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      RS 40:1664.16     


§1664.16. Effect on local regulation, effective date

            A. Except for requirements which pertain to all types of businesses generally, no parish or municipality shall enact any new ordinance, rule, or regulation regulating firms and persons subject to licensure pursuant to this Subpart.

            B. This Subpart shall supersede any existing parish or municipal ordinance, rule, or regulation requiring certification or licensure of firms and persons engaged in life safety and property protection contracting and such ordinances, rules, and regulations shall be null and void and have no effect.

            C. This Subpart shall not prevent local governing authorities of any municipality or parish from enacting ordinances governing false alarm activations and responses. However, security firms and its employees and security monitoring firms and its employees shall not be subjected to or liable for civil penalties and fines assessed or imposed by a municipality or parish for false alarms.

            Acts 2006, No. 307, §2, eff. Jan. 1, 2007; Acts 2018, No. 598, §1, eff. May 31, 2018.

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