47 USC 615b - Definitions

As used in this Act:
(1) Secretary 
The term Secretary means the Secretary of Transportation.
(2) State 
The term State means any of the several States, the District of Columbia, or any territory or possession of the United States.
(3) Public safety answering point; PSAP 
The term public safety answering point or PSAP means a facility that has been designated to receive 911 calls and route them to emergency service personnel.
(4) Wireless carrier 
The term wireless carrier means a provider of commercial mobile services or any other radio communications service that the Federal Communications Commission requires to provide wireless 911 service.
(5) Enhanced wireless 9–1–1 service 
The term enhanced wireless 911 service means any enhanced 911 service so designated by the Federal Communications Commission in the proceeding entitled Revision of the Commissions Rules to Ensure Compatibility with Enhanced 911 Emergency Calling Systems (CC Docket No. 94102; RM8143), or any successor proceeding.
(6) Wireless 9–1–1 service 
The term wireless 911 service means any 911 service provided by a wireless carrier, including enhanced wireless 911 service.
(7) Emergency dispatch providers 
The term emergency dispatch providers shall include governmental and nongovernmental providers of emergency dispatch services.