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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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  • SC Engineering Conference – June 11-14, 2015

    The SC Engineering Conference is a combined effort of engineering organizations. It’s mission remains “timely presentations on various engineering subjects, keynote presentations and enough PDHs to meet the state’s annual requirements.” Additionally, the conference offers a trade show where products and services engineers use directly or specify are offered with knowledgeable representatives to assist you. […]

  • 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 […]

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  • Senate Subcommittee Fails to Move Engineers’ and Surveyors’ Practice Act

    Wednesday, May 20, 2015, S.685, the Engineers’ and Surveyors’ Practice Act Update, was reviewed by the Senate LCI – Professions & Occupations Subcommittee with disappointing results. The bill was carried over and no further action can take place until next year. The meeting began with six items on the agenda. S.685 was moved to number […]

  • Legislative Report – March 2015

    The SC General Assembly has been in session for nine weeks. The three issues expected to be high on the House and Senate agendas – ethics, infrastructure funding and education – have not passed. However, the House of Representatives completed its work on the 2016 budget, and the Senate will begin its work on the […]

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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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