Arkansas 911 Board

State Board Assigned with Oversight/Management of 911 Surcharge for Wireless, VoIP, and Non-Traditional

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the effective date for the Arkansas Public Safety Fee?
Effective October 1, 2019, providers should add the Public Safety Fee in the amount of $1.30 to customer bills for for wireless (post-paid), VoIP Services, and any non-traditional communications services. Effective October 1, 2019, retailers should add the 10% Public Safety Fee to retail transactions for prepaid communications services.
When is the 2020 PSAP Certification Due?
An extension was originally granted under Executive Order 20-06. On June 18, 2020, the Board established July 15, 2020 as the new due date to submit the 2020 PSAP Certification.
What are the timelines for the quarterly PSAP distribution?
1Q20 PSAP Distribution - Checks were mailed on June 19, 2020 2Q20 PSAP Distribution - Distributions will be made via ACH Transactions on or around September 18, 2020 3Q20 PSAP Distribution - Distributions will be made via ACH Transactions on or around December 18, 2020 4Q20 PSAP Distribution - Distributions will be made via ACH Transactions on or around March 19, 2021

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