Bill Text: GA HB105 | 2009-2010 | Regular Session | Introduced
Bill Title: Emergency 9-1-1 systems; redefine certain terms [Track Bill]
Status: 2009-01-26 - House Second Readers [HB105 Detail]
09 LC 25 5333
House Bill 105
By: Representatives Greene of the 149th and Davis of the 122nd
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED
To amend Code Section 46-5-122 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to definitions relative to emergency telephone 9-1-1 systems, so as to redefine certain terms; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF GEORGIA:
Code Section 46-5-122 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to definitions relative to emergency telephone 9-1-1 systems, is amended by revising paragraph (5) as follows:
"(5) 'Emergency 9-1-1 system' or '9-1-1 system' means a telephone service, computer service, wireless service, or other service which facilitates the placing of calls by persons in need of emergency services to a public safety answering point by dialing the telephone number 9-1-1 and under which calls to 9-1-1 are answered or otherwise responded to by public safety answering points established and operated by the local government subscribing to the 9-1-1 service. The term 'emergency 9-1-1 system' also includes 'enhanced 9-1-1 service,' which.'
(5.1) 'Enhanced 9-1-1 service' means an emergency system that provides the user with emergency 9-1-1 system service and, in addition, directs 9-1-1 calls and may, as an adjunct to such service, direct non-emergency calls which relate to public safety agencies, to appropriate public safety answering points by selective routing based on the geographical location from which the call originated and provides the capability for automatic number identification and automatic location identification features."
All laws and parts of laws in conflict with this Act are repealed.