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Senate Bills in Illinois Threaten Return of Alarm Monitoring by Fire Districts

The state’s alarm association tells its members a state senator has proposed two bills that could once again usher in monopolistic fire alarm monitoring by fire districts.


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The state’s alarm association tells its members a state senator has proposed two bills that could once again usher in monopolistic fire alarm monitoring by fire districts. Rodney Bosch · February 27, 2015

A federal appeals court has upheld a ruling in favor of ADT, Alarm Detection Systems (ADS) and three other private alarm companies, stating that the Lisle-Woodridge Fire Protection District (LWFPD) could not monopolize the fire alarm monitoring market. Ashley Willis · August 07, 2013

Following a years-long legal battle, a federal court issued a modified permanent injunction against the Lisle-Woodridge Fire Protection District, which orders the district to cease all fire alarm monitoring activities. Ashley Willis · August 15, 2012

A new bill introduced this week in the Illinois legislature would authorize fire protection districts to operate fire alarm monitoring facilities and exempt such districts from anti-trust liability. Rodney Bosch · February 09, 2011



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