The original instrument and the following digest, which constitutes no part of the
legislative instrument, were prepared by Beth O'Quin.
SB 41 Original 2020 Second Extraordinary Session Johns
Present law provides relative to the Life Safety and Property Protection Act.
Present law provides for the licensure and regulation of a person or firm engaged in life safety and
property protection contracting by the state fire marshal.
Present law provides for criminal background checks on persons applying for a property protection
Proposed law retains present law and authorizes the state fire marshal to issue a provisional license
to a property protection applicant for a period not to exceed 60 days from issuance while verification
of their criminal history is pending. Proposed law provides that to be issued a provisional license,
the applicant must attest that he has never been convicted of a felony, received a first-time offender
pardon for a felony, or entered into a plea of guilty or nolo contendre to a felony charge and the work
under the direct supervision and accompaniment of a technician who is licensed to the same firm and
holds a valid license to perform the same acts.
Effective upon signature of the governor or lapse of time for gubernatorial action.
(Adds R.S. 40:1664.8(I))