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Virginia Code Title 15.2. Counties, Cities and Towns § 15.2-6628. Definitions

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(a) A 9-1-1 system established under this subchapter must be capable of transmitting requests for firefighting, law enforcement, ambulance, and medical services to a public safety agency that provides the requested service at the location from which the call originates.  A 9-1-1 system may provide for transmitting requests for other emergency services, including poison control, suicide prevention, and civil defense.

(b) A public safety answering point may transmit emergency response requests to private safety entities, with the approval of the board and the consent of each participating jurisdiction and emergency services district serving the relevant area.  A participating jurisdiction's or emergency services district's consent may be withdrawn at any time.

(c) With the consent of a participating county or municipality, a privately owned automatic intrusion alarm or other privately owned automatic alerting device may be installed to cause the number 9-1-1 to be dialed to gain access to emergency services.

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