HB1129 (2012) Detail

Establishing a committee to study the frequency and financial consequences of erroneously dialed 911 calls.


HB 1129 – AS INTRODUCED

2012 SESSION

12-2024

08/09

HOUSE BILL 1129

AN ACT establishing a committee to study the frequency and financial consequences of erroneously dialed 911 calls.

SPONSORS: Rep. Tholl, Coos 2; Rep. Welch, Rock 8

COMMITTEE: Science, Technology and Energy

ANALYSIS

This bill establishes a committee to study the frequency and financial consequences of erroneously dialed 911 calls.

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

12-2024

08/09

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twelve

AN ACT establishing a committee to study the frequency and financial consequences of erroneously dialed 911 calls.

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

1 Committee Established. There is established a committee to study the frequency and financial consequences of erroneously dialed 911 calls.

2 Membership and Compensation.

I. The members of the committee shall be as follows:

(a) Three members of the house of representatives, appointed by the speaker of the house of representatives.

(b) Three members of the senate, appointed by the president of the senate.

II. Members of the committee shall receive mileage at the legislative rate when attending to the duties of the committee.

3 Duties. The committee shall:

I. Study the frequency of mistakenly dialed 911 calls and hang-ups, especially in Coos and Grafton counties where there is a phone number prefix of 991.

II. Study the costs associated with such calls, including the cost of sending police officers or other safety personnel out to investigate.

III. Forward the information to the Federal Communications Commission.

4 Chairperson; Quorum. The members of the study committee shall elect a chairperson from among the members. The first meeting of the committee shall be called by the first-named house member. The first meeting of the committee shall be held within 45 days of the effective date of this section. Four members of the committee shall constitute a quorum.

5 Report. The committee shall report its findings and any recommendations for proposed legislation to the speaker of the house of representatives, the president of the senate, the house clerk, the senate clerk, the governor, and the state library on or before November 1, 2012.

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

Links

HB1129 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type

Bill Text Revisions

HB1129 Revision: 20662 Date: Dec. 14, 2011, midnight

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