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Title Ongoing Funding for 911 Resource Center
Status Senate Committee on Judiciary Refer Amended to Appropriations (01/29/2024)
Bill Subjects
  • Local Government
  • Telecommunications & Information Technology
House Sponsors R. English (D)
Senate Sponsors R. Fields (D)
House Committee
Senate Committee Judiciary
Date Introduced 01/17/2024

Legislative Oversight Committee Concerning the Treatment
of Persons with Behavioral Health Disorders in the Criminal and
Juvenile Justice Systems. The bill requires the general assembly to
annually appropriate $250,000 from the general fund to the department
of regulatory agencies for use by the public utilities commission (PUC)
to fund the operations of the Colorado 911 resource center (center). The
center is required to provide to the PUC quarterly a report outlining the
use of the funding provided, and the PUC is required to include an
accounting of the expenditure and uses of this funding in an annual report
that current law requires it to make to the members of the general
To help ensure that the training, guidance, and assistance provided
by the center to 911 professionals, including public safety access point
(PSAP) personnel, local 911 emergency call service authorities, and
PSAPs, is useful and is being effectively implemented, and that the
funding provided by the bill is being expended efficiently and effectively,
the center is required to:
  • Survey 911 professionals regarding their perception of the
quality of the training;
  • Survey local 911 emergency call service authorities and
PSAPs to determine the extent to which the training,
guidance, and assistance is being implemented and the
extent to which it is helping them to improve efficiency,
crisis response decisions, and outcomes in response to both
behavioral health crisis calls specifically and all emergency
calls received; and
  • Summarize survey results in each quarterly report to the

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