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SC Administrative Agency Decisions

Pursuant to the South Carolina Administrative Procedures Act, the South Carolina Administrative Law Court (ALC) presides over contested cases involving the executive branch of South Carolina government and hears appeals from final decisions of certain (not all) South Carolina state agencies, as prescribed by state law.

SC Administrative Law Court website.


From the South Carolina ALC's website you can browse or search ALC decisions and limit your search by agency, judge, date, party name, case type, and keywords.

SC Administrative Law Court's Decision Search page.
















Within the Administrative Law Court, the Office of Motor Vehicle Hearings (OMVH) presides over hearings for persons affected by an action or proposed action of the SC Department of Motor Vehicles. Office of Motor Vehicles Hearing decisions are included in the database of searchable Administrative Law Court decisions.