HB76 (2011) Detail

Authorizing the division of emergency services and communications to levy administrative fines on carriers that repeatedly overwrite the enhanced 911 database.


HB 76 – AS INTRODUCED

2011 SESSION

11-0501

09/01

HOUSE BILL 76

AN ACT authorizing the division of emergency services and communications to levy administrative fines on carriers that repeatedly overwrite the enhanced 911 database.

SPONSORS: Rep. Pastor, Graf 9; Rep. Townsend, Graf 10; Rep. R. Read, Rock 16

COMMITTEE: Science, Technology and Energy

ANALYSIS

This bill authorizes the division of emergency services and communications to levy administrative fines on carriers that repeatedly overwrite the enhanced 911 database.

This bill was requested by the department of safety.

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Explanation: Matter added to current law appears in bold italics.

Matter removed from current law appears [in brackets and struckthrough.]

Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

11-0501

09/01

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Eleven

AN ACT authorizing the division of emergency services and communications to levy administrative fines on carriers that repeatedly overwrite the enhanced 911 database.

Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:

1 New Paragraph; Definitions; Division. Amend RSA 106-H:2 by inserting after paragraph V the following new paragraph:

V-a. “Division” means the division of emergency services and communications, established in RSA 21-P:36, in the department of safety

2 New Section; Penalty for Overwriting Database. Amend RSA 106-H by inserting after section 9-a the following new section:

106-H:9-b Penalty for Overwriting Database. The division with the approval of the commissioner of safety may adopt rules, pursuant to RSA 541-A, establishing an administrative fine of not more than $1,000 which may be levied after a hearing for a telephone carrier or commercial mobile radio service provider, voice over internet protocol service provider, or provider of prepaid commercial mobile radio service who, in the process of transmitting subscriber information to the enhanced 911 system, causes the system's subscriber database to be overwritten in such a manner as to render it inaccurate. Such fine shall not be levied unless such carrier or provider has been issued 2 or more written warnings in any given 12-month period.

3 Effective Date. This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Links

HB76 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type

Bill Text Revisions

HB76 Revision: 19709 Date: Jan. 3, 2011, midnight

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