A New Jersey lawmaker introduced a bill that would enact a key legislative fix sought by a Security Industry Association (SIA)-led coalition...
June 01, 2010
The Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Prevention Act of 2010 (SB 183), signed May 7, will complement provisions in the 2010 California Residential Code and 2010 California Building Code that require the installation of CO detection and notification devices in new dwellings in the state, beginning in January 2011.
May 16, 2010
Oklahoma Gov. Brad Henry vetoed a bill that would have prevented radio frequency identification (RFID) tags from being put into driver’s licenses and state identification cards...
May 12, 2010
The New York Burglar & Fire Alarm Association (NYBFAA), along with the Electronic Security Association (ESA), is urging opposition to Senate bill 2074...
April 13, 2010
A bill that would have restricted the use of biometrics technologies by private businesses and government agencies in New Hampshire was resoundingly defeated by the state legislature...
March 30, 2010
A panel of security industry representatives provided an update on federal appropriations affecting the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS), wastewater treatment systems, port security, K-12 education and other market sectors at ISC West on Thursday.
March 24, 2010
Stricter legislation and advancement in technology, coupled with a rebound in new construction, are forecast to generate new opportunities in the fire industry.
March 16, 2010
A bill introduced by Sen. Jeff Bingaman, D-N.M., would provide a legislative fix to a mandate that requires electronic security devices to meet certain efficiency standards while in “no-load” mode...
March 09, 2010
With the House of Representatives having already passed the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Act of 2009 and the Senate's approval of the bill considered imminent, there is rising optimism new security regulations on facilities that store potentially dangerous chemicals will provide a windfall in new business for systems integrators.
December 31, 2009
Security Industry Association (SIA) and Electronic Security Association (ESA) are rallying support for the Residential Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Prevention Act (S. 1216), which would promote the use of CO detectors and advance technical standards.
December 20, 2009