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2013 House Bill 4591: Exempt home monitoring system installers from electrician licensure mandate

Public Act 69 of 2013

Introduced by Rep. Aric Nesbitt (R) on April 18, 2013
To establish that an electricians license is not required for a registered or licensed security alarm provider or contractor to install a “home monitoring system,” defined as one that lets a person “remotely monitor their home through audio, video, or sensor detection systems and that may allow them to remotely control the home's environment, including controlling temperature, humidity, lighting, doors, locks” and more.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Energy and Technology Committee on April 18, 2013
Reported in the House on May 21, 2013
With the recommendation that the substitute (H-3) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered in the House on May 21, 2013
The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on May 21, 2013
To prohibit local governments from requiring a home monitoring system provider or a security alarm system provider to obtain a permit or license to do work associated with either of those systems. “Home monitoring system,” is defined as allowing a homeowner to remotely monitor their home through audio, video, or sensor detection systems and that may allow remote control of temperature, humidity, lighting, doors, locks and more.
Received in the Senate on May 23, 2013
Referred to the Senate Environment, Energy and Technology Committee on May 23, 2013
Reported in the Senate on June 5, 2013
With the recommendation that the substitute (S-2) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered in the Senate on June 6, 2013
The substitute passed by voice vote in the Senate on June 6, 2013
Received in the House on June 12, 2013
To concur with the Senate-passed version of the bill.
Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on June 25, 2013

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