HB1080 (CH0116)

Find a 2015 Bill:

2015 Regular Session



9-1-1 Emergency Telephone System - Multiple-Line Telephone Systems - Direct Dial (Kari's Law)

Sponsored by:

Delegate Pena-Melnyk


Approved by the Governor - Chapter 116

Synopsis:Requiring that, on or before December 31, 2017, a person that installs or operates a multiple-line telephone system ensures that the system is connected to the public switched telephone network in such a way that an individual dialing 9-1-1 is connected to the public safety answering point without requiring the individual to dial any other number or set of numbers; providing a specified exception for a unit of the Executive Branch of State government; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Delegates Pena-Melnyk, Angel, B. Barnes, D. Barnes, Barron, Campos, Ebersole, Fraser-Hidalgo, Frush, Gaines, Gutierrez, Hayes, Haynes, Hettleman, Hixson, C. Howard, Jalisi, Kaiser, Lam, Luedtke, McCray, Miele, A. Miller, Moon, Morales, Morhaim, Oaks, Patterson, B. Robinson, S. Robinson, Sample-Hughes, Shoemaker, Simonaire, Smith, Valentino-Smith, Vaughn, M. Washington, C. Wilson, Carey, Hammen, Bromwell, Cullison, Hill, Kelly, Kipke, McDonough, McMillan, Morgan, Pendergrass, Reznik, Rose, Saab, West, and K. Young
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0576
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2015
Health and Government Operations  View Committee HearingFinance  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Public Safety
Narrow Subject(s):Emergencies
Local Government Mandates
Utilities -see also- High Voltage Lines; Telephones; Water
Statutes:Article - Public Safety

How a Bill Becomes Law

Legislative Lingo

Explanation of Floor Motions and Actions

October 24, 2017 4:45 P.M.