AGC of NH committees are a crucial part of the Association’s lobbying functions. Member driven, they make decisions on which bills to support, oppose, monitor, etc., as well as offer their expertise in topic specific areas. Joining a committee is a great way to expand your membership experience with AGC of NH and become an active part in the Association’s legislative actions. AGC of NH currently has eight permanent committees. Other, short-term committees may be added as needed throughout the year.
This committee is a partnership between AGC of NH and the Department of Transportation. The committee reviews asphalt paving quality assurance specifications. The committee generally meets during the winter off-season months in order to prepare for the upcoming construction season.
This committee is comprised mainly of the Associations building GC members, as well as industry affiliates and subcontractors. Their focus is on legislation that will affect vertical construction in NH including, but not limited to, building code revisions, energy efficiency, public works requirements, construction methods, and contract documents. They also meet with agency leaders and potential owners on current issues.
This committee is a partnership between AGC of NH and the Department of Transportation. The committee reviews concrete quality assurance specifications. The committee generally meets during the winter off-season months in order to prepare for the upcoming construction season.
This committee works on environmental laws, rules, and regulations that affect the commercial construction industry. It is a mix of highway contractors, aggregate suppliers, environmental consultants, and legal consultants. In addition to working on legislation, they also work closely with DES on rule changes.
Highway Specification Committee
This committee works directly with the New Hampshire Department of Transportation to review specification changes. Highway general contractors and suppliers participate on this committee.
Human Resources Committee
Human resources issues such as workers’ compensation, health insurance, employer/employee rights, and more are becoming a more important part of any business. This committee works on legislation that will affect the employee/employer relationship of a business. Several of the Associations GC members, suppliers, and industry affiliates have representation on this committee.
The Legislative Committee is the first stop in the Association’s legislative process. Committee members review all bills that may have an impact on the construction industry, and recommend the appropriate action for AGC to take.