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Security Industry Association announces 2022 winners of the SIA Legislator of the Year Award

The Security Industry Association (SIA) has named Virginia Del. Jay Leftwich, Jr. (R-Chesapeake) and Virginia Sen. Scott Surovell (D-Fairfax) as the 2022 recipients of the SIA Legislator of the Year Award.
The 2022 awardees will be honoured at the SIA GovSummit 2022, SIA’s annual government security conference, which will take place from May 24 to May 25, 2022, in Washington, D.C, USA.
SIA Legislator of the Year Award
The SIA Legislator of the Year Award is presented annually to members of Congress and other elected officials, who have demonstrated extraordinary leadership in advancing legislation and policies that encourage the effective use of technology solutions, in order to enhance public safety and security, and protect critical infrastructure.
In 2022, Sen. Surovell and Del. Leftwich authored landmark biometrics legislation for the US state of Virginia (S.B. 741 and H.B. 1339) that was enacted in late April – a bipartisan measure to establish statewide ru…