House Bill 41

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Last Action to Licensing & Occupations (H)
Title AN ACT relating to alarm systems.
Bill Documents Bill
Impact Statements Local Mandate
Bill Request Number 138
Sponsors M. Harmon, S. Santoro
Summary of Original Version Create new sections of KRS Chapter 227, relating to fire prevention and protection, to establish an Alarm System Contractor Licensure Board; define terms; forbid alarm contracting activities by those who are not properly authorized by the board; describe when an alarm system contractor acts as a personal emergency response system provider or contractor; institute an emergency 911 response protocol for unanswered voice-to-voice communication responses to customers; exempt various persons and entities from the board requirements under defined circumstances, including telephone installers, utility companies, fire protection sprinkler contractors, architects, locksmiths, and hospitals; establish board purpose, membership, appointment, and meeting procedures; require board to promulgate administrative regulations, determine applicant qualifications, conduct investigations, and establish renewal and continuing education standards; allow the board to establish fees, control licensure, and enter into reciprocal agreements with other states; mandate that the board keep a register of applications granted or refused; establish registration requirements for certain alarm contractor employees; create licensing rules for qualifying agents of alarm contractors; set certification standards for alarm system contractors; require liability insurance coverage by alarm system contractors; allow board to create alarm system contractor classifications and additional standards; grant board power to charge reasonable fees to applicants and practitioners; delineate complaint and investigation standards, practices, and penalties; list restrictions on and powers of local governments regarding alarm system contractors; create transition period for initial implementation of board authority; direct that the combined sections be known as the "Christine Talley Act."
Index Headings of Original Version Firefighters and Fire Departments - Fire alarms and other personal alarm systems, regulation of contractors providing
Housing, Building, and Construction - Alarm system contractors board, agency affiliation with
Licensing - Alarm system contractors, create process and board for licensing and regulation of
Local Government - Alarm system contractors, limit local authority to regulate
Occupations and Professions - Alarm system contractors, create process and board for licensing and regulation of
Popular Names and Short Titles - Christine Talley Act
Property - Burglar, fire, and other private alarm systems, regulation of contractors providing
Safety - Burglar, fire, and other private alarm systems, regulation of contractors providing
Aged Persons and Aging - Personal emergency response systems and other alarm systems, regulation of contractors providing
Disabilities and the Disabled - Personal emergency response systems and other alarm systems, regulation of contractors providing
Emergency Medical Services - Personal emergency response systems and other alarm systems, regulation of contractors providing
Health and Medical Services - Personal emergency response systems and other alarm systems, regulation of contractors providing
Fire Prevention - Fire alarms and other alarm systems, regulation of contractors providing
Local Mandate - Personal emergency response systems and other alarm systems, regulation of contractors providing

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09/12/07
  • Prefiled by the sponsor(s).
10/03/07
  • To: Interim Joint Committee on Licensing and Occupations
01/08/08
  • introduced in House
  • to Licensing & Occupations (H)


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