South Carolina Code of Regulations
Chapter 68 - SOUTH CAROLINA JOBS--ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY
68-35 - Designation of Economically Distressed Areas.
68-35. Designation of Economically Distressed Areas.
A. Prior to December 31, of each year, the Jobs-Economic Development Authority using the most current data from the U.S. Department of Commerce and the Employment Security Commission, and complied by the Division of Research and Statistical Services of the Budget and Control Board, will designate counties as economically distressed areas if the sum of the number of the ranking of the per capita income, lowest to highest, and the ranking of the rate of unemployment compared to the state's average, highest to lowest is twenty-five or less. This designation must be made considering only the most recent thirty-six month period.
B. In extraordinary circumstances, the Jobs-Economic Development Authority may designate portions of counties as economically distressed areas.