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The American Council of Engineering Companies of South Carolina is the only state organization devoted exclusively to the business and advocacy interests of engineering companies of South Carolina, and is comprised of member firms committed to the professional practice of engineering in every sense of the word.

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  • Financial and Information Technology Committees – Members Wanted to Serve

    To: ACEC- SC Member Firms From: ACEC-SC Board of Directors Date: 11/13/2014 Re: Financial and Information Technology Committees In our annual planning meeting for the coming year the board spent a significant amount of time looking for ways ACEC could facilitate opportunities for the member organizations to gain additional benefit from their membership. As you […]

  • Use of Lien Law by Consulting Engineers

    Click here to take a quick survey to determine the use of the South Carolina’s lien law pertaining to design professionals. A lien taken out by an architect has been appealed to the South Carolina Supreme Court. Findings of lower courts were in favor of the architect, but the case is now before the Supreme […]

  • 2014-2015 DBE Business Development Training Catalog

    Specific business and technical courses are designed to provide a curriculum that offers firms an opportunity to increase their performance by developing skills that are critical to the day-to-day operations of the business. Courses are determined by surveys, focus groups and interviewing small business owners who are successful in today’s marketplace. An annual training catalog is developed and disseminated to all certified firms. Download the Catalog.

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  • SCSPE Educational Foundation

    Dear Fellow Engineer: Secretary of State, Mark Hammond, said, “Give with the heart, but give wisely.” It is time to make a contribution to the SCSPE Educational Foundation, Inc. As an engineer, this contribution to the Educational Foundation can be from the heart as your donation goes to providing scholarships to rising juniors and seniors […]

  • ACEC-SC & SCSPE Winter Meeting

    The American Council of Engineering Companies of South Carolina and the South Carolina Society of Professional Engineers is holding the Eighth Annual Winter Meeting on Feb. 25, 2015 at Seawell’s in Columbia. The Winter Meeting begins with an update from the president of each group. Then attendees choose from the business and environmental tracks. Everyone […]

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The engineering community is interested in numerous issues relating to business as well as the health, safety and welfare of our citizens. ACECSC follows many bills and issues of importance. Stay involved, contact your legislator.

Contact Your Legislator


  • Legislators need to hear from you, as a highway user as well as a professional, the need for additional funds to fix our roads. There are more than a dozen bills already introduced to secure more funds for the highway system.

  • This bill will be introduced soon in both the House and Senate. Many of the changes make the current law conform more to the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES) model law.


  • There are two bills in the General Assembly to enact a false claims law which is potentially harmful to businesses; it creates an incentive for lawsuits to target companies that do business with the government. Engineers and architects do not support this legislation. Bill S.73

  • In previous legislative years, legislation requiring the licensure of interior designers has been introduced.

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