Government Affairs Work Group April 2022 Update

Chief Alan PerduePosted on May 5, 2022

Richard Roberts – Chair
Jason Davila – Vice Chair 
Alan Perdue - Sponsor

The Safer Buildings Coalition Government Affairs Work Group met to discuss several updates.

Ryan Woodward of the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) provided updates on federal issues we are tracking including:

  • FirstNet Reauthorization HR6768
  • NG911 - in Build Back Better Act

The National Public Safety Telecommunications Council (NPSTC) is making an update of the AFST (Assessment of Future Spectrum and Technology) project. SBC is proposing to add in-building topics.

Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency’s SAFECOM is updating their plan. SBC is proposing to add in-building topics.

Regarding legislation in Florida, SB1190, which seeks to exempt apartment buildings that are 75 feet or less in height from complying with the minimum emergency responder radio strength requirements in 633.202(18) of the Florida Statute, is on Governor DeSantis’s desk.