Our trips to Tallahassee were numerous, expensive and whirlwind this year in working with our lobbyist Eric Prutsman. We met with numerous legislators and staff to discuss pending bills and issues affecting our industry. And although there are many who delight in pointing out some of the annoying deficiencies in the governmental system, we came [...]
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Great NW Region (5/5/09) Ed McDaniel discussed new AAF leadership and budget issues. Norm Mugford discussed what the AAF does to benefit its members, and thanked everyone in the NW region for their support. Mugford then went on to give a Legislative update, regarding the recent bills that have been fought and put to rest for this year. [...]
Media Contacts: The Margulies Communications Group: 214-368-0909 Ross Blackstone: firstname.lastname@example.org David Margulies: email@example.com POLICE CHIEFS ASSOCIATION SETS A TREND BY ADOPTING AN ALARM MODEL ORDINANCE FRISCO, Texas (April 30, 2007) – The State of Florida set another “first” in its efforts to manage alarms and enhance public safety. On April 10, 2007, the Florida Police Chiefs [...]
H1351 revises the existing requirement for multiple call verification and by rule will reference the CSAA ANSI standard for dispatch. Refer to these posted documents for the actual language. Also please note the revision of new exemptions for alarm contractors from third party requirements by municipalities.
Past President Ron Toole has advised us that there is a possibility that service on many lines supplied by Sprint Telephone and some lines provided by MCI that are used for alarm signaling purposes in northeast Florida may have been affected since they are routed through New Orleans. In effect your alarm signals that would [...]
BY DORIS CHANDLER NYT REGIONAL NEWSPAPERS GAINESVILLE -- The inspection sweep in late July of 848 construction sites by the Florida Division of Workers' Compensation highlighted a continuing problem of some construction employers not bothering to purchase required workers' comp coverage. Inspectors issued 100 stop-work orders for violations by employers. "Contractors who provide coverage to protect [...]
There is currently a laudable and very credible movement within the Coordinated Alarm Reduction Effort to reduce the number of false dispatches nationally. This program is supported both by the International Association of Chiefs of Police and the National Sheriff's Association. The Alarm Association of Florida has already begun the process of training our members and certain [...]