From With its proposed enhanced-911 legislation, the state of Michigan is focusing mainly on the level of location granularity provided to the emergency call center based on the type of business location, ranging from a single, one-story building to a multi-story, multi-building campus.

Michigan’s pending legislation calls for:

Granular location information: Depending on the built form housing the caller, there are particular details required in the location data sent to the PSAP. For example, a single one-story building, which is less than 40,000 square feet in area, would require the caller’s “specific location” and building street address to be included in the location information delivered to the PSAP.

Dialing instructions: An organization must post emergency dialing instructions within five feet of any communications device if the MLTS does not allow the direct dialing of 911.

Non-compliance penalties: If an organization does not follow E911 protocol, it may be hit with a penalty ranging from $500 to $5,000 for each offense.

To learn more, register for 911 Enable’s webinar on Michigan’s pending E911 legislation here.