Wireless E-911 Fund; distribution of funds on monthly basis to public safety answering point. (SB495)

Introduced By

Sen. John Watkins (R-Midlothian)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Wireless E-911 Fund; distribution.  Transfers the administration of the distribution of the Wireless E-911 Fund revenues for public safety answering point operators (PSAPs) to the Department of Taxation. The bill also bases the distribution percentages on the average pro rata distribution for fiscal years 2007-2012, and directs that the distribution percentage be recalculated every five years. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/11/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12
01/11/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12102478D
01/11/2012Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/23/2012Impact statement from TAX (SB495)
01/30/2012Reported from Commerce and Labor with amendments (16-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2012Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2012Read second time
02/02/2012Reading of amendments waived
02/02/2012Committee amendments agreed to
02/02/2012Engrossed by Senate as amended SB495E
02/02/2012Printed as engrossed 12102478D-E
02/03/2012Read third time and passed Senate (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2012Placed on Calendar
02/13/2012Read first time
02/13/2012Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
02/15/2012Impact statement from TAX (SB495E)
02/16/2012Reported from Commerce and Labor (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2012Read second time
02/21/2012Read third time
02/21/2012Passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-0Y 0-N)
02/21/2012VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2012Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB495ER)
02/24/2012Impact statement from TAX (SB495ER)
02/24/2012Signed by Speaker
02/27/2012Signed by President
03/07/2012G Approved by Governor-Chapter 165 (effective 7/1/12)
03/07/2012G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0165)


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 45 seconds.

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB455.