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Act 288

Senate Bill 15

                                                       

  

Act 288

Senate Bill 15

 

 

What is Senate Bill 15?

Act 288 Senate Bill 15 is a new Louisiana law that was passed August 1, 2021, prohibiting all state agencies and certain educational entities from procuring any prohibited telecommunications or video surveillance equipment or services as described in Section 889 (a) of the National Defense Authorization Act.

 

What is defined as “PROHIBITED TELECOMMUNICATIONS OR VIDEO SURVEILLANCE EQUIPMENT OR SERVICES?”

Section 889 (a) of the NDAA defines prohibited telecommunications or video surveillance equipment or services as:

 Telecommunications equipment produced by Huawei Technologies Company or ZTE Corporation, or any subsidiary or affiliate of such entities.

Video surveillance equipment or telecommunications equipment produced by Hytera Communications Corp, Hangzhou Hikvision Digital Technology Company, Dahua Technology Company, or any subsidiary or affiliate of such entities.

Telecommunications or video surveillance equipment or services produced or provided by an entity found to be owned, controlled, or otherwise connected to the government of the People’s Republic of China.

Any product or equipment, regardless of manufacturer, containing as a component any equipment identified by Subparagraphs (1) through (3) above. This may include but is not limited to the following:

Computers or other equipment containing a component which enables any form of network connectivity or telecommunications regardless of whether the equipment is regularly connected to a network 

Building automation, environmental controls,  or facility management/monitoring systems

Voting machines, peripherals, and election systems

 Any services provided using any equipment identified by Subparagraphs (1) through (4) in this Subssection.

 

 
Dahua-OEMS_NDAA-Blacklist

 

WHAT IS DEFINED AS “PROHIBITED TELECOMMUNICATIONS OR VIDEO SURVEILLANCE EQUIPMENT OR SERVICES”?

Section 889 (a) of the NDAA defines prohibited telecommunications or video surveillance equipment or services as:

 Telecommunications equipment produced by Huawei Technologies Company or ZTE Corporation, or any subsidiary or affiliate of such entities.

Video surveillance equipment or telecommunications equipment produced by Hytera Communications Corp, Hangzhou Hikvision Digital Technology Company, Dahua Technology Company, or any subsidiary or affiliate of such entities.

Telecommunications or video surveillance equipment or services produced or provided by an entity found to be owned, controlled, or otherwise connected to the government of the People’s Republic of China.

Any product or equipment, regardless of manufacturer, containing as a component any equipment identified by Subparagraphs (1) through (3) above. This may include but is not limited to the following:

Computers or other equipment containing a component which enables any form of network connectivity or telecommunications regardless of whether the equipment is regularly connected to a network 

Building automation, environmental controls,  or facility management/monitoring systems

Voting machines, peripherals, and election systems

 Any services provided using any equipment identified by Subparagraphs (1) through (4) in this Subssection.

 

 
Dahua-OEMS_NDAA-Blacklist

 

ARE HOMELAND SAFETY SYSTEMS’ SECURITY CAMERA SYSTEMS NDAA COMPLIANT?

Homeland Safety Systems’ components are in conformance and compliance with all applicable laws and regulations, including Senate Bill 15 (SB 15) and the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) compliant. We also hold a Louisiana State Brand Name Contract (LAGOV #4400016619), a Louisiana State Contractors License (#47822), and a GSA Multiple Award Schedule (GS-07F-063BA).

Homeland Safety Systems surveillance solutions do not use components of Huawei Technologies Company, ZTE Corporation, Hytera Communications Corporation, Hangzhou Hikvision Digital Technology Company, or Dahua Technology Company.

DOES YOUR INSTITUTION CURRENTLY HAVE BANNED EQUIPMENT INSTALLED?

Our company can offer all types of fully integrated, NDAA Compliant, custom-designed security solutions. If your institution currently has banned equipment installed and you would like a free security assessment to upgrade your system, please give us a call today. We’re proud of our decades of experience in serving educational institutions, correctional centers, government agencies, and healthcare facilities across the Ark-La-Tex!

COMPLIANCE information

ACT 288 SB 15
Bill HR 5515: NDAA
National Defense Authorization Act

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