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The Department is currently working at a limited capacity onsite. You can file a complaint and submit applications for licensing online. Filings you do not wish to make, or that are not available, online should be submitted via mail for processing.
Department staff is available to assist with any questions at (800) 922-1594 (toll free in SC) or 803-734-4200 8:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, excluding State holidays. You can also email general questions to email@example.com.
The Commission on Consumer Affairs is composed of nine members, one of whom is the Secretary of State. Of the remaining eight members, the General Assembly elects four other members from outside the legislature and the Governor appoints four members whose appointments are confirmed by the Senate. The Commission is the policy making and governing authority of the S.C. Department of Consumer Affairs, appoints the Administrator and is responsible for enforcement of the S.C. Consumer Protection Code. As of the date of this report, the members of the S.C. Commission on Consumer Affairs are:
David Campbell, Columbia
Secretary of State, Ex Officio Member
Mark Hammond, Spartanburg
William Geddings, Florence
James E. Lewis, Jr., Myrtle Beach
Renee I. Madden, Columbia
W. Fred Pennington, Jr., Taylors
Jack Pressly, Columbia
Lawrence D. Sullivan, Summerville
Commission members with expired terms who do not resign continue to serve until reappointed or replaced.
The S.C. Department of Consumer Affairs' Commission meets the second Tuesday of the month at 1:00 p.m. These meetings are held in the Department's Conference Room at 293 Greystone Blvd., 4th floor. All meetings are open to the public. For more information contact (803) 734-4233.