Bill Summary

HB 587 Public Safety Emergency Communications Systems (2021 Session)
by Snyder Co Sponsors: Caruso
Public Safety Emergency Communications Systems: Revises requirements for minimum radio signal strength for fire department communications; requires State Fire Marshal to adopt minimum radio coverage design criteria for public safety emergency communications systems & minimum standards for interior radio coverage & signal strength in buildings; requires local jurisdiction's public safety emergency communications system be certified as meeting or exceeding certain criteria before new & existing buildings are required to install, or to be assessed for, two-way radio communications enhancement systems; requires local jurisdictions to produce radio coverage heatmaps; prohibits local jurisdictions from withholding certificates of occupancy under certain circumstances. Effective Date: July 1, 2021
Referred to Insurance & Banking Subcommittee; State Administration & Technology Appropriations Subcommittee; Commerce Committee
Now in Insurance & Banking Subcommittee
Died in Insurance & Banking Subcommittee
Filed on 01/29/21
No amendments to this bill text filed.
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