10-4-103. Emergency telephone system requirements. (1) Every public and private safety agency in this state may establish or participate in a basic or enhanced 9-1-1 system.
(2) A basic 9-1-1 system must include:
(a) a 24-hour communications facility automatically accessible anywhere in the 9-1-1 jurisdiction's service area by dialing 9-1-1;
(b) direct dispatch of public and private safety services in the 9-1-1 jurisdiction or relay or transfer of 9-1-1 calls to an appropriate public or private safety agency; and
(c) a 24-hour communications facility equipped with at least two trunk-hunting local access circuits provided by the local telephone company's central office.
(3) An enhanced 9-1-1 system must include, in addition to the requirements for a basic 9-1-1 system:
(a) automatic number identification that automatically identifies and displays the calling telephone number at the public safety answering point; and
(b) automatic location identification that automatically identifies and displays the address of the calling telephone at the public safety answering point.
(4) The primary emergency telephone number within the state is 9-1-1, but a public safety answering point shall maintain both a separate seven-digit secondary emergency number for use by the telephone company operator and a separate seven-digit nonemergency number.
History: En. Sec. 2, Ch. 635, L. 1985; amd. Sec. 3, Ch. 448, L. 1997.