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

Public Act 580 of 2012

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”.   Official Text and Analysis.
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
Passed 34 to 1 in the Senate on September 27, 2012 (same description)
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”.
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
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”.
Received in the Senate on December 6, 2012
Passed 33 to 2 in the Senate on December 12, 2012 To concur with the House-passed version of the bill.
Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on January 2, 2013

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