Bill Summaries: S571 EXPAND USES OF 911 FEE.

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  • Summary date: Mar 27 2015 - View Summary

    Amends GS 62A-46(a), concerning monthly distributions to primary public safety answering points (PSAP) from the 911 Board, adding language that allows a PSAP to appeal or request reconsideration of the 911 Board's decision to deny a distribution for an expenditure. Requires the 911 Board to establish appeals or reconsideration of an expenditure denial procedures. Requires decisions to deny a distribution for an expenditure to be made in writing and include the specified items, including the reason for the denial.

    Provides that a local government entity can use the fund balance of the PSAP as it stands on June 30, 2014, on the PSAP Distribution Report of the 911 Board, to provide for public safety needs including costs that are not eligible expenses as specified in GS 62A-46. Provides that all other funds in the Emergency Telephone System Fund must be used for eligible expenses as specified in GS Chapter 62A, Article 3. 

    Effective July 1, 2015.