Boards & Commissions

list of known Boards and Commissions listed at the bottom of this page


first year of issue 1972?
used Personalized style/design 19??-current

1972-1975 used abbreviation for Commission type in serial field, or spelled at top
most Boards/Commissions/Former Commissioner began 1976

"1" used for Chairperson; numbers issued in order of seniority
letters used for 2nd/3rd/etc vehicles owned by the member
  ("A" for 2nd; "B" for 3rd; etc)

All have January expiration

1972

"19 COMMISSIONER 72" bottom, or
name of commission top (below South Carolina)
white/black

1973

"19 COMMISSIONER 73" bottom, or
name of commission top (below South Carolina)
white/blue

1974

"19 COMMISSIONER 74" bottom, or
name of commission top (below South Carolina)
white/green

1975

"19 COMMISSIONER 75" bottom, or
name of commission top (below South Carolina)
white/maroon

1976-1978

board/commission name embossed on left
Bicentennial base
passenger stickers used 1977-1978
unknown what "DA" suffix is

1979

board/commission name embossed on left
black/white


1980

board/commission name embossed on left
State Outline (personalized) design


1981

board/commission name embossed on left
red/white (personalized) design


1982
board/commission name embossed on left
green/white (personalized) design
"EXP NOV. 30TH  82" top

1983
board/commission name embossed on left
State Outline (personalized) design
"EXP NOV. 30TH  83" top

1984

board/commission name embossed on left
white/blue (personalized) design
"EXP NOV. 30 84" top

1985

board/commission name embossed on left
red/white (personalized) design
"EXP NOV. 30 85" bottom

1986
*most not dated
board/commission name embossed on left
white/green (personalized) design


1987

board/commission name embossed on left
State Outline (personalized) design
"19   NOV.30   87" top

1988
board/commission name embossed on left
Mountains (personalized) design
November month sticker, bottom left; "88" embossed, bottom right

1989

board/commission name embossed on left
Mountains (personalized) design
January month sticker, bottom left; "89" embossed, bottom right (2 "89" embossed fonts)

1990

board/commission name embossed on left
2 types: Palmetto or Yellow (personalized) design
January month sticker, bottom left; "90" embossed, bottom right

1991-2009

board/commission name embossed or screenprinted on left
'Nothing Could Be Finer" (personalized) design
uses Political stickers

2009-2010
same design as 1991, fully flat
uses Political stickers


2011-2016

same design as 1991, fully flat
 passenger-style validation year stickers applied for multi-year use



2017-present

fits 2016 "standard" design for non-passenger types
red/blue stripes, top; palmetto tree left
Board/Commission name between strips, top
single passenger sticker

each type has a code that serves as an internal prefix for the plate number. All begin with C, followed by a 2 or 3 digit number. For an example, the 2017 shown above is plate number C8119, where C81 is the prefix for "Conservation District Commission"

Boards & Commissions
ABC COMMISSION
ACCOUNTANCY BOARD
AERONAUTICS COMMISSION (AERO COMM)
AGENCY HEAD SALARY COMM.
AGRI. COMM.
APPRAISERS BOARD
ARCHIVES & HISTORY COMMISSION
ARTS COMM.
ATHLETIC COMMISSION
AUCTIONEER COMM.
BARRIER FREE DESIGN BOARD
BASIC SKILLS ADVISORY COMMISSION
BOARD OF BARBER EXAMINERS
BOARD OF CERTIFICATION OF ENVIRONMENTAL SYSTEMS OPERATOR
BOARD OF CERT. OF ENVIRONMENTAL SYSTEMS OPERATORS
BOARD OF CORR.
BOARD OF COSMETOLOGY
BOARD OF DENTISTRY
BOARD OF EDUCATION
BOARD OF ENGINEERING EXAMINERS
BOARD OF EXAM'S PROF COUNSELORS & THERAPISTS
BOARD OF MEDICAL EXAMINERS
BOARD OF NURSING
BOARD OF PHARMACY
BOARD OF PROBATION, PAROLE, & PARDON
BOARD OF SOCIAL SERVICES
BOARD OF VETERINARY EXAMINERS
BOARD OF YOUTH SERVICES
BOXING COMMISSION
BUILDING CODE COUNCIL
CHILDREN'S BUREAU BOARD
CHILDREN'S FOSTER CARE REVIEW BOARD
CHILDREN'S TRUST FUND TRUSTEE
CHIROPRACTIC EXAM BD
CLARKS HILL-RUSSELL AUTHORITY
CLEMSON BOARD OF VISITORS
CLEMSON TRUSTEE EMERITUS
CLEMSON UNIV.
CLEMSON UNIVERSITY TRUSTEE
COACH EMERITUS
COASTAL CAROLINA TRUSTEE EMERITUS
COASTAL COUNCIL
CODE COMMISSIONER
CODE COMMISSIONER EMERITUS
COLUMBIAN QUINCENTENNIAL COMMISSION
COMM. ON AGING
COMM. ON ALCOHOL & DRUG ABUSE
COMM. ON HIGHER EDUCATION
COMMISSION ON PROSECUTION COORDINATION
COMMISSION ON WOMEN
COMM ON WOMEN
CONSERVATION DISTRICT
CONSERVATION DISTRICT COMMISSIONER
CONSUMER AFFAIRS
CONSUMER CREDIT ADV COUNCIL
CONTRACTOR'S LICENSING BOARD
COUNCIL ON THE HOLOCAUST
CRIME VICTIMS ADVISORY BOARD
DAIRY COMMISSION
DAIRY BOARD
DEVELOP. BOARD
ELECTION COMMISSION
EMERGENCY RESPONSE COMMISSION
EMPLOY'T SECURITY COMM.
ENVIRONMENTAL CERTIFICATION BOARD (misspelled on plate as ENVIROMENTAL)
ETV COMMISSION
EXCHANGE BUILDING COMM.
FAMILY FARM DEV. AUTHORITY
FEDERAL REGIONAL COUNCIL
FIRE COMMISSION
FOREIGN CONSUL
FORESTRY COMM.
FRANCIS MARION COLLEGE (UNIVERSITY) TRUSTEE
GEOLOGISTS REGISTRATION BOARD
GOVERNOR'S JOB TRAINING COUNCIL
HEALTH COORDINATING COUNCIL
HEALTH & ENV. BOARD
HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES FINANCE COMMISSION
HOUSING AUTHORITY
HOUSING FINANCE AUTHORITY
HUMAN AFFAIRS COMM
INSURANCE COMM.
INDUSTRIAL COMMISSION
JT LEG. COMMITTEE ON AGING
JOBS-ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY
JOHN DE LA HOWE SCHOOL
JUVENILE PAROLE BOARD
JUVENILE PLACEMENT AFTERCARE
LANDER COLLEGE BOARD OF TRUSTEES
LANDER UNIVERSITY TRUSTEE
LAND RES. COMM.; LAND RESOURCES COMM.
LEGISL AUDIT COUNCIL
MEDICAL UNIV.
MENTAL HEALTH COMM.
MENTAL HEALTH COMMISSION EMERITUS
MENTAL RETARD (RETARDATION) COMM.
MFD HOUSING BOARD
MIGRATORY WATERFOWL COMMITTEE
MODULAR BOARD OF APPEALS
MOTOR VEHICLE MANAGEMENT COUNCIL
MUSC TRUSTEE EMERITUS
MUSEUM COMMISSION
OPTOMETRY BOARD
PARKS REC. & TOURISM
PATRIOT'S POINT AUTH.
PODIATRY BOARD
POLICY PLANNING & COORDINATION
PORTS AUTHORITY
PRISONER OF WAR COMMISSION
PROCUREMENT REVIEW PANEL
PUBLIC RAILWAYS COMMISSION
PUBLIC SERVICE AUTHORITY
PUBLIC SERVICE COMM.
PYROTECHNIC SAFETY BOARD
REAL ESTATE COMMISSION
REORGANIZATION COMMISSION
RES. HOME BUILDERS COMM.
RICHLAND-LEXINGTON AIRPORT COMMISSION
RURAL PHYSICIAN INCENTIVE BOARD
RURAL WATER
SANTEE COOPER BOARD
SAVANNAH VALLEY AUTHORITY (AUTH)
SCCB COMMISSION BOARD
S.C. DEPT. OF DISABILITIES & SPECIAL NEEDS
S.C. D.O.T. COMMISSIONER (AT LARGE)
S.C. MINING COUNCIL
S.C. STATE COLLEGE TRUSTEE or STATE COLLEGE TRUSTEE
S.C. STATE UNIVERSITY TRUSTEE
S.C. STATE COLLEGE
SCHOOL BOARD MEMBER
SCHOOL FOR DEAF & BLIND BOARD
S. ATLANTIC FISHERY MGT COUNCIL
STATE COLLEGE BOARD OF TRUSTEES
STATE TEC BOARD
TEXTILE INDUSTRY STUDY COMM.
THE CITADEL
THE CITADEL BOARD OF VISITORS EMERITUS
THE CITADEL BOARD OF VISITORS
TOURISM AND TRADE COMMITTEE
TRUSTEE COLLEGE OF CHARLESTON
TOURISM AND TRADE COMMITTEE
UNIV. OF S.C.
VOCATIONAL REHAB. BOARD
WATER RESOURCES COMM.
WILDLIFE & MARINE RES.
WILDLIFE & FISH ADV. BOARD
WILDLIFE LAW ENFORCEMENT ADVISORY BOARD
WIL LOU GRAY OPPORTUNITY SCHOOL TRUSTEE
WINTHROP COLLEGE TRUSTEE
WINTHROP UNIVERSITY TRUSTEE
WORKERS COMPENSATION COMMISSION