Clarification: NG 911 Call Center Bill

Due to a drafting error, the bill introduced by Reps. Anna G. Eshoo (D., Calif.), Frank Pallone Jr. (D., N.J.), and Norma Torres (D., Calif.) to support upgrades to 911 call centers (TR Daily, Dec 18) directs the National Telecommunications and Information Administration’s Implementation Coordination Office (ICO) to consult with the Department of Homeland Security and the National Institute for Science and Technology to “provide support to States, localities, vendors, and other entities in addressing cybersecurity issues related to Next Generation 9–1–1 services.” The intention is for the ICO to consult with DHS and the National Institute for Standards and Technology, a spokesperson for Rep. Eshoo explained to TR Daily today.

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