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General Assembly

 

Raised Bill No. 5276

February Session, 2016

 

LCO No. 1304

 

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Referred to Committee on PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY

 

Introduced by:

 

(PS)

 

AN ACT REQUIRING INSTRUCTIONS FOR DIALING 9-1-1 ON OR ADJACENT TO CERTAIN MULTILINE TELEPHONES.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

Section 1. (NEW) (Effective July 1, 2016) Any business firm, as defined in section 12-631 of the general statutes, or state agency, as defined in section 1-79 of the general statutes, that uses a multiline telephone system that cannot directly access the enhanced 9-1-1 service by dialing or otherwise accessing the three digits "9-1-1" shall prominently display instructions on how to access the enhanced 9-1-1 service on or adjacent to each telephone connected to such multiline telephone system.

This act shall take effect as follows and shall amend the following sections:

Section 1

July 1, 2016

New section

Statement of Purpose:

To require business firms and state agencies to display instructions on how to dial 9-1-1 on or adjacent to certain multiline telephones.

[Proposed deletions are enclosed in brackets. Proposed additions are indicated by underline, except that when the entire text of a bill or resolution or a section of a bill or resolution is new, it is not underlined.]