EMERGENCY 9-1-1 SERVICE ENABLING ACT (EXCERPT)
Act 32 of 1986
***** 484.1408 THIS SECTION IS REPEALED BY ACT 260 OF 2012 EFFECTIVE DECEMBER 31, 2021 *****
***** Subsection (6) does not apply after September 30, 2015 *****
484.1408 State 9-1-1 service charge by service supplier; retention of percentage to cover supplier's costs; deposit of money in emergency 9-1-1 fund; collection, deposit, and distribution of money; distribution of amount for integrated IP-based 9-1-1 mapping system; administration costs; applicability of subsection (6); methods of distribution to primary PSAPs by county; rules to establish standards for receipt and expenditure of funds.
(1) Except as otherwise provided under this act, a service supplier shall bill and collect a state 9-1-1 service charge per month as determined under section 401a. The service supplier shall list the state 9-1-1 service charge authorized under this act as a separate line item on each bill. The service charge shall be listed on the bill as the "state 9-1-1 charge".
(2) Each service supplier may retain 2% of the state 9-1-1 charge collected under this act to cover the supplier's costs for billing and collection.
(3) Except as otherwise provided under subsection (2), the money collected as the state 9-1-1 charge under subsection (1) shall be deposited in the emergency 9-1-1 fund created in section 407 no later than 30 days after the end of the quarter in which the state 9-1-1 charge was collected.
(4) Except as otherwise provided under section 401a(5), all money collected and deposited in the emergency 9-1-1 fund created in section 407 shall be distributed as follows:
(a) 82.5% shall be disbursed to each county that has a final 9-1-1 plan in place. Forty percent of the 82.5% shall be distributed quarterly on an equal basis to each county, and 60% of the 82.5% shall be distributed quarterly based on a population per capita basis. Money received by a county under this subdivision shall only be used for 9-1-1 services as allowed under this act. Money expended under this subdivision for a purpose considered unnecessary or unreasonable by the committee or the auditor general shall be repaid to the fund.
(b) 7.75% shall be available to reimburse local exchange providers for the costs related to wireless emergency service. Any cost reimbursement allowed under this subdivision shall not include a cost that is not related to wireless emergency service. A local exchange provider may submit an invoice to the commission for reimbursement from the emergency 9-1-1 fund for allowed costs. Within 45 days after the date an invoice is submitted to the commission, the commission shall approve, either in whole or in part, or deny the invoice.
(c) 6.0% shall be available to PSAPs for training personnel assigned to 9-1-1 centers. A written request for money from the fund shall be made by a public safety agency or county to the committee. The committee shall semiannually authorize distribution of money from the fund to eligible public safety agencies or counties. A public safety agency or county that receives money under this subdivision shall create, maintain, and make available to the committee upon request a detailed record of expenditures relating to the preparation, administration, and carrying out of activities of its 9-1-1 training program. Money expended by an eligible public safety agency or county for a purpose considered unnecessary or unreasonable by the committee or the auditor general shall be repaid to the fund. The commission shall consult with and consider the recommendations of the committee in the promulgation of rules under section 413 establishing training standards for 9-1-1 system personnel. Money shall be disbursed on a biannual basis to an eligible public safety agency or county for training of PSAP personnel through courses certified by the committee only for either of the following purposes:
(i) To provide basic 9-1-1 operations training.
(ii) To provide in-service training to employees engaged in 9-1-1 service.
(d) 1.88% shall be credited to the department of state police to operate a regional dispatch center that receives and dispatches 9-1-1 calls, and 1.87% shall be credited to the department of state police for costs to administer this act and to maintain the office of the state 9-1-1 coordinator.
(5) For fiscal year 2010-2011 only, an amount not to exceed $1,700,000.00 is distributed to the department of state police for an integrated IP-based 9-1-1 mapping system in this state. The money distributed under this subsection is for the restricted purpose of matching funds for the state's award of a grant under the grant program established under the federal ensuring needed help arrives near callers employing 911 act of 2004 to be used solely for the acquisition and deployment of a state integrated IP-based 9-1-1 mapping system. All costs associated with the state integrated IP-based 9-1-1 mapping system including, but not limited to, its construction, administration, and maintenance shall only be paid from money distributed under this subsection and any federal grant money.
(6) From money not distributed to local exchange providers under subsection (4)(b), an amount not to exceed $150,000.00 shall be annually distributed to the department of treasury to fund a portion of the department's costs in administering this act. This subsection does not apply after September 30, 2015.
(7) Money received by a county under subsection (4)(a) shall be distributed by the county to the primary PSAPs geographically located within the 9-1-1 service district by 1 of the following methods:
(a) As provided in the final 9-1-1 service plan.
(b) If distribution is not provided for in the 9-1-1 service plan under subdivision (a), then according to any agreement for distribution between a county and a public agency.
(c) If distribution is not provided for in the 9-1-1 service plan under subdivision (a) or by agreement between the county and public agency under subdivision (b), then according to the population within the geographic area for which the PSAP serves as primary PSAP.
(d) If a county has multiple emergency 9-1-1 districts, money for that county shall be distributed as provided in the emergency 9-1-1 districts' final 9-1-1 service plans.
(8) The commission shall consult with and consider recommendations of the committee in the promulgation of rules under section 413 establishing the standards for the receipt and expenditure of 9-1-1 funds under this act. Receipt of 9-1-1 funds under this act is dependent on compliance with the standards established under this subsection.
History: Add. 1999, Act 78, Imd. Eff. June 28, 1999
Am. 2003, Act 244, Eff. Jan. 1, 2004
Am. 2004, Act 89, Imd. Eff. Apr. 22, 2004
Am. 2006, Act 74, Imd. Eff. Mar. 20, 2006
Am. 2007, Act 165, Imd. Eff. Dec. 21, 2007
Am. 2008, Act 48, Eff. Jan. 1, 2008
Am. 2010, Act 206, Imd. Eff. Oct. 12, 2010
Am. 2010, Act 284, Imd. Eff. Dec. 16, 2010
Am. 2011, Act 146, Imd. Eff. Sept. 21, 2011
Am. 2013, Act 113, Imd. Eff. Sept. 24, 2013
Compiler's Notes: Enacting section 1 of Act 48 of 2008 provides:"Enacting section 1. This amendatory act is retroactive and is effective January 1, 2008."
Popular Name: 9-1-1
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