division is responsible for the overall operation
and support services for the agency as well as to serve as
a point of contact and facilitator in the community with respect
to the agency’s mission.
The Commissioner is employed by the Governing
(the Commission), with the approval of the Governor, and is
the Chief Administrative Officer. The Commissioner coordinates
all agency operations and is responsible to the fifteen (15)
member Governing Board. The Commissioner has the responsibility
for ensuring that the agency's operations follow the policies,
rules and regulations established by the Commission and the
provisions of the South Carolina Human Affairs Laws.
primary responsibility of
is to fulfill the mandate in Section 1-13-40(a) of the South
Carolina Human Affairs Law:
". . . to eliminate and prevent
discrimination...and to foster mutual understanding among
all people within this State."
division serves as the investigative and enforcement arm
of the Commission. The goal of the division is that of preventing
and eliminating employment and housing discrimination practices
which are illegal under the South
Carolina Human Affairs Law,
C. Fair Housing Law,
and the Equal
Enjoyment and Privileges to Public Accommodations Act.
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