SC Code of Laws and Regulations

Changes in Laws and Regulations

Some of the property-specific regulations could change due to the need for emergency regulations. Changes will be publicized in local newspapers and on the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) website as any new legislation is passed. Discrepancies between the book and any statute or regulation shall be governed by the statute or regulation. Errors occasionally appear and news releases are published to clarify these situations. To research laws, visit

Other information is published only in SCDNR news releases. This includes announcements relative to shrimp baiting, public hearings, fishing rodeos, SCDNR Board decisions and position statements, new legislation, youth activities, mobility impaired hunts, US Dept. of Agriculture cost-share programs, special drawing hunts, schedules for newly acquired areas and many other items of interest. SCDNR news releases are published weekly and distributed free to editors of all regional and local newspapers and are available to the public.

Please Note:

For further background information pertaining to Code of Laws and Regulations, the hyperlinks below take you to the unannotated South Carolina Code on the General Assembly's website. The unannotated South Carolina Code is not official, and the state agencies preparing this information and the General Assembly are not responsible for any errors or omissions which may occur with in these files. Only the current published volumes of the South Carolina Code of Laws Annotated and any pertinent acts and joint resolutions contain the official version.

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