Proposed budget-reconciliation legislation introduced in the U.S. House calls for $10 bill...

House budget legislation includes $10 billion in federal NG911 funding – Urgent Comms – Urgent Communications

Proposed budget-reconciliation legislation introduced in the U.S. House calls for $10 billion in federal funding to support implementing IP-based next-generation 911 (NG911) in the United States during the next four years, according to language in the massive multi-trillion-dollar budget-reconciliation proposal. Grant money would be available to support eligible entities “implementing [NG911], operating and maintaining [NG911], training related to implementing, maintaining and operating [NG911], … and planning and implementation activities,” according to legislative text released on Thursday. In addition to the $10 billion for the NG911 grant program, the legislation calls for $80 million to be spent to establish a Next …

 

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