HB 96 (BR 132) - D. Floyd
AN ACT relating to emergency notification systems.
Amend KRS 65.7625 to require the state administrator for the Commercial Mobile Radio Service Emergency Telecommunications Board to implement compliance with a statewide wireless phone emergency notification system designed to assist the state's deaf and hard-of-hearing community; amend KRS 65.7629 to authorize the board to develop and maintain the system with the cooperation and input of the Kentucky Commission on the Deaf and Hard of Hearing; mandate that the emergency notification system provide maximum statewide coverage, with separate administration and coordination within each area development district; allow the board to promulgate administrative regulations to shift existing grants and other board money to fund the system; delete outdated cost study language; amend KRS 65.7631 to authorize the board to use administrative funds to cover its expenses incurred due to the emergency notification system; permit the use of grants or matching money to implement the system; amend KRS 65.7633 to require the board to promulgate administrative regulations establishing procedures and guidelines for implementing and funding the emergency notification system.
(Prefiled by the sponsor(s).)
Jan 6-introduced in House
Jan 7-to Seniors, Military Affairs, & Public Safety (H)