Committee approves E911 legislation

The Senate Commerce Committee unanimously approved E911 legislation that ensures funding for emergency services on cell phones. The Enhanced 911 Emergency Act of 2003 (S. 1250) authorizes US$500 million per year for grants to enhance emergency communications services, including the development of the National Telecommunications and Information Administration Task Force, which will coordinate emergency communications between federal, state and local systems.

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