HB 377 (BR 1364) - R. Crimm
AN ACT relating to 911 emergency services and making an appropriation therefor.
Amend KRS 65.7621 to add new definitions; create new sections of KRS 65.7621 to 65.7643 to create the Kentucky 911 Emergency Communications Authority and establish the board of directors; amend KRS 65.7623 to provide the board of directors take over for the CMRS Board; amend KRS 65.7625 to establish an executive director of 911 emergency communications and provide that the director assist with the development of a next generation 911 strategy; amend KRS 65.7627 to establish the 911 fund to be made up of 911 service charges and prepaid wireless service charges; amend KRS 65.7629 to exempt from prepaid wireless services from the 911 service charge and make technical changes; amend KRS 65.7631 to make technical changes; amend KRS 65.7633 to require the board to establish procedures for the submission of a state 911 plan, including the development of a next generation 911 system; create a new section of KRS 65.7621 to 65.7643 requiring the board to recommend an equitable 911 funding procedure before July 1, 2012; amend KRS 65.7635 to conform; amend KRS 65.7635 to remove language relating to prepaid CMRS services, which will take effect on January 1, 2012; create a new section of KRS 65.7621 to 65.7643 to create definitions for this section, provide a mechanism for a 1.4% prepaid wireless service charge to be assessed at the point of sale of prepaid wireless telecommunications services; provide that sellers remit the prepaid wireless service charge to the Department of Revenue, which shall forward the funds to the Kentucky 911 Emergency Communications Authority; amend KRS 65.7639 and 65.7641 to conform; repeal KRS 39G.040; provide that Sections 11 and 12, relating to prepaid wireless service charges, are effective as of January 1, 2012.
Feb 8-introduced in House
Feb 9-to Veterans, Military Affairs, & Public Safety (H)