The American Council of Engineering Companies of South Carolina is getting ready for the Coastal Fall Golf Tournament. The proceeds made from this tournament will be used by ACEC-SC to help with engineering issues in our state. This year, ACEC-SC decided to take the tournament up a notch. The ACEC-SC Fall […]
The ACEC-SC/SCDOT Partnering Committee met yesterday morning, where Acting Secretary, Christy Hall, presented a letter on the new policy the SCDOT is implementing on former employees working for consultants. Click here to see SCDOT letter. Ms. Hall was open in her comments saying she intended to run the new policy by the ACEC-SC/SCDOT Partnering Committee before […]
Governor Nikki Haley has the opportunity to appoint one qualified Professional Engineer and one qualified Professional Land Surveyor to the SC State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors beginning January 1, 2016. Each engineering and surveying member of the Registration Board must be a citizen of the United States and a resident […]
ACEC-SC, SCSPE and SCSPLS recently kicked off the “engineering and surveying off session lobbying effort.” As you may remember, ACEC-SC, SCSPE, and SCSPLS Lobbyists Joe and Adam Jones began inviting engineers to join them in the State House lobby on Wednesdays this past legislative year. Joe Jones quickly realized that having a constituent engineer when […]
ACEC-SC held its first membership meeting this fiscal year in Greenville, SC at AECOM’s offices. About 35 attended the early breakfast meeting. Members were given updates on ACEC-SC activities including the Future Leaders Program, scholarships IT and Finance Committees Transportation Committee and advocacy. Also, the ACEC-SC National Director, Larry Hargrove reported on national activities and […]
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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.