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January 5, 2016

"ABC - The Construction Association of Choice"   

ABC Welcomes New Beam Club Chairman and Hall of Fame Level Members

ABC has added Alaska Chapter member Bill Watterson of Watterson Construction Co. to the Beam Club Chairman's level and Metro Washington Chapter member Jim Anglemyer of WCS Construction, LLC to the Beam Club Hall of Fame level. 

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For more information regarding ABC Carolinas Beam Club, contact Michelle Lewter or Brittany Hyder at lewter@abccarolinas.org or hyder@abccarolinas.org

Deadlines Looming for ACA Employer Mandate and Reporting Requirements

Effective Jan. 1, 2016, under the employer mandate provisions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), employers with 50-99 full-time employees and full-time equivalent employees (applicable large employers) must offer full-time employees (and dependents) minimum essential coverage that is affordable and provides minimum value or be subject to heavy penalties. Note: effective for the 2015 calendar year, such employers are subject to reporting requirements (refer to Reporting Requirements section below). 
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Wellness Programs, Drones, and EPA Regulations Included in Federal Regulatory Agenda

The Obama Administration's regulatory agenda was released on Nov. 20 and lists the priorities of the administration and the rulemakings they expect to release in 2016, their final year. An update on rulemakings from a variety of agencies affecting the construction industry is below. ABC has also published Newsline stories updating the status of rulemakings from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the U.S. Department of Labor listed in the regulatory agenda. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA): Operation and Certification of Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) 

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U.S House of Representatives and Senate Reach Deal on Omnibus, Tax Extenders

The U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate have reached a deal on both the Omnibus spending package and extending certain expired tax provisions commonly referred to as "extenders."

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President Obama Signs Regulatory Reform Measures into Law

On Dec. 4, President Obama signed the Fixing America's Surface Transportation Act (H.R. 22) into law, which included ABC-supported provisions that streamline the process for developers trying to obtain environmental permits and approvals for their projects. 

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ABC Carolinas Offers a Seminar on Improving Healthcare Construction & Inspection

This seminar, Healthcare Construction & Inspection, is designed to improve your knowledge of healthcare construction in North Carolina and provide insight into the Division of Health Service Regulation (DHSR) inspection process. DHSR staff will be presenting topics relating to NC healthcare occupancy licensure rules and regulations.

To register or learn more, click here.

New ABC Members January 2016
  1. PER, Inc.
Executive Club Member of the Month: 
SPC Mechanical

For more information regarding SPC Mechanical, 



ABC Calendar of Events


January Events


13 - Triangle Luncheon


19 - Fayetteville Luncheon


20 - Lowcountry Luncheon


20 - Upstate Breakfast


21 - Triad Luncheon


26 - Coastal Social


28 - Charlotte Luncheon



ABC Calendar of Training


January Training


15 - First Aid/CPR-Raleigh


21 - Healthcare Construction & Inspection - Greensboro


25-28 - OSHA 10/30 - Upstate




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Contact Information 

Charlotte Office & Carolinas Construction Institute:
610 Minuet Lane
Charlotte, NC 28217
p: 704.367.1331
f: 704.367.1380
Triangle Office:
821 Perry Road
Apex, NC 27502
p: 919.267.6428
f: 919.267.6546
Low Country Office:
1276 Royal Troon Ct.
Mt. Pleasant, SC 29466 
p: 843.860.3634
f: 888.664.6172


Government Affairs:
821 Perry Road
Apex, NC 27502
p: 919.267.6428
f: 919.267.6546