GA HB557 | 2015-2016 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Introduced on March 5 2015 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2015-03-09 - House Second Readers
Pending: House Energy, Utilities and Telecommunications Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Part 4 of Article 2 of Chapter 5 of Title 46 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to emergency telephone number 9-1-1 system, so as to revise a definition; to provide for the manner of billing of certain fees; to provide for the centralization of collection of 9-1-1 fees; to provide for a single, state-wide 9-1-1 fee that is applicable to all telephone services and prepaid wireless services throughout the state; to increase the fee for prepaid wireless; to revise the manner of calculating the distribution of 9-1-1 revenues; to provide for related matters; to provide for an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

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Emergency telephone 9-1-1 system; revise a definition; provisions



2015-03-09HouseHouse Second Readers
2015-03-05HouseHouse First Readers
2015-03-05HouseHouse Hopper

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