• States Divert E911 Fees
  • February 9, 2017 | Author: Wesley K. Wright
  • Law Firm: Keller and Heckman LLP - Washington Office
  • The FCC’s Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau released a report, which indicates that eight states and Puerto Rico have diverted enhanced 911 (E911) fees for other purposes in 2015. According to the report, nearly $220.3 million were diverted in total. This report indicates a trend of states diverting E911 fees for other purposes. The Bureau seeks comment on the report, due February 13.