Kari's Law Requires Direct Access to 9-1-1
All businesses with multiline phones MUST provide accessto 9-1-1 without dialing 9 first.
Effective September 1, 2016
Contact your MLTS provider to learn if your phone system iscompliant. Most new phone systems need to bereprogrammed (not replaced); costs if any should be minimal.
If the existing MLTS cannot be reprogrammed or replaced tomeet the direct acess requirement, a one-year waiver shall begranted upon timely submission of an affidavit.
For more information visit texas911.org/karislaw.
Why is it important for me to comply with Kari's Law and Rule 251.16?Lives and property may depend on your compliance.