State Laws | South Carolina
Last Updated: August 2017

South Carolina Background Check Laws

What are South Carolina background check and ban-the-box laws?

We update this overview of South Carolina background check laws and ban-the-box rules often. But laws change quickly, and we cannot guarantee all information is current. Always consult your attorney for legal advice.

  • FCRA
  • Ban-The-Box

Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA)

In order to set a standard for hiring policies, the federal government created the Fair Credit Reporting Act, or FCRA, which monitors and protects both employers and job candidates.


BAN-THE-BOX AND FAIR HIRING LAWS

LOCAL LAWS — PUBLIC AND PRIVATE COMPANIES

No statewide ban-the-box or fair hiring laws exist for South Carolina. See which counties and cities have local ban-the-box and fair hiring laws.