911 Equalization Surcharge Explained

Provides supplemental funding to regions that do not collect enough money through the 911 service fee to maintain an adequate level of service. Also helps to support 911 rural efforts.

Who put it on the bill?

State Legislature

Who gets the money?

Funding goes to regional 911 planning commissions to implement the 911 service and to the State Department of Health to fund poison research and maintenance of the poison control centers.

Also known as:

  • Equalization Surcharge