Title 39
Public Utilities and Carriers

Chapter 21.1
911 Emergency Telephone Number Act

R.I. Gen. Laws 39-21.1-9



 39-21.1-9.  Pay telephones, dialing without a coin.

Every pay station telephone of a telephone common carrier served from a central office having a dial-tone-first capability shall permit a caller to dial 911, or to reach an operator by dialing "0," without first inserting a coin or paying any other charge. No telephone common carrier shall eliminate the dial-tone-first capability from any central office having this capability on June 13, 1986.

History of Section.
P.L. 1986, ch. 152, 1.