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CHAPTER NO. 895
HOUSE BILL NO. 3132
By Representative Brenda Turner
Substituted for: Senate Bill No. 2391
By Senator Haynes
AN ACT to amend Tennessee Code Annotated, Title 62, Chapter 32.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF TENNESSEE:
SECTION 1. Tennessee Code Annotated, Section 62-32-312, is amended by deleting
the existing language in subsection (c) and substituting the following new language:
An alarm systems contractor may not employ any employee required to be
registered with the board unless the employee is properly registered with the board in
compliance with subsection (d) and meets the training requirements of subsection (g).
SECTION 2. Tennessee Code Annotated, Section 62-32-312, is amended by adding
the following new subsections:
(g) All alarm system contractor employees who sell, install or repair alarm
systems, including closed circuit television systems, shall take and successfully
complete the National Burglar and Fire Alarm Association Level 1 or equivalent training.
The board may determine what constitutes equivalent training.
(1) Current employees must successfully complete the Level 1 or
equivalent training within two (2) years of the effective date of the act.
(2) New employees after the effective date of the act must successfully
complete such training within one (1) year of employment.
(3) Employees not in compliance with this subsection shall not sell, install
or repair alarm systems, including closed circuit television systems.
(h) All alarm system contractors shall provide proof of employee training upon
request by the board.
(i) Any costs associated with the alarm system training required by this section
shall be the responsibility of and paid by the alarm system contractor who employs the
person being trained.
SECTION 3. This act shall take effect upon January 1, 2005, the public welfare
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PASSED: May 19, 2004
APPROVED this 8th day of June 2004