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                            CHAPTER 149-S.F.No. 1051 
                  An act relating to emergency telephone services; 
                  requiring provider of cellular telephone services to 
                  include in its billings a notice regarding 911 calls; 
                  making technical changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 
                  1994, sections 403.02, subdivision 1; 403.07, 
                  subdivision 1; and 403.09; proposing coding for new 
                  law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 403. 
        BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: 
           Section 1.  Minnesota Statutes 1994, section 403.02, 
        subdivision 1, is amended to read: 
           Subdivision 1.  [SCOPE.] For the purposes of sections 
        403.01 to 403.12 this chapter, the terms defined in this section 
        have the meanings given them. 
           Sec. 2.  Minnesota Statutes 1994, section 403.07, 
        subdivision 1, is amended to read: 
           Subdivision 1.  [RULES.] The department of administration 
        shall establish and adopt in accordance with chapter 14, rules 
        for the administration of sections 403.01 to 403.12 this chapter 
        and for the development of 911 systems in the state including: 
           (a) design standards for 911 systems incorporating the 
        standards adopted pursuant to subdivision 2 for the seven-county 
        metropolitan area; and 
           (b) a procedure for determining and evaluating requests for 
        variations from the established design standards. 
           Sec. 3.  Minnesota Statutes 1994, section 403.09, is 
        amended to read: 
           403.09 [ENFORCEMENT.] 
           At the request of the department of administration, the 
        attorney general may commence proceedings in the district court 
        against any person or public or private body to enforce the 
        provisions of sections 403.01 to 403.12 this chapter. 
           At the request of the public utilities commission, the 
        attorney general may commence proceedings before the district 
        court pursuant to section 237.27, against any public utility 
        providing telephone service which refuses to comply with the 
        provisions of sections 403.01 to 403.12 this chapter. 
           Sec. 4.  [403.13] [CELLULAR TELEPHONE USE.] 
           A provider of cellular telephone services in Minnesota 
        shall notify its subscribers at the time of initial subscription 
        and four times per year thereafter that a 911 emergency call 
        made with a cellular telephone is not answered by a local public 
        safety answering point but rather is routed to a state patrol 
        dispatcher and that, accordingly, the caller must provide 
        specific information regarding the caller's location. 
           Presented to the governor May 9, 1995 
           Signed by the governor May 11, 1995, 9:40 a.m.