Legislation

Read: Gov. Brian Kemp Signs Georgia False Alarm Law

Gov. Brian Kemp Signs Georgia False Alarm Law

The introduction of the law follows a three-year fight after the City of Sandy Springs passed a punitive ordinance that fined alarm companies.

Read: SIA: CHIPS for America Act Would Strengthen U.S. Semiconductor Manufacturing

SIA: CHIPS for America Act Would Strengthen U.S. Semiconductor Manufacturing

The legislation includes a range of federal investments to advance U.S. semiconductor manufacturing and help mitigate chip shortages.

Read: Virginia Becomes Latest State to Ban Police Use of Facial Recognition

Virginia Becomes Latest State to Ban Police Use of Facial Recognition

The ban prohibits all local law enforcement agencies and campus police departments from purchasing or using facial recognition technology unless it is expressly authorized by the state legislature.

Read: How Integrators Can Fight Business-Crushing Legislation

How Integrators Can Fight Business-Crushing Legislation

Join this April 6 webinar to learn about issues such as licensing restrictions and other regulations that could prevent “low voltage” integrators from working on systems that include PoE, and much more.

Read: Georgia False Alarm Bill Survives House Vote, Moves on to Senate

Georgia False Alarm Bill Survives House Vote, Moves on to Senate

The proposed state law would stop cities like Sandy Springs from fining alarm companies for false alarms caused by end users.

Read: Legislation Looksee: Keep Watch on These Bills Heading Into 2021

Legislation Looksee: Keep Watch on These Bills Heading Into 2021

Multiple bills being deliberated will likely effect installing security contractors no matter the outcome of November’s election.

Read: Backyard Surveillance Bill Will Allow N.Y. Neighbors to Sue Over Outdoor Cameras

Backyard Surveillance Bill Will Allow N.Y. Neighbors to Sue Over Outdoor Cameras

A new law signed by Governor Cuomo will allow people to sue their neighbors over surveillance cameras they feel are obtrusive.

Read: Weaponized Police Drones Shot Down by Legislative Committee

Weaponized Police Drones Shot Down by Legislative Committee

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

Read: Weaponized Police Drones May Become Reality in Connecticut

Weaponized Police Drones May Become Reality in Connecticut

A bill introduced by Connecticut State Legislature would allow for weaponized drones to be used by police.

Read: Senate Opens Up Discussion on Hotly Debated Cybersecurity Bill

Senate Opens Up Discussion on Hotly Debated Cybersecurity Bill

Bill would enable corporations and the government to share information that could help thwart cyberattacks.

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