BILL NO. 174
2nd Session, 60th General Assembly
57 Elizabeth II, 2008
Private Member's Bill
Emergency "911" Act
Harold Theriault Jr
First Reading: May 15, 2008
This Bill enables an emergency notification system to be established that will allow emergency service agencies to contact telephone customers within an emergency service zone regarding an imminent danger or emergency that may affect those customers' health, safety or welfare.
1 Chapter 4 of the Acts of 1992, the Emergency "911" Act, is amended by adding immediately after Section 8 the following Section:
(2) A person who provides an emergency notification system referred to in subsection (1) is a CLEC within the meaning of this Act.
(3) Maritime or a CLEC shall, upon request, provide to each emergency service agency in an emergency service zone the telephone number and address data, including all listed, unlisted and unpublished numbers and addresses for each telephone customer within the emergency service zone.
(4) Maritime or a CLEC may charge a reasonable fee to provide the information referred to in subsection (3).
(6) The information referred to in subsection (3) must only be used for the purpose of this Section.
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