Laws, Regulations & Annotations

Business Taxes Law Guide – Revision 2011

Emergency Telephone Users Surcharge Law


Article 4. Purpose

Section 41150

41150. Purpose. The Legislature hereby declares and finds that to enable public agencies to implement "911" emergency phone systems required by the provisions of Chapter 1005 of the 1972 Regular Session (Article 6 (commencing with Section 53100) of Chapter 1 of Part 1 of Division 2 of Title 5 of the Government Code) it is necessary that a surcharge be imposed upon amounts paid by every person in the state for intrastate telephone communication services in this state. This bill will provide funding for basic 911, basic 911 (including telephone central office identification) 911 with selective routing or a combination of the above. These services will include incoming 911 lines/trunks, 911 answering positions including common control equipment, transfer lines and transfer positions. In addition, this part will provide funding for incremental costs.