Wireless E-911 Fund; amends procedure by which Wireless E-911 Services Board distributes funds. (SB788)

Introduced By

Sen. John Watkins (R-Midlothian)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Wireless E-911 Fund; distributions.  Amends the procedure by which the Wireless E-911 Services Board distributes funds in the Wireless E-911 Fund. The measure requires the Board to recalculate the distribution percentage for each public safety answering point annually before the start of each fiscal year based on the cost and call load data from one or more of the previous fiscal years. Currently, the Board calculates the distribution formula each October based on the data from the prior year. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


12/28/2010Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/11 11102727D
12/28/2010Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/17/2011Reported from Commerce and Labor (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/17/2011Impact statement from DPB (SB788)
01/19/2011Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/20/2011Read second time and engrossed
01/21/2011Read third time and passed Senate (35-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/21/2011Reconsideration of passage agreed to by Senate (35-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/21/2011Passed Senate (35-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2011Placed on Calendar
02/07/2011Read first time
02/07/2011Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
02/15/2011Reported from Commerce and Labor (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2011Read second time
02/18/2011Read third time
02/18/2011Passed House BLOCK VOTE (95-Y 0-N)
02/18/2011VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (95-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2011Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB788ER)
02/24/2011Impact statement from DPB (SB788ER)
02/24/2011Signed by Speaker
02/24/2011Signed by President
03/26/2011G Approved by Governor-Chapter 630 (effective 7/1/11)
03/26/2011G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0630)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 35 seconds.