This is the 10th Annual Report by the Federal Communications Commission to Congress that identifies how 911 user feew are distributed by each state in the union. One of the highlights of this report identifies six states and one territory as diverting or transferring 911/E911 feesfor purposes other than 911/E911.
- Montana, New Jersey, New York, Nevada, Rhode Island, West Virginia, and the U.S. Virgin Islands diverted 911/E911 fees for purposes other than 911/E911.
- Montana, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island and West Virginia used a portion of their 911/E911 funds for either non-public safety or unspecified uses (New York, Montana and Rhode Island transferred 911/E911 fees to their general funds).
- New Jersey, New York, Nevada, West Virginia, and the U.S. Virgin Islands used a portion of their 911/E911 funds to support non-911 related public safety programs.
- The total amount of 911/E911 funds diverted by all reporting jurisdictions in calendar year 2017 was $284,968,912.66, or approximately 9.70% of total 911/E911 fees collected.
For the full 122 page report, visit here!