FCC Seeks Comment on State Collection & Distribution of 9-1-1 & E9-1-1 Fees & Charges
Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Posted by: Chris Nussman
COMMENTS DUE: February 13, 2013
REPLY COMMENTS DUE: March 15, 2013
The Federal Communications Commission today releases to the public its fourth annual
Report to Congress on State Collection and Distribution of 911 and Enhanced 911 Fees and Charges (911
Fee Report). The Commission submits this report to Congress annually pursuant to requirements
imposed by the New and Emerging Technologies 911 Improvement Act of 2008 (NET 911 Act),
including the requirement that the Commission report whether 911 fees and charges collected by the
states, the District of Columbia, U.S. territories, and Indian territories (states and other reporting entities)
are being used for any purpose other than to support 911 and Enhanced 911 (E911) services.
For the first
time this year, the Commission formally solicits public comment about the 911 Fee Report, and the
information provided to the Commission by states and other reporting entities.
This fourth annual 911 Fee Report covers the collection and distribution of 911 and Enhanced 911 fees
and charges for the calendar year ending December 31, 2011, and was submitted to Congress on
December 28, 2012.
The Report includes information regarding states and other reporting entities that
have used any portion of collected 911 fees other than for the support of 911/E911 service, and can be