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The legislation listed below includes key 2021 enactments related to the 911 system, such as administration, fees and funding, 911 telecommunicator reclassification and Next Generation 911 (NG911). 

It does not include appropriations, bills regarding the federally mandated 988 suicide and crisis lifeline unless they involve coordination with 911 and certain issues specific to 911 telecommunicators such as retirement. Note that states may also refer to 911 telecommunicators as public safety telecommunicators, 911 operators or 911 specialists, among other titles. See NCSL’s 911 Bill Tracking Database for a more complete list of 911 legislation introduced and enacted in 2021.


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Aggressive Driving and Street Racing

In response to several years of escalating aggressive driving behaviors—post-pandemic traffic fatalities are still exceptionally high —states have taken legislative action to address street exhibitions and aggressive driving, increase penalties and expand the scope of previous legislation.
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