TITLE 39
Public Utilities and Carriers

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

SECTION 39-21-5


§ 39-21-5 Other references to E-9-1-1 Uniform Emergency Telephone System – References to "the project" or to "9-1-1 system".

(a) Wherever in the Rhode Island general laws, chapters 21 and 21.1 of title 39, reference is made to the "E-911 uniform emergency telephone system", or to "the E-9-1-1 Uniform Emergency Telephone System Authority", or to "the E-9-1-1 authority", or to "the division" or to "E-9-1-1" or to "Next Generation 9-1-1", or "NG 9-1-1" or "Text-to-9-1-1", as an entity, it shall be deemed to mean the E-911 uniform emergency telephone system division within the executive department.

(b) Wherever in the Rhode Island general laws, chapters 21 and 21.1 of title 39, reference is made to "the project" or to "911 system," it shall be deemed to mean the E-9-1-1 uniform emergency telephone system and its respective functions and operations.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1989, ch. 126, art. 36, § 5; P.L. 2002, ch. 206, § 1; P.L. 2002, ch. 261, § 1; P.L. 2016, ch. 516, § 1.)