Synopsis As Introduced Amends the Private Detective, Private Alarm, Private Security, Fingerprint Vendor, and Locksmith Act of 2004. Provides that a commercial or industrial operation that employs less than 5 employees in an armed capacity and that is approved by the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation may, but is not required to, register as a proprietary security force. Provides that an armed employee of an operation that elects to register may provide armed employee functions in the performance of his or her overall job duties and is not required to be employed with the operation as an armed employee on a full-time basis.
House Committee Amendment No. 1 Provides that there is no rulemaking authority under the amendatory Act, but that the Governor may suggest rules by filing them with the General Assembly and requesting that the General Assembly authorize such rulemaking by law, enact the suggested rules into law, or take other appropriate action in the General Assembly's discretion.
House Floor Amendment No. 2 Provides that a commercial or industrial operation that employs less than 5 employees in an armed capacity and maintains a federal Facility Security Clearance (instead of requiring Department approval) may, but is not required to, register as a proprietary security force.