Statewide 911 services.

Authors: Representative Edmond Soliday


Provides that a majority of members of a local public safety communications commission that collects and processes criminal justice information must represent criminal justice agencies. Provides that the executive director of the department of homeland security serves as the chairperson of the statewide 911 board. (Current law provides that the treasurer of state serves as chairperson of the board.) Increases the statewide 911 fee for a standard user from $0.90 to $1. Provides that an interlocal agreement for the operation of a PSAP must be amended not later than December 31, 2015, to require a political subdivision that is a party to the interlocal agreement to pay for at least 50% of the costs associated with dispatching emergency services to respond to 911 calls that originate within the political subdivision. Extends the sunset of the statewide 911 fee from June 30, 2015, to June 30, 2020. Makes a technical correction.