What is Alyssa’s Law?
Alyssa’s Law is critical legislation addressing the issue of law enforcement response time when a life-threatening emergency occurs because time equals life. The law calls for the installation of silent panic alarms that are directly linked to law enforcement, so in case of any emergency they will get on the scene as quickly as possible, take down a threat and triage any victims.
To-date legislation for Alyssa’s Law is as follows:
Alyssa’s Law PASSED in New Jersey on 2/6/2019 and has gone into effect.
For the state of Florida, bills for Alyssa’s Law were submitted by State Representatives Michael Gottlieb HB23 and Senator Lauren Book SB70. These are still working its way through committees.
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For the state of New York, bills for Alyssa’s Law was submitted by State Senator David Carlucci S03620 and Assemblywomen Ellen Jaffee A06234. This bill is still working its way through committee.
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Learn More about A06234
For the state of Nebraska, Alyssa’s Law was introduced by Senator Tony Vargas of Omaha LB1156.