Enrolled Senate Bill (S)

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911 fees. Eliminates the requirements that a communications service provider designated by the utility regulatory commission as an eligible telecommunications carrier for purposes of receiving Lifeline reimbursement from the universal service fund must pay to the statewide 911 board the following: (1) A one time charge based on the enhanced prepaid wireless charge with respect to end users for which the provider received reimbursement from the universal service fund before August 1, 2015. (2) A one time fee based on the monthly statewide 911 fee with respect to end users for which the provider received reimbursement from the universal service 911 fees. Eliminates the requirements that a communications service provider designated by the utility regulatory commission as an eligible telecommunications carrier for purposes of receiving Lifeline reimbursement from the universal service fund must pay to the statewide 911 board the following: (1) A one time charge based on the enhanced prepaid wireless charge with respect to end users for which the provider received reimbursement from the universal service fund before August 1, 2015. (2) A one time fee based on the monthly statewide 911 fee with respect to end users for which the provider received reimbursement from the universal service fund before August 1, 2015. Specifies that for purposes of the statute concerning the enhanced prepaid wireless charge: (1) a "retail transaction" does not include a transaction in which an eligible telecommunications carrier receives Lifeline reimbursement from the universal service fund; and (2) the charge is not required to be paid by an eligible telecommunications carrier that is required to pay the monthly statewide 911 fee for the same transaction. Makes a technical change. ... View more