TITLE

Ban poaching of endangered funds

AUTHOR(S)
Bischoff, Glenn
PUB. DATE
September 2010
SOURCE
Urgent Communications;Sep2010, Vol. 28 Issue 9, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
53920849

 

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