772.218. – NUMBER AND LOCATION IDENTIFICATION
Excerpt from 9-1-1 Legislation that applies to the
Jurisdiction of the Tarrant County 9-1-1 District
- As part of computerized 9-1-1 service, a service supplier shall furnish for each call the telephone number of the subscriber and the address associated with the number.
- A business service user that provides residential facilities and owns or leases a publicly or privately owned telephone switch used to provide telephone service to facility residents shall provide to those residential end users the same level of 9-1-1 service that a service supplier is required to provide under Subsection (a) to other residential end users in the district.
- Information furnished under this section is confidential and is not available for public inspection.
- A business service user that owns or leases a publicly or privately owned telephone switch used to provide telephone services to nonaffiliated businesses shall provide to those business end users the same level of 9-1-1 service that a service supplier is required to provide under Subsection (a) to other business end users in the district.
- A business service user that owns or leases a publicly or privately owned telephone switch used to consolidate telephone services at two or more physical addresses shall provide a level of 9-1-1 service that identifies an accurate physical address and telephone number for each 9-1-1 call. For purposes of this section, each floor of a multi-tenant building is a different physical address.
- A hotel, motel, or similar lodging facility that does not operate with a 24-hour, seven-day on-site telephone operator must use a system that furnishes the telephone number and location of the individual unit from which a 9-1-1 call is placed.
- A service supplier, business service user, or lodging facility that implements the network and database enhancements necessary to provide a service described in Subsection (b), (d), (e), or (f), including a supplier, user, or facility that is not required to provide the service, is not liable to a person who uses a 9-1-1 system created under this subchapter for the release to the district of the information specified in this section.
- Subsections (d) and (e) do not apply to a telecommunications system installed by a public school district or a state agency.
- Subsections (d), (e), and (f) apply only to a telecommunications system installed on or after September 1, 2003.
Acts 1989, 71st Leg., ch. 678, § 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1989. Amended by Acts 1993, 73rd Leg., ch. 936, § 13, eff. Aug. 30, 1993; Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 638, § 14, eff. Sept. 1, 1995; Acts 2003, 78th Leg., ch. 84, § 1, eff. Sept. 1, 2003.