Letter of Support for MI HB 5828 and HB 5830

On May 2, 2018, the Security Industry Association (SIA) expressed strong support for MI HB 5828 and HB5830, two bills designed to improve school security across the state of Michigan.

In a letter to Michigan House of Representatives Committee on Appropriations Chairwoman Laura Cox and Vice-Chair Rob VerHeulen, SIA CEO Don Erickson praised the bills’ creation of a comprehensive school plan and fund to enable local districts to procure security solutions to protect students from malicious perpetrators and update building code requirements to include security measures.