1. An E911 communications council is established. The council consists of the following eleven members:
a. One person appointed by the commissioner of public safety.
b. One person appointed by the Iowa state sheriffs' and deputies' association.
c. One person appointed by the Iowa association of chiefs of police and peace officers.
d. One person appointed by the Iowa emergency medical services association.
e. One person appointed by the Iowa association of professional firefighters.
f. One person appointed by the Iowa firemen's association.
g. One person appointed by the Iowa chapter of the national emergency number association.
h. One person appointed by the Iowa chapter of the association of public safety communications officials- international, inc.
i. One person appointed by the Iowa emergency management directors association.
j. Two persons appointed by the Iowa telephone association, with one person appointed to represent telephone companies having fifteen thousand or more customers and one person appointed to represent telephone companies having less than fifteen thousand customers.
2. The council shall coordinate the development of and mediate disputes relating to E911 systems and service in this state. The council shall oversee the planning, implementation, and operation of E911 communications services. The council shall mediate issues relating to addressing, call routing, E911 database, E911 network, equipment, and surcharge collection which arise between and among E911 service boards, telephone companies, and other providers and users of E911 communications services.
3. The authority of the council is limited to the issues specifically identified in this section and does not preempt the authority of the utilities board, created in section 474.1, to act on issues within the jurisdiction of the utilities board.
96 Acts, ch 1219, §64
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