SIA Government Relations -- through the work of staff and volunteers -- works diligently on efforts that matter to our members and to the safety of our citizens.

Video: SIA’s Position on School Safety and Security

SIA supports efforts to improve the safety and security of U.S. K-12 schools. Learn more about our position statements and watch our video on school security.

Latest posts in ADVOCACY

SIA Supports Commonsense Legislation Addressing Facial Recognition

As part of a larger technology package produced by the House Energy and Commerce Committee Republicans, Rep. Buddy Carter…

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Global Trade and Supply Chain Resources for Members

Is your company experiencing trade and supply chain issues related to COVID-19? Under the U.S. Department of…

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Telethermography Devices: Current FDA Considerations

In the current return to work environment, there is a significant focus among building operators, employers and…

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Details on benefits to small businesses in COVID-19 stimulus bill now signed into law

Summary of $484 Billion COVID-19 “Phase 3” Stimulus Replenishment

After funding for the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) expired, Congress and the…

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Coalitions seeks delay on NDAA Section 889 "Part B" pending clarification

SIA and Other Leading Associations Request Clarification and Delay of Implementation of “Part B” NDAA Contractor-Related Restriction

To avoid additional disruption, associations believe clarification is needed on the scope of the restriction – part…

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SIA Bolsters Global Trade and Supply Chain Efforts

In light of the rapidly evolving circumstances surrounding COVID-19, the Security Industry Association (SIA) continues to explore…

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Our new tracking tool allows you to follow current legislation occurring at the state and federal levels that has the potential to affect your company. Get access to this tool (SIA Members only).

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Our Policy Priorities

SIA closely monitors issues that matter to our members and to the safety of our citizens.

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SIA policy priorities

Border Security

SIA believes that between points of entry, security technology can play a key role in providing persistent surveillance at the border, detecting breaches of physical barriers and promoting a rapid response to border incursions, especially in areas that are otherwise difficult for the U.S. Border Patrol to monitor and protect.


SIA members play an important role in helping the federal government achieve the key cybersecurity and national security protections called for in Homeland Security Presidential Directive 12, and SIA supports the development of a federal IT modernization fund.

Patent Reform

SIA supports legislation that cracks down on abuses by patent trolls, which thwart technological innovation and cost manufacturers millions of dollars each year.

Participate in the Security PAC

In 2017, SIA launched the Security PAC to help fund political action advancing the needs of SIA members. We’re looking for help from members like you.

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