A. There is established within VITA a Division of Public Safety Communications (the Division), which shall be headed by a Virginia Public Safety Communications Coordinator, appointed by the CIO with the advice and consent of the 9-1-1 Services Board. The Division shall consist of such personnel as the CIO deems necessary. The operating expenses, administrative costs, and salaries of the employees of the Division shall be paid from the Wireless E-911 Fund created pursuant to § 56-484.17.
B. The Division shall provide staff support to the 9-1-1 Services Board and encourage, promote, and assist in the development and deployment of statewide enhanced emergency telecommunications systems.
2000, c. 1064, § 2.1-563.35:4; 2001, c. 844, § 2.2-1710; 2003, cc. 981, 1021; 2009, c. 614; 2011, c. 138; 2016, c. 361.