Enhanced Public Safety Telephone Services Act; expands jurisdiction of Wireless E-11 Services Board. (SB395)

Introduced By

Sen. Ken Stolle (R-Virginia Beach)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Enhanced Public Safety Telephone Services Act. Expands the powers and duties of the Wireless E-911 Services Board to include developing a statewide enhanced 9-1-1 plan for voice-over-Internet service and future communications technologies accessing E-911 for emergency purposes. The formula for distribution of money in the Wireless E-911 fund is revised to provide that 60% will be provided to public safety answering points (PSAPs), 30% will be provided for payment of Wireless E-911 CMRS costs, and the remaining 10% will be provided for needs-based grants to be defined by the Board for PSAPs. The bill also increases the size of the Board from 14 to 15 members. Read the Bill »


04/05/2006: signed by governor


01/11/2006Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/06 062647820
01/11/2006Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/19/2006Fiscal impact statement from DPB (SB395)
02/06/2006Reported from Commerce and Labor with substitute (14-Y 0-N 1-A)
02/07/2006Committee substitute printed 062762820-S1
02/08/2006Fiscal impact statement from DPB (SB395S1)
02/08/2006Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/08/2006VOTE: (40-Y 0-N)
02/09/2006Read second time
02/09/2006Reading of substitute waived
02/09/2006Committee substitute agreed to 062762820-S1
02/09/2006Reading of amendment waived
02/09/2006Amendment by Senator Stolle agreed to
02/09/2006Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute with amendment SB395ES1
02/09/2006Printed as engrossed 062762820-ES1
02/10/2006Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N 1-A)
02/10/2006VOTE: (39-Y 0-N 1-A)
02/10/2006Communicated to House
02/14/2006Placed on Calendar
02/14/2006Read first time
02/14/2006Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
02/28/2006Reported from Commerce and Labor (22-Y 0-N)
03/02/2006Read second time
03/03/2006Read third time
03/03/2006Passed House (94-Y 5-N)
03/03/2006VOTE: PASSAGE (94-Y 5-N)
03/06/2006Fiscal impact statement from DPB (SB395ES1)
03/11/2006Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB395ER)
03/11/2006Signed by Speaker
03/13/2006Signed by President
03/20/2006Fiscal impact statement from DPB (SB395ER)
04/05/2006G Approved by Governor-Chapter 739 (effective 7/1/06)
04/17/2006G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0739)


This bill mentions Richmond.