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Senate Bill (H)

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Funding of 911 call centers. Provides that, after June 30, 2018, a county that contains more than one public safety answering point (PSAP) shall distribute funds to each PSAP in the county on a proportional basis according to the call volume received by each PSAP in the county during the immediately preceding calendar year. Provides that, in determining the amount to be distributed to each PSAP, the county may use the call data and statistics reported to the statewide 911 board (board) annually by the county's PSAPs. Requires the board to provide the relevant data and statistics to the county Funding of 911 call centers. Provides that, after June 30, 2018, a county that contains more than one public safety answering point (PSAP) shall distribute funds to each PSAP in the county on a proportional basis according to the call volume received by each PSAP in the county during the immediately preceding calendar year. Provides that, in determining the amount to be distributed to each PSAP, the county may use the call data and statistics reported to the statewide 911 board (board) annually by the county's PSAPs. Requires the board to provide the relevant data and statistics to the county not later than 14 days after receiving the data and statistics from each of the county's PSAPs. Provides that the proportional funding distribution does not apply to a county that contains more than one PSAP and all PSAPs in the county if all entities have entered into an interlocal agreement (regardless of whether the agreement is entered into before July 1, 2018, or after June 30, 2018) that provides for a funding distribution that is different from the proportional funding distribution. ... View more