10-4-304. Establishment of 9-1-1 accounts. (1) Beginning July 1, 2018, there is established in the state special revenue fund an account for fees collected for 9-1-1 services pursuant to 10-4-201.
(2) Funds in the account are statutorily appropriated to the department, as provided in 17-7-502. Except as provided in subsection (3), beginning July 1, 2018, funds that are not used for the administration of this chapter by the department are allocated as follows:
(a) 75% of the account must be deposited in an account for distribution to local government entities that host public safety answering points in accordance with 10-4-305 and with rules adopted by the department in accordance with 10-4-108; and
(b) 25% of the account must be deposited in an account for distribution in the form of grants to private telecommunications providers, local government entities that host public safety answering points, or both in accordance with 10-4-306.
(3) Beginning July 1, 2018, all money received by the department of revenue pursuant to 10-4-201 must be paid to the state treasurer for deposit in the appropriate account.
(4) The accounts established in subsections (1) and (2) retain interest earned from the investment of money in the accounts.