Legislation

Legislative Review 2020

Codes, Standards, and Regulations in the U.S. and Canada This issue of Sprinkler Age features our 33rd annual legislative review. This summary of legislation and codes offers a quick overview of regulations affecting the fire sprinkler industry in individual states and Canadian provinces. The information in these charts was gathered …

Read More »

Making a Difference Through Legislation

Upstate New York Chapter and Lobbyist FirmForm Productive Partnership As business owners, we frequently hire subject matter experts (SMEs) to assist us in being more proficient in business practices and mitigating risk in the day-to-day operations. We all have accountants, attorneys, engineers, insurance brokers, and financial advisors for retirement plans …

Read More »

Help Legislators Create Fire Sprinkler Solutions

Proactively Shaping Policy  More than ever, the fire-sprinkler community needs to be proactive in helping political candidates work toward commonsense solutions in the areas of our workforce, workers’ compensation, tax, regulation, healthcare, economic development, and labor. The American Fire Sprinkler Association’s Florida Chapter (AFSA-FL) has been successful in this process, …

Read More »

Legislative Review 2019

Codes, Standards, and Regulations in the U.S. and Canada This issue of Sprinkler Age features our 32nd annual legislative review. This summary of legislation and codes offers a quick overview of regulations affecting the fire sprinkler industry in individual states and Canadian provinces. The information in these charts was gathered …

Read More »

Inaugural Fly-In a Success

AFSA Members Descend on Capitol Hill for Legislative Day in DC Over 50 fire protection executives from across the nation attended the American Fire Sprinkler Association’s (AFSA) inaugural Capitol Hill Day to advocate for fire sprinklers and other pro-merit shop legislation on Capitol Hill. On October 3, participants attended a …

Read More »

Florida Chapter Hosts Legislative Day

Members Address Fire- and Life-Safety Issues The Florida Chapter of the American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) held its inaugural Legislative Planning Day Thursday, August 2, 2018, ending in what was hailed by many in Florida as “the most productive day for our industry.” The Warm-Up The day began with several …

Read More »

Join AFSA on Capitol Hill

Meet with Elected Representatives to Address Fire Sprinkler Industry Issues A new initiative, AFSA’s inaugural Capitol Hill Day seeks to engage fire sprinkler professionals who are already coming to Washington, D.C. for AFSA37: Convention, Exhibition & Apprentice Competition, to ask them to take part in advocacy activities on Capitol Hill. …

Read More »