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South Carolina Civil Rights Laws

Explanation of Terms in Civil Rights Laws Chart

Code Section 1-13-10, et seq. (Employment); 31-21-10, et seq. (Housing)
Agency Human Affairs Commission
Administrative Preemption Employment: Yes; Housing: No
Private Action Permitted? Employment: No; Housing: Yes
Attorney Fees Recoverable by Plaintiff? Employment: No; Housing: Yes
Statute of Limitations Employment: 180 days; Housing: 180 days/agency, 1 yr./private action

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