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2012 Senate Bill 1291: Impose regulation on “internet-protocol enabled premises security system” providers

Public Act 580 of 2012

  1. Introduced by Sen. Dave Hildenbrand (R) on September 19, 2012, to impose government registration, regulation, employee background check and fingerprinting mandates on providers of “internet-protocol enabled premises security, monitoring, and control systems.” These would be defined as security systems that use “an integrated system of IP-enabled devices, sensors, or controls, which may include door and window contacts, access control devices, motion detectors, smoke detectors, moisture detectors, cameras, and software installed at a customer's premises or property”.
    • Referred to the Senate Economic Development Committee on September 19, 2012.
      • Reported in the Senate on September 25, 2012, with the recommendation that the bill pass.
    • Substitute offered in the Senate on September 27, 2012. The substitute passed by voice vote in the Senate on September 27, 2012.
  2. Passed 34 to 1 in the Senate on September 27, 2012.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  3. Received in the House on September 27, 2012.
    • Referred to the House Energy and Technology Committee on September 27, 2012.
      • Reported in the House on December 4, 2012, with the recommendation that the substitute (H-4) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
    • Substitute offered in the House on December 4, 2012. The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on December 4, 2012.
    • Amendment offered by Rep. Kenneth Horn (R) on December 4, 2012, to make a number of technical amendments to the bill's wording, including to clarify that its regulations apply to an independent contractor engaged by a licensed security system provider. The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on December 4, 2012.
  4. Passed 104 to 3 in the House on December 5, 2012, to impose government registration, regulation, employee background check and fingerprinting mandates on providers of “internet-protocol enabled premises security, monitoring, and control systems.” These would be defined as security systems that use “an integrated system of IP-enabled devices, sensors, or controls, which may include door and window contacts, access control devices, motion detectors, smoke detectors, moisture detectors, cameras, and software installed at a customer's premises or property”.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  5. Received in the Senate on December 6, 2012.
  6. Passed 33 to 2 in the Senate on December 12, 2012, to concur with the House-passed version of the bill.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  7. Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on January 2, 2013.

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2012 Senate Bill 1291 (Impose regulation on “internet-protocol enabled premises security system” providers)  by admin on October 8, 2012 
Introduced in the Senate on September 19, 2012, to impose government registration, regulation, employee background check and fingerprinting mandates on providers of “internet-protocol enabled premises security, monitoring, and control systems.” These would be defined as security systems that use “an integrated system of IP-enabled devices, sensors, or controls, which may include door and window contacts, access control devices, motion detectors, smoke detectors, moisture detectors, cameras, and software installed at a customer's premises or property”

The vote was 34 in favor, 1 opposed and 3 not voting

(Senate Roll Call 693 at Senate Journal 0)

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