This information was last updated on June 12, 2008.

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Effective Date: Jan. 1, 2009
Status: Signed into law on June 4, 2008
Impact: South Carolina requires that employers use E-Verify or other federal work authorization program to verify the employment eligibility of new hires or, only employ workers who possess a valid driver’s license or identification card issued by South Carolina or other state approved by the South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles.

The law is implemented in three phases:

Additional Information:
Bill Text
Governor’s Press Release