OLR Bill Analysis

sHB 6015

AN ACT PROHIBITING THE CHARGING OF FEES FOR 9-1-1 CALLS.

SUMMARY:

This bill prohibits municipalities from charging anyone a user fee, service charge, or similar fee or charge for making, in good faith, any 9-1-1 calls for emergency response services. But it does not prohibit municipalities from assessing anyone for costs they incur in providing such services.

EFFECTIVE DATE: October 1, 2013

COMMITTEE ACTION

Public Safety and Security Committee

Joint Favorable Substitute

Yea

23

Nay

1

(03/21/2013)