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RCW 38.52.520

State enhanced 911 coordination office.

A state enhanced 911 coordination office, headed by the state enhanced 911 coordinator, is established in the emergency management division of the department. Duties of the office include:
(1) Coordinating and facilitating the implementation and operation of enhanced 911 emergency communications systems throughout the state;
(2) Seeking advice and assistance from, and providing staff support for, the enhanced 911 advisory committee;
(3) Recommending to the utilities and transportation commission by August 31st of each year the level of the state enhanced 911 excise tax for the following year;
(4) Considering base needs of individual counties for specific assistance, specify rules defining the purposes for which available state enhanced 911 funding may be expended, with the advice and assistance of the enhanced 911 advisory committee; and
(5) Providing an annual update to the enhanced 911 advisory committee on how much money each county has spent on:
(a) Efforts to modernize their existing enhanced 911 emergency communications system; and
(b) Enhanced 911 operational costs.
NOTES:
Effective dates2010 1st sp.s. c 19: See note following RCW 82.14B.010.
Referral to electorate1991 c 54: See note following RCW 38.52.030.
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