1999 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1450 (Committee Approved)

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Crime Commission - E-911 Study (language only)

Item 9 #2h

Item 9 #2h

Legislative Department
Virginia State Crime Commission

Page 9, after line 39, insert:
"The Crime Commission, in carrying out its study of emergency 911 services (pursuant to House Joint Resolution 215 of the 1998 General Assembly), and with the assistance of the Auditor of Public Accounts, shall study (i) the local tax for enhanced emergency telephone services as established in § 58.1-3812 Code of Virginia; (ii) the extent to which the revenues generated by this tax have been utilized as required in §58.1-3813D, Code of Virginia; and (iii) the extent to which localities utilizing these funds are able to respond efficiently and effectively to the demand for E-911 service."

(This amendment directs the Crime Commission to expand the scope of its study of emergency 911 communications to evaluate the assessment and utilization of the local tax for enhanced emergency telephone services.)