Emergency Law Inventory | Full Law Text

Law Number

S.C. Code Ann. 40-80-70

Summary Title

License Exemption: Firefighter During State of Emergency


When an emergency declaration is in effect, a firefighter does not need to be registered with the Office of the State Fire Marshal and does not need to complete a criminal background check to perform firefighting duties.

Full Title

State of emergency exception

Full Text

Notwithstanding another provision of law, the provisions contained in this chapter do not apply to individuals engaged in firefighting duties during a declared state of emergency.