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HB 0854 - Battery-Charged Electric Fences
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Tracking Level: Neutral
Sponsor: Dale Rutledge
Last Action: 3/13/2020 - Senate Read and Referred
House Committee: Governmental Affairs
Senate Committee: Assignments
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Staff Analysis of the Legislation

This bill stipulates that local governments shall treat/regulate battery-charged "fence detection systems" as they do other alarm systems as defined in law.  A fence detection system is an alarm system or electronic security system and ancillary components attached to the system that must be surrounded by a nonelectric perimeter fence or wall that is at least five feet tall and marked with conspicuous warning signs reading "Warning-Electric Fence".   These fences may only be deployed in industrial and commercial districts.    

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