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:

New Jersey

Alyssa’s Law PASSED in New Jersey on 2/6/2019 and has gone into effect.
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Alyssa’s Law Compliance


Alyssa’s Law PASSED in Florida on 6/30/2020.
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New York

Alyssa’s Law PASSED in New York on 6/23/22.
For the state of New York, bills for Alyssa’s Law was submitted by Assemblyman Ken Zebrowski and Senator Elijah Reichlin-Melnick.
Learn More about S7132A


For the state of Nebraska, Alyssa’s Law was introduced by Senator Tony Vargas of Omaha LB1156.


Learn More About HR4606
Learn More About HR3665
Learn More About HR2717
Learn More About HR3661

Alyssa’s Law was introduced at the federal level by Representative Roger Williams, District 25 TX (R-TX-25)

Office Phone: (202) 225-9896

Legislative Director is Ben Johnson – johnson@mail.house.gov

Scheduler is Sara Catherine Joseph – sara.catherine.joseph@mail.house.gov


For the state of Arizona, Alyssa’s Law was introduced by Representatives Hernandez D. Chavez of Espinoza and Hernandez A. Payne of Sierra.
Learn More About HB2803
Learn More About HB2683


Alyssa’s Law PASSED in Texas in May 2023.
Learn More About HB204
Learn More About HB669

Learn More About SB838


For the state of Virginia, Alyssa’s Law was introduced by Representative Timothy V. Anderson.
Learn More About HB1125


For the State of Oregon, Alyssa’s Law was introduced by Representative Emerson Levy.
Learn More About HB3101


Alyssa’s Law is currently In progress in the state of Georgia.

Learn More About HB3101


Alyssa’s Law PASSED in Tennessee in May 2023.

“AMENDMENT #4 adds back in House Amendment #3, which was removed by Senate Amendment #3, which adds a requirement that each district-wide school safety team and building-level school safety team consider including in the district-wide school safety plan or building-level school safety plan the implementation of a mobile panic alert system that is capable of connecting diverse emergency services technologies to ensure real-time coordination between multiple first responder agencies and that integrates with local public safety answering point infrastructure to transmit 911 calls and mobile activations.”

Learn More About HB0322




Alyssa’s Law Passage Map


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