Details on benefits to small businesses in COVID-19 stimulus bill now signed into law
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Summary of New COVID-19 Stimulus Law “Phase 3”

On March 27, President Trump enacted H.R. 748, known as “Phase 3,” a $2 trillion stimulus package which provides additional aid to the American workforce impacted by COVID-19.  The following is a summary of key provisions that will impact the business operations of SIA and ASIS International members in the United States, including  loan forgiveness…

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SIA Preparedness Update
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Joint Statement on COVID-19 (Coronavirus) From the Electronic Security and Life Safety Industry Associations

[As part of our ongoing efforts to keep you informed about SIA’s efforts to assist its members during this uncertain time, we would like to share with you this joint message from SIA, ESA and TMA.] During this challenging time, the Electronic Security Association (ESA), the Security Industry Association (SIA) and The Monitoring Association (TMA)…

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Information on Accessing Small Business Administration Disaster Recovery Loans

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has announced it will provide disaster recovery loans to small businesses impacted by coronavirus-related disruptions. “Our agency will work directly with state governors to provide targeted, low-interest disaster recovery loans to small businesses that have been severely impacted by the situation,” said SBA Administrator Jovita Carranza in a prepared…

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Lawmakers Note Agreement, Differences on Data Privacy

At a Jan. 28 event in Washington, D.C., a Republican senator said that data privacy is his “favorite issue,” two Democratic congresswomen said there is “a sense of urgency” regarding the topic and a Republican congresswoman said a bipartisan bill “needs to happen.” But none of the lawmakers indicated that a bill is likely to…

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Security Industry Association Applauds the Signing of USMCA

The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement will create a more open trade landscape while removing unnecessary trade barriers. SILVER SPRING, Md. The Security Industry Association (SIA) commends Congress and the administration on the signing of the much-anticipated United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). The USMCA, the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), acknowledges thoughtful and necessary changes that…

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At House Committee Hearing, SIA Shares How Effective and Responsible Use of Facial Recognition Makes the Nation Safer

SIA Testifies on Benefits of Facial Recognition Before House of Representatives Committee on Oversight and Reform SILVER SPRING, Md. – The Security Industry Association (SIA), the leading trade association representing more than 1,000 companies and organizations developing and delivering security solutions, testified today before the House of Representatives Committee on Oversight and Reform. Jake Parker, senior director of…

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