(50 ILCS 751/20)
(Section scheduled to be repealed on July 1, 2015)
Sec. 20. Wireless Service Emergency Fund; uses. The Wireless Service Emergency Fund is created as a special fund in the State treasury. Subject to appropriation, moneys in the Wireless Service Emergency Fund may only be used for grants for emergency telephone system boards, qualified government entities, or the Department of State Police. These grants may be used only for the design, implementation, operation, maintenance, or upgrade of wireless 9-1-1 or E9-1-1 emergency services and public safety answering points, and for no other purposes.
The moneys received by the Department of State Police from the Wireless Service Emergency Fund, in any year, may be used for any costs relating to the leasing, modification, or maintenance of any building or facility used to house personnel or equipment associated with the operation of wireless 9-1-1 or wireless E9-1-1 emergency services, to ensure service in those areas where service is not otherwise provided.
Moneys from the Wireless Service Emergency Fund may not be used to pay for or recover any costs associated with public safety agency equipment or personnel dispatched in response to wireless 9-1-1 or wireless E9-1-1 emergency calls.
(Source: P.A. 91-660, eff. 12-22-99.)
Last modified: February 18, 2015