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House Bill 1525

House Bill 1525

ARCHIVE (2001)

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DIGEST OF HB 1525 (Updated February 26, 2001 1:01 PM - DI 73)

Provides that the integrated public safety commission shall assess a $0.45 monthly integrated communications emergency system surcharge on each commercial mobile radio service mobile telephone number that has a billing address in Indiana and on each exchange access facility in Indiana. Provides that the surcharge may not be assessed after June 30, 2006. Provides that the money collected from the surcharge may only be used to pay for: (1) the development of the Indiana statewide wireless public safety voice and data communications system; (2) maintenance of the system; (3) matching grants for local or state government enhancements to the system; (4) matching grants for local or state public safety user equipment; (5) connectivity for state and local users of IDACS; and (6) salaries and other administrative expenses of the integrated public safety commission. Exempts federal and state government and political subdivisions from the surcharge. Provides that interest earned on money in the integrated public safety communications fund is not deposited in the fund.
Current Status:
Out of Committee - first House
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