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The FCC adopted a Report and Order on August 1, 2019. These regulations, which provide rules for Kari’s Law and Ray Baum’s Act, may be more stringent than your current state E911 legislation.

If you are not already aware, the FCC adopted a Report and Order on August 1, 2019 that affects all businesses nationwide. 

The FCC adopted a Report and Order on August 1, 2019. These regulations, which provide rules for Kari’s Law and Ray Baum’s Act, may be more stringent than your current state E911 legislation. However, if your state’s regulations are in fact more stringent than federal legislation, the state law then takes precedence. In essence, always aim to comply with the more stringent regulations. 

 

We’ve been reviewing the new FCC Report and Order quite a bit, and the most pressing mandates seem to pertain to Kari’s Law.  Luckily, it is not so difficult for your company to comply with these newly outlined requirements.  In fact, we are here to make compliance as easy as possible for your enterprise.  Below, we will explain Kari’s Law and the actions you need to take to fulfill the FCC’s Order.    

 

The Mission

The FCC adopted a Report and Order on August 1, 2019. These regulations, which provide rules for Kari’s Law and Ray Baum’s Act, may be more stringent than your current state E911 legislation. However, if your state’s regulations are in fact more stringent than federal legislation, the state law then takes precedence. In essence, always aim to comply with the more stringent regulations. 

 

On August 1, 2019, the FCC adopted an official Report and Order, which affects all enterprises nationwide.  The FCC was adamant that no exceptions be made for small businesses, non-profits, government agencies, or medical facilities.  Everyone will be required to follow these new requirements.  We are still waiting for the Order to be published in the Federal Register, which will determine exact deadlines.  However, we do know the Report and Order provides rules for both Kari’s Law and the Ray Baum Act.  These rules will affect your business’s communication system, specifically reg