As the first construction industry trade association with a full-time office on Capitol Hill, SMACNA’s legislative office plays an active role in shaping legislation affecting the sheet metal industry. The legislative staff works with Congressional committees drafting legislation and prepares SMACNA members to testify at Congressional hearings. SMACNA leads the way on Capitol Hill in the national Campaign for Quality Construction supporting responsible and fair contracting, skilled workforce development and market incentives that promote federal policy initiatives which ensure high standards of integrity, performance and quality driven construction. Legislative initiatives include indoor air quality and energy efficiency incentives as part of a responsible national energy policy.

2014 QCA National Issues Conference, Wednesday, April 30 – Friday, May 2
Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel

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Capitol Hill Updates

Multiemployer Defined Benefit System Pension Reform

Contact Your Member of Congress

Politics 2014


For Disclosures about an Employer’s Participation in a Multiemployer Plan

Find information and a compliance guide for new Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) requirements regarding “Disclosures about an Employer’s Participation in a Multiemployer Plan”. The guide include links to Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ), worksheets and a memo from the Sheet Metal Worker’s National Pension Fund. The guide is provided to assist SMACNA members in understanding and complying with the new Financial Accounting Standards Board’s (FASB) disclosure requirements but employers should consult with legal and accounting professionals regarding their disclosure obligations. The FASB disclosure requirements take effect for annual periods ending after December 15, 2011 for publicly traded companies, and for periods after December 15, 2012 for privately owned companies.

113th Congress – Issues, Letters, and Testimonies

2nd Session (2014)

113th Congress - Issues, Letters and Testimony, 1st Session (2013)
112th Congress - Issues, Letters and Testimony
111th Congress - Issues, Letters and Testimony

Legislative Issue Briefs

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