Title

License Exemption: Out-of-State Social Workers During Declared Emergency


When an emergency declaration is in effect, a social worker who holds a license in another jurisdiction and who gives notice to the South Carolina Board of Social Work Examiners can practice in the state without a South Carolina license.

Full Title

Persons exempt from licensure requirement

Full Text

Nothing in this chapter prevents: . . . . (6) social workers so licensed in another jurisdiction may, after notice to the board, practice within the scope of their licenses during or immediately following a declared or recognized emergency for a period not to exceed sixty days.