The Federal Communications Commission will seek public comment on proposed new rules to require that 911 calls made from hotels, offices and campuses automatically include precise location information, such as room or floor number or the location of the office or desk from which the call originates. Congress directed the agency to take this action as part of the RAY BAUM’S Act adopted earlier this year. The FCC also proposes rules to implement the Kari’s Law Act, also enacted earlier this year. Kari’s Law, which we summarized in a previous alert, mandates direct 911 dialing.
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