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

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. 

 

E911 for Higher Education 

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.

It’s nearing the end of summer, and schools are beginning to gear up for the start of a new year.  As budgets come in, we implore your school to consider investing in E911.  With a rise in unpredictable events occurring on school campuses, it is vital to have an emergency preparedness plan which places the security of the entire school community above all else. In order to get further insight into how exactly E911 can benefit your school, we spoke with one of our long-time customers, the Palm Beach County School District.

Important Update

In the wake of the newest FCC Report and Order, adopted on August 1st, many companies are going to be in need of investing in an E911 solution. The Report and Order provides rules detailing Kari’s Law and the Ray Baum Act. While the dust is still settling around what exactly this means for businesses nationwide, the requirement of “dispatchable location” has emerged as an important concept.