South Carolina's law would require the state to create a blacklist of all companies that boycott energy companies and requires state entities to divest from blacklisted companies. The law also prohibits the state from entering into a contract with a company unless the company submits a written certification that it is not currently engaged in a boycott of energy companies and will not engage in a boycott of energy companies for the duration of the contract. The law does not apply to contracts valued at less than $100,000 or to companies that have 10 or fewer employees.
South Carolina's 2015 law prohibits a public entity in the state from entering into certain contracts with businesses unless the business certifies it is not currently engaged in, and will not engage in, the boycott of a person or entity based in or doing business with a jurisdiction with which the state enjoys open trade. The law does not apply if the company offers to provide the goods or services for at least 20% less than the lowest certifying company or for contract is for less than $10,000.