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The bill would have made Connecticut the first state to allow police to use weaponized drones.


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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

The Security Industry Association (SIA) has stepped in to help broker a deal between the electronic security industry and environmental groups concerned over the energy efficiency of security devices. October 25, 2009

If a leading fire-safety association prevails, automatic sprinkler systems would be code-required across the country for new construction of single-family and two-unit dwellings. The requirement would open a new business opportunity for companies that install fire protection and life-safety systems, sources tell SSI. October 18, 2009

Montana integrators tell SECURITY SALES & INTEGRATION the law should bring additional business, even if it carries few consequences for landlords who fail to comply. September 29, 2009




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