Title 59 – CHAPTER 112 OF THE 112. TUITION AND TAX FIXING SECTION 59-112-10. Definitions. As used in this chapter: A. The terms “state agency” are post-secondary institutions under jurisdiction: (1) the board of directors of Clemson University; (2) Board of Trustees, Medical University of South Carolina; (3) Board of Trustees, South Carolina State University; (4) Board of Directors, College of Charleston; (5) the foundation board of the University of Lander; (6) The Board of Directors of Francis Marion University; (7) the Visitors` Council, the Citadel; (8) the Board of Trustees, University of South Carolina; (9) Winthrop University Board of Directors; (10) Board of Trustees, Coastal Carolina University; (11) the National Office for Technical and Global Education. B. The term “student” refers to anyone enrolled in a public institution. C. The term “home” or “place of residence” refers to the permanent and permanent physical presence in that state, provided that temporary absences for short periods do not affect the installation of a residence.
D. The term “home” refers to a person`s actual, fixed, principal and residence residence; it indicates where that person wishes to stay and where he intends to return to his departure without establishing a new residence in another state. For the purposes of this section, one can only have one legal residence; It is assumed that you automatically abandon an old home when you build a new one. It is considered that the accommodation provided on an academic basis to students of public institutions is not a principal residence, since the residence in these dwellings is by nature temporary. E. “in-state rates” refers to tuition and tuition fees set by public bodies for persons residing in South Carolina in accordance with this chapter; “Extra-state rates” are tuition and tuition fees set by public agencies for people who are not based in South Carolina. F. “independent person,” a majority person or emancipated minor whose dominant source of income is his or her own income or income from employment, investments or payments from trusts, scholarships, scholarships, loans or payments of support or separate support.
The terms “dependent person” or “dependent person” mean: 1) a person whose financial assistance is not provided by his or her own income or rights, whose primary source of income or assistance is the payment of a parent, spouse or guardian and who may be considered an dependent person or an exemption from the parent`s federal tax return , spouse or legal guardian; or (2) for a person for whom child care payments and university training fees are made by an independent person, by judicial order, who is subject to the provisions of Section 59-112-20 A or B.