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§ 2855.1. Direct access to 9-1-1 service required

Oklahoma Statutes AnnotatedTitle 63. Public Health and Safety

Oklahoma Statutes Annotated
Title 63. Public Health and Safety (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 57. Emergency Telephone Services
Nine-One-One Voice over Internet Protocol (Voip) Emergency Service Act
63 Okl.St.Ann. § 2855.1
§ 2855.1. Direct access to 9-1-1 service required
DIRECT ACCESS TO 9-1-1 SERVICE REQUIRED
A. A business owner or operator that owns or controls a telephone system or equivalent system which utilizes Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) enabled service and provides outbound dialing capacity or access shall be required to configure the telephone or equivalent system to allow a person initiating a 9-1-1 call on the system to directly access 9-1-1 without an additional code, digit, prefix, postfix, or trunk-access code.
B. A business owner or operator that provides residential or business facilities utilizing a telephone system or equivalent system as described in subsection A, shall configure the telephone or equivalent system to provide a notification to a central location on the site of the residential or business facility when a person within the residential or business facility dials 9-1-1, provided the business owner or operator's system is able to be configured to provide such notification without an improvement to the system's hardware. The requirement of this subsection does not require a business owner or operator to have a person available at the central location to receive such notification.
C. Telephone service providers and Interconnected VoIP Service providers shall, within sixty (60) days following the enactment of this act,1 and at least once annually thereafter, provide written notification detailing the provisions of this act to any current commercial customers operating in this state who may be affected by this act. Such providers shall inform any new commercial customers of the requirements of this act at the time service is initiated.
D. The provisions of this act shall apply to the extent such provisions are not inconsistent with or preempted by federal law.

Credits

Laws 2016, c. 146, § 2, eff. Jan. 1, 2017.

Footnotes

Title 63, § 2855.1.
63 Okl. St. Ann. § 2855.1, OK ST T. 63 § 2855.1
Current with emergency effective legislation through Chapter 3 of the Second Regular Session of the 59th Legislature (2024). Some sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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