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GENERAL INFORMATION

Committee NameTask Force on Optimal Public Safety Answering Point (PSAP) ArchitectureAgency NameFederal Communications Commission
Fiscal Year2017Committee Number2517
Original Establishment Date12/2/2014Committee StatusTerminated
Actual Termination Date12/2/2016Committee URLhttp://www.fcc.gov/encyclopedia/task-force-opti...
New Committee This FYNoPresidential Appointments*No
Terminated This FYYesMax Number of Members*unlimited
Current Charter Date12/2/2014Designated Fed Officer Position Title*DFO
Date Of Renewal Charter12/2/2016Designated Federal Officer Prefix
Projected Termination Date12/2/2016Designated Federal Officer First Name*Timothy
Exempt From Renewal*NoDesignated Federal Officer Middle Name
Specific Termination AuthorityAgency determinationDesignated Federal Officer Last Name*May
Establishment Authority*Agency AuthorityDesignated Federal Officer Suffix
Specific Establishment Authority*Second Report & Order and Third Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking in PS Docket No. 11-153Designated Federal Officer Phone*202-418-1463
Effective Date Of Authority*8/13/2014Designated Federal Officer Fax*
Committee Type*ContinuingDesignated Federal Officer Email*timothy.may@fcc.gov
Presidential*No
Committee Function*National Policy Issue Advisory Board
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RECOMMENDATION/JUSTIFICATIONS

Agency Recommendation*Terminate
Legislation to Terminate RequiredNo
Legislation StatusNot Applicable
How does cmte accomplish its purpose?*The duties of the Task Force will be to study and report findings and recommendations on the following issues:1. Optimal PSAP system and network configuration in terms of emergency communications efficiency, performance, and operations functionality;2. Cost projections for conversion to and annual operation of PSAPs that incorporate such optimal system design;3. Comparative cost projections for annual maintenance of all existing PSAPs annually and upgrading them to NG911;4. Recommendations on ways to ensure states use E911 funding for their intended purpose; and5. Whether states that divert E911 funds should be ineligible to participate on various FCC councils, committees, and working groups.
How is membership balanced?*Members of the Task Force will be appointed from among Federal, state, tribal, territorial and/or government agencies, consumer or community organizations or other non-profit entities, the private sector, and the currently constituted Communications Security, Reliability and Interoperability Council (CSRIC) to balance the expertise and viewpoints that are necessary to effectively address the issues to be considered. Each member of the Task Force will be appointed either as a representative of an organization or as a Special Government Employee, as necessary.
How frequent & relevant are cmte mtgs?*Estimated Number of Meetings per Year - 2 Estimated Total Meetings - 42016 Meetings:01/29/20165/6/20169/23/201612/2/16
Why advice can't be obtained elsewhere?*There are approximately 6,800 PSAPs in operation across the nation. This large number of PSAPs potentially increases the costs and resources needed from the communications industry, public safety community, and state, local and tribal governments. Further, public safety communications systems are converting to Next Generation 911 (NG911) in the coming years, which may further add to the costs and resource requirements of the nation’s PSAPs. In addition, a number of states continue to divert critical E911 funding from its intended purposes to unrelated functions. To address these issues, the Task Force shall examine the current structure and architecture of the nation’s PSAPs in order to determine whether additional consolidation of PSAP facilities and architecture would promote greater efficiency of operations, safety of life, and cost containment, while retaining needed integration with local first responder dispatch and support.
Why close or partially close meetings?Not Applicable
Recommendation RemarksNot Applicable
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PERFORMANCE MEASURES

Outcome Improvement To Health Or Safety*YesAction Reorganize Priorities*No
Outcome Trust In GovernmentNoAction Reallocate ResourcesNo
Outcome Major Policy ChangesNoAction Issued New RegulationsNo
Outcome Advance In Scientific ResearchNoAction Proposed LegislationNo
Outcome Effective Grant MakingNoAction Approved Grants Or Other PaymentsNo
Outcome Improved Service DeliveryNoAction OtherNo
Outcome Increased Customer SatisfactionNoAction CommentNot Applicable
Outcome Implement Laws/Reg RequirementsYesGrants Review*No
Outcome OtherNoNumber Of Grants Reviewed0
Outcome CommentNot ApplicableNumber Of Grants Recommended0
Cost Savings*Unable to DetermineDollar Value Of Grants Recommended$0.00
Cost Savings CommentNot ApplicableGrants Review CommentNot Applicable
Number Of Recommendations*12Access Contact Designated Fed. Officer*Yes
Number Of Recommendations CommentNot ApplicableAccess Agency WebsiteYes
% of Recs Fully Implemented*33.00%Access Committee WebsiteYes
% of Recs Fully Implemented CommentNot ApplicableAccess GSA FACA WebsiteYes
% of Recs Partially Implemented*17.00%Access PublicationsNo
% of Recs Partially Implemented CommentNot ApplicableAccess OtherNo
Agency Feedback*YesAccess CommentNot Applicable
Agency Feedback CommentThe agency provides feedback through the Designated Federal Officer.Narrative Description*The FCC's Task Force on Optimal Public Safety Answering Point (PSAP) Architecture was directed to study and report findings and recommendations on structure and architecture in order to determine whether additional consolidation of PSAP infrastructure and architecture improvements would promote greater efficiency of operations, safety of life, and cost containment, while retaining needed integration with local first responder's dispatch and support.
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COSTS

Payments to Non-Federal Members*$0.00Est Payments to Non-Fed Members Next FY*$0.00
Payments to Federal Members*$0.00Est. Payments to Fed Members Next FY*$0.00
Payments to Federal Staff*$60,887.00Estimated Payments to Federal Staff*$0.00
Payments to Consultants*$0.00Est. Payments to Consultants Next FY*$0.00
Travel Reimb. For Non-Federal Members*$0.00Est Travel Reimb Non-Fed Members nextFY*$0.00
Travel Reimb. For Federal Members*$0.00Est Travel Reimb For Fed Members*$0.00
Travel Reimb. For Federal Staff*$0.00Est. Travel Reimb to Fed Staff Next FY*$0.00
Travel Reimb. For Consultants*$0.00Est Travel Reimb to Consultants Next FY*$0.00
Other Costs$0.00Est. Other Costs Next FY*$0.00
Total Costs$60,887.00Est. Total Next FY*$0.00
Federal Staff Support (FTE)*0.40Est. Fed Staff Support Next FY*0.00
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Subcommittees

 
ActionCommittee System IDSubcommittee NameFiscal Year
 COM-031216Cybersecurity2017
 COM-030175Optimal Architecture2017
 COM-028146Optimal Resource Allocation2017
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DATA FROM PREVIOUS YEARS

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Data from Previous Years

 
ActionCommittee System IDCommittee NameFiscal Year
 COM-002519Task Force on Optimal Public Safety Answering Point (PSAP) Architecture2016
 COM-003863Task Force on Optimal Public Safety Answering Point (PSAP) Architecture2015