JAN 2010 Alarm & Locksmith Industry Advisory Board Meeting Report
Rick Brown called the meeting to order at . and asked for approval of last months minutes. They were approved.
Rick Brown next moved to the review of new applicants. Seven companies were up for approval. Only one locksmith
company was on the agenda. Osage lock & Key LLC (
approved for a license .
Then Rick moved right into new business.
House Bill 2320 It was presented and read to the board by Matt Schue & Charles Hudecek, and that Mr. Higgenbottom
(he had appeared before the board in Aug. 2009) who purposed this bill. He had asked the board at that time to give him
a exemption from CCTV licensing so he could work on cameras, and he was told by Matt Schue & the Board , that if he
wanted to work on cameras, he would have to get a CCTV license . This did NOT make Mr. Higgenbottom happy!
And there was a good bit of discussion of how DANGEROUS this bill
would be to
industry. The Bill would allow a exemption for Network administrators activities, including but not limited to the following:
a: repair or upgrade to a computer using digital video recording that is part of a computer network,
b: installation of low voltage cable as part of a computer network,
c: or , configuring, installation, or maintenance of a network software.
The board stated that this would cover most of the work done by Alarm companies And Locksmiths. Charles Hudecek and
Lowell Roberts told the that fighting this bill will take help from all the industries. There as was a large DISAPPROVAL of
the bill by all board members!
Then Rick moved into Old Business.
Ed Humes brought it up to the board about complaint he has received on the new AAA service fleet, and how they were
doing auto unlocks in non DOT vehicles, that are NOT DOT wreckers . Matt Schue said that this matter was being looked at.
Then Rick Brown moved into Discussion from the general public.
Charles Hudecek brought up concerns on
in the system. There was good bit of discussion between Matt Schue & Charles Hudecek on this subject.
Then there was some concerns put to the board on what could be done about bad residential fire & smoke detector systems
installs. There was a lot of discussion from the public and the board on this subject. Then the board moved into Discussion
from the committee, and there was a good bit of discussion on the residential issue.
Steve York asked if the industry had the funding to do some kind of education for the public on this issue.
After a good bit of discussion on this by the board members and public. Rick Brown moved fore Adjournment of the meeting.
The meeting ended at
And the next meeting will be on
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