10-4-102. Department of administration duties and powers. (1) The department shall assist in the development of basic and enhanced 9-1-1 systems in the state. The department shall:
(a) establish procedures for determining and evaluating requests for variations from basic or enhanced 9-1-1 service;
(b) upon request of a 9-1-1 jurisdiction, assist in planning a basic or enhanced 9-1-1 system;
(c) establish criteria for evaluating basic and enhanced 9-1-1 system plans;
(d) monitor implementation of approved basic and enhanced 9-1-1 system plans for compliance with the plan and use of funding; and
(e) as it finds necessary, report to the legislature the progress made in implementing statewide basic and enhanced 9-1-1 systems.
(2) The department shall obtain input from all 9-1-1 jurisdictions by creating an advisory council to participate in development and implementation of the 9-1-1 program in the state. The council must be established pursuant to 2-15-122. The highway patrol, emergency medical services organizations, telephone companies, the associated public safety communicators, the department of emergency services, police departments, sheriff's departments, local citizens, organizations, and other public safety organizations may submit recommendations for membership on the advisory council.
History: En. Sec. 3, Ch. 635, L. 1985; amd. Sec. 20, Ch. 112, L. 1991; amd. Sec. 16, Ch. 349, L. 1993; amd. Sec. 2, Ch. 448, L. 1997.