South Carolina FOI Resources

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South Carolina Press Association FOI Committee
106 Outlet Pointe Blvd.
Columbia, SC 29210
Contact: Richard Whiting, Chair
Executive Editor of the Index-Journal
Phone (864) 943-2522
Email: rwhiting@indexjournal.com

QUICK FOI INFORMATION

Open Meetings Law S.C. Code Ann. §30-4-60
Closed: Certain personnel matters, criminal investigations, and some real estate transactions.

Open Records Law S.C. Code Ann. §30-4-10
Exempt: Pending investigation documents; confidential attorney communications; identification of informants; certain bank and business transactions; and income tax returns.

East to read booklet on S.C. open government laws: http://scpress.org/Documents/FOIBook1115.pdf

 

CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA

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FOI HOTLINE

S.C. Press Association
Phone (803) 750-9561
Email: brogers@scpress.org

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CONTACTS

Office of the Attorney General
Rembert Dennis Building
1000 Assembly Street, Room 519
Columbia, S.C. 29201
Phone (803) 734-3970
http://www.scattorneygeneral.org/
Email info@scattorneygeneral.com

South Carolina Bar
950 Taylor Street
Columbia, SC 29201
Phone (803) 799-6653
Fax (803) 799-4118
http://www.scbar.org/
Email scbar-info@scbar.org

South Carolina Press Association
P.O. Box 11429
Colulmbia, SC 29211
Phone (803) 750-9561
Fax (803) 551-0903
http://www.scpress.org/

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FORM LETTERS

The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press
1101 Wilson Blvd., Suite 1100
Arlington, Virginia 22209
Phone (800) 336-4243 or (703) 807-2100
Email rcfp@rcfp.org
FOIA Letter Generator

 

Student Press Law Center
1101 Wilson Blvd., Suite 1100
Arlington, Virginia 22209
Phone (703) 807-1904
Email splc@splc.org
Request Letter Generator

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PUBLICATIONS

A Public Official's Guide to the South Carolina FOI by John Shurr. Columbia, SC: South Carolina Press Association.
The new updated Public Official's Guide to Compliance with South Carolina's Freedom of Information Act is available now. The latest revision includes exemptions relating to security matters and the required release of financial incentives offered to industries. Editors are encouraged to buy booklets for their staffs and for members of local councils and school boards. Read online or email an order.
 

Open Government Guide from the
Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press

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