New 9-1-1 Rate, Collection and Remittance

June 5, 2013

To: All Telephone Service Providers - Regulatory and/or Tax Department

SUBJECT: 9-1-1 Service Fee Rate Change

In 2012, the Alabama Legislature altered the method of providing funding for 9-1-1 service in Alabama by completely overhauling the process for collecting consumer fees on voice communication services in Alabama. This law, Public Act 2012-293 (hereinafter referred to as “the Act”), created a 13-member board, including representatives of the Emergency Communication Districts (“ECDs”) and providers of telecommunication services, to among other duties and responsibilities, determine baseline funding for existing ECDs and establish a statewide rate based upon funding needs. For the last several months, this Board has been working in compliance with the requirements of the law that will ultimately lead to a single, statewide service charge on all voice communication service connections in Alabama.

2nd Quarter 2014 AL NENA Meeting

Wednesday April 23rd, 2014
-          State 911 Board Meeting at 10:00 a.m.
-          Training Standards Committee Meeting at 1:30
-          AL NENA Executive Board Meeting at 3:00 p.m.
 
Thursday April 24th, 2014
-           AL NENA Membership Meeting at 10:00 a.m.
 

John Ellison Honored at National NENA in Charlotte

NENA honored one of the organization's past presidents, John Ellison, with the prestigious William E. Stanton Award for his continued devotion to and advocacy of public safety and 9-1-1.  John was unable to attend the conference, so the Alabama NENA delegation accepted his award by his request with the song "Sweet Home Alabama" playing in the background.  We are proud of John and greatly appreciate his dedication to 9-1-1. 

 

 

Thank you John and Congratulations. 


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