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Take Action to Support Telecommunicator Reclassification

On 3/7/2019, Rep. Torres formally introduced the 911 SAVES Act, which (if passed) will reclassify Public Safety Telecommunicators and dispatchers. This is a huge moment for everyone working in 9-1-1, and a great opportunity to have our voices heard. Here’s how you can help:

  • Get up to speed. First, read our press release on the proposed legislation and our original comments supporting reclassification for a quick refresher on the issue. Then, read up on Representative Torres’ bill in the 911 SAVES Primer.

  • Email and tweet directly at your elected officials. Use NENA’s new Online Action Center to reach out directly to your local congressional offices by clicking here.

  • Signal boost. This isn’t just a NENA members issue—share the above link with friends, family, and on social media! You can post the below image (downloadable here) to your social networks of choice to help spread the word and strengthen our voice.

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