Welcome to AGC Georgia
Thank you for visiting! To our members, we are grateful for the opportunity to serve you, your colleagues, and company along with hundreds of other top contractors and service/supplier firms comprising our distinguished membership. Providing an array of services and programs to help you and your company succeed is our number one priority as your construction industry partner.
For visitors looking to learn more about AGC Georgia, we are the leading, statewide professional trade association representing the commercial construction industry in Georgia. We are one of 92 chapters affiliated with the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC of America) representing over 26,000 firms nationwide. Our collective voice and clout at the national, state and local level is unmatched by other groups giving us a clear advantage in advocating policies and programs to protect what is in the best interest of member firms and the industry.
The 2016 Georgia General Assembly concluded on Thursday, March 24, 2016.
May 31, 2016: AGC Plays Key Role in Supreme Court Case on Water Act
May 10, 2016: Final Legislative Report
March 28, 2016: Post Session Report
March 18, 2016: Week 10 Report
March 11, 2016: Week 9 Report
March 4, 2016: Week 8 Report
February 26, 2016: Week 7 Report
February 19, 2016: Week 6 Report
February 12, 2016: Week 5 Report
|'A Victory for Property Owner Rights': How the Supreme Court's Waters of the US-Related Ruling Impacts Builders
||Construction Employment Rises in 39 States Between May 2015 and 2016; But Only 19 States Add Jobs from April to May as Firms Run Out of People to Hire
|By: Kim Slowey; Published June 14, 2016; Construction Dive
The Clean Water Act (CWA), in effect since 1972 and administered by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Army Corps of Engineers, has a straightforward mission — to prevent water pollution. The waters it protects are defined as all "navigable waters" or waters with a "significant nexus" to navigable waters. In an effort to define, once and for all, what that means exactly, the EPA finalized its Clean Water Rule in 2015, which lays out which bodies of water are considered "waters of the United States (WOTUS)."
The new rule landed squarely in the crosshairs of construction industry organizations like the Associated General Contractors of America and the National Association of Home Builders, both of which vehemently protested what the groups considered an expansive overreach of the EPA's authority and a continued lack of clarity about what defined WOTUS.
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|Published June 17, 2016 - AGC of America
California and Hawaii Add Most Jobs for the Year, North Dakota Has Biggest Actual and Percentage Declines; New Jersey and Oklahoma Top Monthly List of Gainers, Texas and Vermont Have Largest Monthly Decreases
Thirty-nine states added construction jobs between May 2015 and May 2016 while construction employment only increased in 19 states between April and May, according to analysis of Labor Department data released today by the Associated General Contractors of America. Association officials said monthly construction employment levels declined in most states as many firms appear to be running out of workers to hire amid growing labor shortages.
Residential and General Contractor Renewal Period Update
It’s time to renew your license to practice as a Residential or General Contractor. Your license expires June 30, 2016
, so visit http://www.sos.ga.gov/plb
to renew. Click on the License Renewal link to begin the renewal process. The online renewal process takes only a few minutes. After updating both your physical and your mailing addresses, and your email address, and answering the renewal questions, you may pay using your American Express, Mastercard, or Visa using the server.
RENEW NOW! DO NOT WAIT UNTIL the DEADLINE!
Please submit Continuing Education documents if you are selected for audit. Please do not
submit continuing education documents unless you are selected for audit.
Submit your renewal online in minutes - just follow these quick and easy steps:
AVOID ADDITIONAL DELAY & LATE FEES BY RENEWING NOW!
- Visit the Georgia Online Licensing site at www.sos.ga.gov/plb
- Click on the License Renewal link to begin the renewal process.
- Step-by-Step instructions can be found here: www.sos.ga.gov/plb/renewal_process.htm
- Please update your mailing and physical location addresses, phone number, e-mail address and answer the renewal questions.
- Pay your renewal fee(s) using your American Express, Mastercard, or Visa using the secure server.
- Print your receipt of payment.
- Verify your renewal online.
- Print your license online.
AGC Georgia’s award-winning Young Leadership Program (YLP) is proud to host AGC of America’s October 2016 Construction Leadership Council’s Leadership Development Conference (LDC). This event is the only one of its kind to bring together emerging construction leaders from across the country in various sectors to network, learn and share. Our local YLP council members, under the leadership of Council Chair Matt Lee of Young Contracting/SE, Inc., have worked extremely hard to create a unique LDC program with key take-a-ways on how to grow personally and improve your company’s performance within the industry.
Who should attend?
This event is designed for emerging leaders in mid-career positions within the construction industry looking to develop leadership skills and share/learn best practices.