Notice of Proposed Permanent Rules
TITLE 145. OKLAHOMA DEPARTMENT OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT
CHAPTER 15. OKLAHOMA 9-1-1 MANAGEMENT AUTHORITY
Notice of proposed PERMANENT rulemaking
Rule Impact Statement
Subchapter 1. Administrative Operations [NEW]
145:15-1-1. Purpose [NEW]
145:15-1-2. Definitions [NEW]
145:15-1-3. Computation of time [NEW]
145:15-1-4. Availability of forms and documents [NEW]
145:15-1-5. Petition requesting promulgation, amendment or repeal of a rule [NEW]
145:15-1-6. Filing and disposition of petitions for declaratory rulings [NEW]
145:15-1-7. Relief from rules [NEW]
Subchapter 3. Oklahoma 9-1-1 Management Authority [NEW]
145:15-3-1. Officers [NEW]
145:15-3-2. Committees [NEW]
145:15-3-3. Meetings [NEW]
Subchapter 5. Reporting Requirements [NEW]
145:15-5-1. Annual reports [NEW]
145:15-5-2. Audits of service providers [NEW]
Subchapter 7. Disbursement of 9-1-1 Telephone Fees [NEW]
145:15-7-1. Annual determination of eligibility and population [NEW]
145:15-7-2. Escrow of funds [NEW]
Subchapter 9. Grant program [NEW]
145:15-9-1. Purpose [NEW]
145:15-9-2. Application process [NEW]
145:15-9-3. Award process [NEW]
145:15-9-4. Grant administration and evaluation [NEW]
The purpose of the proposed rules is to establish procedures and guidelines for the implementation and enforcement of the Oklahoma 9-1-1 Management Authority Act, 63 O.S., Sections 2861, et seq. created by HB 3126. The Act created the Oklahoma 9-1-1 Management Authority and charged the Authority with overseeing the development and regulation of 9-1-1 emergency systems in the state and managing the distribution of all 9-1-1 telephone fees collected under the Act. The proposed emergency rules provide for definitions, establish general operating procedures, create officers and committees, establish meeting requirements, specify annual report requirements, provide for audits of service providers, establish guidelines for the determination of eligibility and population for the disbursement of fees, provide for the escrow of funds, and establish grant program procedures and requirements.
Department of Emergency Management; 2016 Okla. Sess. Laws ch. 324, § 12
Written comments will be accepted until the close of business on March 14, 2018 at the Department of Emergency Management. Written comments may be mailed to the Department of Emergency Management, PO BOX 53365, Oklahoma City, OK 73152, or emailed to Lance.Terry@oem.ok.gov.
A public hearing for proposed permanent rulemaking will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 15, 2018 at the Sequoyah-Will Rogers Concourse Theater, located at 2400 North Lincoln Boulevard, Sequoyah-Will Rogers Tunnel, Oklahoma City, OK 73152. Anyone who wishes to speak must sign in at the door by 1:35 p.m.
REQUESTS FOR COMMENTS FROM BUSINESS ENTITIES:
Business entities affected by these proposed rules are requested to provide the agency with information, in dollar amounts if possible, about the increase in the level of direct costs, indirect costs, or other costs expected to be incurred by the business entity due to compliance with the proposed rules. Business entities may submit this information in writing by the conclusion of the comment period and public hearing on Thursday, March 15, 2018 at the Department of Emergency Management at the above addresses.
COPIES OF PROPOSED RULES:
Copies of the proposed rules may be obtained from the Department of Emergency Management, 2401 North Lincoln Boulevard, Sequoyah-Will Rogers Tunnel, Oklahoma City, OK 73105. The proposed rules are also available on the Oklahoma 9-1-1 Management Authority website at http://www.ok.gov/911.
RULE IMPACT STATEMENT:
Pursuant to 75 O.S., §303(D), a rule impact statement will be prepared and may be obtained from the Department of Emergency Management at the above addresses beginning February 15, 2018.
Lance Terry, Statewide 9-1-1 Coordinator, Oklahoma 9-1-1 Management Authority, 405-521-2481, or Lance.Terry@oem.ok.gov.