To cap the amount of 9-1-1 phone service taxes a county may impose at 42 cents per line per month, or up to $3 per line with a vote of the people. Counties that currently collect more could continue to do so, but any increases would be subject to these limits. The bill would also extend the sunset on these taxes from 2009 to 2014, and make other revisions.
Received in the Senate on December 2, 2008
Referred to the Senate Homeland Security & Emerging Technologies on December 2, 2008
Reported in the Senate on December 10, 2008
With the recommendation that the substitute (S-4) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered in the Senate on December 10, 2008
To replace the previous version of the bill with one that revises details but does not change the substance of the bill as previously described.
The substitute passed by voice vote in the Senate on December 10, 2008