Friday, June 14, 2013

Act 208 (2010), Relating to Private Guards

Effective July 1, 2013, Act 208 (2010) establishes new registration and licensure requirements, including training, instruction, and continuing education for guards and individuals acting in a guard capacity. Your League has been researching the possible effects of this law on credit unions. If your credit union employs a “security officer” or “guard,” that person will need to be registered and licensed by the Board of Private Detectives and Guards.  Currently, guidelines and definitions are being developed by the Board of Private Detectives and Guards, which is a Board under the Professional and Vocational Licensing Division of the Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs.

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