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H.B. 245





Chief Sponsor: Curtis Oda

Senate Sponsor: Jon J. Greiner

             7      LONG TITLE
             8      General Description:
             9          This bill amends the duties and powers of the Utah 911 Committee.
             10      Highlighted Provisions:
             11          This bill:
             12          .    amends the duties and powers of the Utah 911 Committee; and
             13          .    makes technical corrections.
             14      Monies Appropriated in this Bill:
             15          None
             16      Other Special Clauses:
             17          None
             18      Utah Code Sections Affected:
             19      AMENDS:
             20          53-10-602, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2008, Chapter 382
             22      Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
             23          Section 1. Section 53-10-602 is amended to read:
             24           53-10-602. Committee's duties and powers.
             25          (1) The committee shall:
             26          (a) review and make recommendations to the division, the Bureau of Communications,
             27      public safety answering points, and the Legislature on:

             28          (i) technical, administrative, fiscal, and operational issues for the implementation of a
             29      unified statewide wireless and land-based E-911 emergency system;
             30          (ii) specific technology and standards for the implementation of a unified statewide
             31      wireless and land-based E-911 emergency system;
             32          (iii) emerging technological upgrades;
             33          [(iii)] (iv) expenditures by local public service answering points to assure
             34      implementation of a unified statewide wireless and land-based E-911 emergency system and
             35      standards of operation; and
             36          [(iv)] (v) mapping systems and technology necessary to implement the unified
             37      statewide wireless and land-based E-911 emergency system;
             38          (b) administer the fund as provided in this part;
             39          (c) assist as many local entities as possible, at their request, to implement the
             40      recommendations of the committee; and
             41          (d) fulfill all other duties imposed on the committee by the Legislature by this part.
             42          (2) The committee may sell, lease, or otherwise dispose of equipment or personal
             43      property belonging to the committee, the proceeds from which shall return to the fund.
             44          (3) (a) The committee shall review information regarding:
             45          (i) the number of telephone subscribers;
             46          (ii) 911 call delivery network costs;
             47          (iii) public safety answering point costs; and
             48          (iv) system engineering information.
             49          (b) The committee may request written reports or other information from other state
             50      agencies, including:
             51          (i) the Utah State Tax Commission;
             52          (ii) the local exchange carriers; and
             53          (iii) public safety answering points connected to the 911 call delivery system.
             54          [(3)] (4) The committee shall issue the reimbursement allowed under Subsection
             55      53-10-605 (1)(b) provided that:
             56          (a) the reimbursement is based on aggregated cost studies submitted to the committee
             57      by the wireless carriers seeking reimbursement; and
             58          (b) the reimbursement to any one carrier does not exceed 125% of the wireless carrier's

             59      contribution to the fund.
             60          [(4)] (5) The committee shall adopt rules in accordance with Title 63G, Chapter 3,
             61      Utah Administrative Rulemaking Act, to administer the fund created in Section 53-10-603
             62      including rules that establish the criteria, standards, technology, and equipment that a local
             63      entity or state agency must adopt in order to qualify for grants from the fund.

Legislative Review Note
    as of 1-7-09 10:56 AM

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