Code of conduct for SC state workers to go into effect in July

COLUMBIA, S.C. — State employees will be subject to a code of conduct starting in July, according to a story posted on The State’s website.

“If a public servant has to make a decision on whether something is right or wrong, then our code-of-conduct policy isn’t working,” Republican Gov. Nikki Haley told her cabinet Friday.

The rules are intended to instill public confidence, Budget and Control Board director Marcia Adams said, adding they will “provide guidance to our public servants that want to do the right thing and ... answer questions for them.”

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