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The United States senate has designated April as "National 9-1-1 Education Month", supporting the efforts of 9-1-1 to provide resources and materials to support public education about the optimal use of 9-1-1 services nationwide. The importance of having a...read more
President Trump Sign's Kari's LawOn 2017-02-17 President Trump signed H. R. 582, commonly known as Kari's Law. This law, sponsored by Texas Representative Louie Gohmert, requires that callers can directly dial 9-1-1 from phones associated with multi-line...read more
Texas Senate Bill 788 signed into lawBackground on Kari’s LawOn May 15, 2015, Governor Abbott signed Senate Bill 788 (Kari’s Law). The law represents the culmination of efforts in the aftermath of the murder of Kari Hunt in a motel room in Marshall, Texas....read more
H.R.3403 - NET 911 Improvement Act of 2008 - Signed into LawH.R. 3403, sponsored by Representative Bart Gordon of Tennessee, was signed into law on 2008-07-23. This law amends the IP-Enabled Voice Communications and Public Safety Act of 1999 and requires that...read more