TITLE 39
Public Utilities and Carriers

CHAPTER 39-21
E-911 Uniform Emergency Telephone System Division

SECTION 39-21-4


§ 39-21-4 Advisory commission.

(a) There shall be an E-911 uniform emergency telephone system advisory commission consisting of fourteen (14) members to be appointed in the following manner: five (5) members shall be the director of the department of health or his or her designee, the fire marshal or his or her designee, the colonel of the Rhode Island state police or his or her designee, the state telecommunications director or his or her designee, and the administrator of the division of public utilities and carriers or his or her designee; three (3) members shall be appointed by the speaker of the house: one of whom shall be a member of the house of representatives, and one of whom shall be a representative of the police chiefs' association, and one of whom shall be a representative of the telecommunication services provided that is the primary provider to the E 9-1-1 PSAP; three (3) members shall be appointed by the president of the senate; one of whom shall be a member of the senate, one of whom shall be representative of the fire chiefs' association, one of whom shall be a representative of the wireless telecommunication industry; and three (3) members shall be appointed by the governor: two (2) of whom shall be representatives of the public, one of whom shall be representative of the Rhode Island league of cities and towns.

(b) Members of the commission shall serve five (5) year terms, except for ex officio members.

(c) The advisory commission may make such recommendations and give such advice to the executive director of the division as it deems appropriate.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1989, ch. 126, art. 36, § 5; P.L. 1998, ch. 150, § 2; P.L. 2001, ch. 180, § 82.)