Governor Nikki Haley has the opportunity to appoint a qualified Professional Engineer to the SC State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors beginning January 1, 2015. Each engineering and surveying member of the Registration Board must be a citizen of the United States and a resident of South Carolina, must be licensed […]
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 […]
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 […]
David Taylor, ACEC-SC/SCDOT Annual Meeting Co-chair and, ACEC-SC Transportation Committee Chair said the 2015 ACEC-SC/SCDOT meeting was another success with high attendance, informative sessions, sponsorships and exhibitors. Taylor of Stantec, Emily Swearingen of URS/AECOM and Melvin Williams of S&ME from ACEC-SC and Jamie Kendall from SCDOT formed the organizing committee this year. The meeting was held at […]
Jeff Mulliken, PE, is not going to seek re-appointment to the SC State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers and Surveyors; therefore, his seat is open for another registered engineer. Mr. Mulliken was appointed to complete the term of Charles M. “Chuck” Joye, PE, who was appointed by the Governor to the SC Department of […]
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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.