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Due to a national and state declared emergency, the South Carolina Human Affairs Commission is requesting that individuals complete all paperwork electronically. Please call or email us with questions. 

Legal Division

Legal provides final review of all investigated and mediated charges and trains staff on legal aspects concerning the agency.


Legal Information

Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Request Online Submission

Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Request Form (PDF)


Pregnancy Accommodations Act and Lactation Support Act -English (PDF)

Pregnancy Accommodations Act and Lactation Support Act -Spanish (PDF)

Report on Five-Year Review of Regulations (PDF)

South Carolina Human Affairs Law

South Carolina Human Affairs Regulations (PDF)

Equal Enjoyment and Privileges to Public Accommodations Act

Laws Enforced by EEOC

Federal Laws Prohibiting Job Discrimination Questions and Answers

Americans with Disabilities Home Page  


Administrative Interpretations 

The Administrative Interpretations section of the South Carolina Human Affairs Commission website includes clarifications and explanations of the South Carolina Human Affairs Law. The interpretations allow for a more detailed look at how the Law applies in specific circumstances, and clarifies terms and concepts used in the Law. The naming convention for the Administrative Interpretations can be best understood as chapter, title, year issued and interpretation number for that year.

1- Broad Acceptance of Federal Guidance (PDF)

2-  Fair Housing Law's Stature of Limitations (PDF)

3- Mobile Homes are dwellings under Fair Housing Law (PDF)

4- Definition of "Persons" who can violate Fair Housing Law (PDF)