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House Bill 1619

House Bill 1619

ARCHIVE (2009)

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DIGEST OF HB1619 (Updated February 25, 2009 4:04 pm - DI 84)

Emergency override system. Requires the planning and assessment division ("division") of the department of homeland security to recommend to the general assembly a system that allows certain political subdivisions to provide: (1) audio and visual emergency information; and (2) instructions to certain franchise holder's subscribers within the political subdivision's jurisdiction during a local emergency or a local disaster through an emergency override. Requires the division to consult with certain associations and groups while developing its recommendations. Requires the division to make its recommendations not later than November 1, 2009.
Current Status:
In Committee - 2nd House
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