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Final Rule for 911 Grant Program

Date: 
August 03, 2018
Docket Number: 
170420407–8048–02

AGENCY: National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), Commerce (DOC); and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), Department of Transportation (DOT).

ACTION: Final rule.

SUMMARY: This action revises the implementing regulations for the 911 Grant Program, as a result of the enactment of the Next Generation 911 (NG911) Advancement Act of 2012. The 911 Grant Program provides grants to improve 911 services, E–911 services, and NG911 services and applications.

DATES: This final rule becomes effective on August 3, 2018. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For program issues: Daniel Phythyon, Telecommunications Policy Specialist, Office of Public Safety Communications, National Telecommunications and Information Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Room 4076, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–5802; email: DPhythyon@ntia.doc.gov; or Laurie Flaherty, Coordinator, National 911 Program, Office of Emergency Medical Services, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, NPD–400, Washington, DC 20590; telephone: (202) 366–2705; email: Laurie.Flaherty@dot.gov.

For legal issues: Michael Vasquez, Attorney-Advisor, Office of the Chief Counsel, National Telecommunications and Information Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Room 4713, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–1816; email: MVasquez@ntia.doc.gov; or Megan Brown, Attorney-Advisor, Office of the Chief Counsel, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, NCC–300, Washington, DC 20590; telephone: (202) 366–1834; email: Megan.Brown@dot.gov.

For media inquiries: Stephen F. Yusko, Public Affairs Specialist, Office of Public Affairs, National Telecommunications and Information Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Room 4897, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–7002; email: press@ntia.doc.gov; or Karen Aldana, Public Affairs Specialist, Office of Communications and Consumer Information, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, Room W52–306, Washington, DC 20590; telephone: (202) 366–3280; email: karen.aldana@dot.gov.