Ban poaching of endangered funds

Bischoff, Glenn
September 2010
Urgent Communications;Sep2010, Vol. 28 Issue 9, p4
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the demand by Dane Snowden of the CTIA trade group for the U.S. Congress and the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to end poaching of endangered funds collected from consumers to support 911 and enhanced-911 (911/E911) telephone emergency reporting services. Based on a second annual report issued by the FCC in August 2010, the number of states that engaged in the practice increased from 12 in 2008 to 13 in 2009. It cites some of the states that have repeatedly diverted these fees to their general fund in 2009.


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