11th-hour effort to pass E911 funding legislation hits snag

Weaver, Heather Forsgren
October 2004
RCR Wireless News;10/11/2004, Vol. 23 Issue 41, p6
Trade Publication
Reports on the delay in the effort to pass the wireless enhanced 911 funding bill in the U.S. Senate as of October 2004. Provisions of the bill; Reason for the delay in the approval of the bill; Overview of the E911 system; Amount of the grant program in the U.S. Senate bill.


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