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SECTION 325
Definitions
County (CNT) CHAPTER 11, ARTICLE 6-A
§ 325. Definitions. When used in this article, the following words and
phrases shall have the following meanings unless the specific context
clearly indicates otherwise:

1. "Wireless telephone service" shall have the same meaning as the
term "wireless communications service" as defined in section three
hundred one of this chapter.

2. "Wireless telephone service supplier" shall have the same meaning
as the term "wireless communications service supplier" as defined in
section three hundred one of this chapter.

3. "Service supplier" means a telephone corporation which provides
local exchange access service within a 911 service area.

4. "Enhanced wireless 911 service" means the service required to be
provided by wireless telephone service suppliers pursuant to the FCC
order.

5. "FCC order" means all orders issued by the Federal Communications
Commission pursuant to the proceeding entitled "Revision of the
Commission's Rule to Ensure Compatibility with Enhanced 911 Emergency
Calling Systems" (CC Docket No. 94-102; RM-8143), or any successor
proceeding, regarding the delivery of ANI and ALI as of the dates and
according to the other criteria established therein and the rules
adopted by the Federal Communications Commission in any such proceeding,
as such rules may be amended from time to time.

6. "Automatic number identification" or "ANI" means the delivery or
receipt of the telephone number assigned to the wireless device being
used to place a 911 call.

7. "Automatic location information" or "ALI" means the delivery or
receipt of the approximate geographic location, as specified in the FCC
order, of the wireless device being used to place a 911 call.

8. "Basic wireless 911 service" means the ability of wireless
telephone service subscribers to dial the digits 9-1-1 and be connected
to a local public safety answering point or a state public safety
answering point.

9. "State public safety answering point" means a site designated and
operated by the division of state police for the purposes of receiving
emergency calls from customers of a wireless telephone service supplier.

10. "Local public safety answering point" means a site designated and
operated by a local governmental entity for the purpose of receiving
emergency calls from customers of a wireless telephone service supplier.

11. "Wireless telecommunications facility" means any unstaffed
facility used in the receipt and transmission of wireless telephone
service, including but not limited to antennas, ancillary
telecommunications equipment and telecommunications towers or poles.

12. "Direct dispatch" shall mean that the public safety answering
point can, by encoding or toning, alert the responding agency without
having to relay or reroute calls unless the call originates outside the
jurisdiction.

13. "Board" shall mean the New York state 911 board.

14. "Jurisdictional protocol" shall mean a written agreement entered
into by two or more law enforcement agencies setting forth procedures to
ensure the organized, coordinated, and prompt mobilization of personnel,
equipment, services, or facilities in order to achieve the fastest
response to a 911 emergency.

15. "Fund" shall mean the statewide public safety communications
account established pursuant to section ninety-seven-qq of the state
finance law.

16. "Eligible wireless 911 service costs" shall mean costs eligible
for reimbursement and shall include the actual costs incurred by the
locality related to the design, installation, operation, or maintenance
of a system to provide enhanced wireless 911 service, including, but not
limited to, hardware, software, consultants, financing and other
acquisition costs.

17. "Expedited deployment funding" means eligible wireless 911 costs
estimated to be incurred by local public safety answering points for
enhanced wireless 911 service.