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 […]
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.
The Member Firm Employee Scholarship Program is a competitive scholarship program sponsored by ACEC-SC. Up to $3,500 will be awarded to one or more employees that can demonstrate eligibility and score highest among applicants. Download the Application.
The engineers’ and surveyors’ Practice Act is being reviewed by the SC State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers and Surveyors at its Sept. 23 meeting at LLR headquarters in Columbia. The engineers’ and surveyors’ rewrite of the Practice Act did not pass the SC General Assembly last session. It must be reintroduced in the […]
Joe Jones met with Governor Haley as part of the SC Civil Justice Coalition Executive Committee to discuss tort reform issues. “Governor Haley has been a strong proponent of the tort reform issues advanced by the coalition,” said Jones. This meeting was to brief her on issues that might be brought up in the 2015 […]
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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.
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.