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403.08 WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS SERVICE PROVIDER.
    Subdivision 1.[Repealed by amendment, 2002 c 372 s 10]
    Subd. 2.[Repealed by amendment, 2002 c 372 s 10]
    Subd. 3.[Repealed by amendment, 2002 c 372 s 10]
    Subd. 4.[Repealed by amendment, 2002 c 372 s 10]
    Subd. 5.[Repealed by amendment, 2002 c 372 s 10]
    Subd. 6.[Repealed by amendment, 2002 c 372 s 10]
    Subd. 7. Duties. Each wireless telecommunications service provider shall cooperate in
planning and implementing integration with enhanced 911 systems operating in their service
territories to meet Federal Communications Commission-enhanced 911 standards. Each wireless
telecommunications service provider shall annually develop and provide to the commissioner
good-faith estimates of installation and recurring expenses to integrate wireless 911 service into
the enhanced 911 networks to meet Federal Communications Commission phase one wireless
enhanced 911 standards. The commissioner shall coordinate with counties and affected public
safety agency representatives in developing a statewide design and plan for implementation.
    Subd. 8.[Repealed, 2006 c 260 art 6 s 21]
    Subd. 9. Scope. Planning considerations must include cost, degree of integration into
existing 911 systems, the retention of existing 911 infrastructure, and the potential implications of
phase 2 of the Federal Communications Commission wireless enhanced 911 standards.
    Subd. 10. Plan integration. Counties shall incorporate the statewide design when modifying
county 911 plans to provide for integrating wireless 911 service into existing county 911 systems.
The commissioner shall contract with the involved wireless service providers and 911 emergency
telecommunications service providers to integrate cellular and other wireless services into
existing 911 systems where feasible.
    Subd. 11. Liability. (a) No wireless enhanced 911 emergency telecommunications service
provider, its employees, or its agents are liable to any person for civil damages resulting from or
caused by any act or omission in the development, design, installation, operation, maintenance,
performance, or provision of enhanced 911 wireless service, except for willful or wanton
misconduct.
(b) No wireless carrier, its employees, or its agents are liable to any person who uses
enhanced 911 wireless service for release of subscriber information required under this chapter to
any public safety answering point.
    Subd. 12. Notification of subscriber. A provider of wireless telecommunications services
shall notify its subscribers at the time of initial subscription and four times per year thereafter that
a 911 emergency call made from a wireless telephone is not always answered by a local public
safety answering point but may be routed to a State Patrol dispatcher and that, accordingly, the
caller must provide specific information regarding the caller's location.
History: 1977 c 311 s 8; 1980 c 614 s 123; 1997 c 202 art 3 s 20; 2002 c 372 s 10; 2005 c
136 art 10 s 11; 2006 c 260 art 6 s 5