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 […]
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The recipient of the 2015-2016 ACEC-SC Student Scholarship this year was Christopher Miller. This fall Christopher will be entering his junior year at the University of South Carolina where he studying Civil Engineering. Christopher had been living at home in Sumter, SC and commuting to school every day and working at the local IGA 20 […]
There have been a number of retirements and resignations at the SCDOT this spring and summer. DOT Secretary, Janet Oakley resigned, and Christy Hall was appointed as Acting DOT Secretary and she retained the position of Deputy Secretary of Engineering. Ron Patton is now Deputy Secretary of Intermodal Planning. Randy Young is now head 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.