2017 ORS 403.137¹
Operation of multiline telephone system

(1) As used in this section, “workplace”:

(a) Includes hallways, lobbies, conference rooms, rest rooms, break rooms, elevators, laboratories, warehouse space and other areas of a building in which employees or volunteers perform work or that are accessible on a regular basis by employees, volunteers or members of the public; and

(b) Does not include wall thickness, shafts, heating or ventilation spaces, mechanical or electrical spaces or other areas not accessible on a regular basis by employees, volunteers or members of the public.

(2) Except as provided in subsection (3) of this section, the operator of a multiline telephone system installed at least 12 months after January 1, 2014, shall provide information so that the appropriate primary public safety answering point is able to query the automatic location identification database and obtain an emergency response location identifier that includes at least the street address and building name for the location from which an emergency call originates.

(3) Subsection (2) of this section does not apply to the operator of:

(a) A key telephone system;

(b) Any other multiline telephone system serving a workplace that comprises less than 10,000 square feet on a single level and is located on one tract, as defined in ORS 215.010 (Definitions), of land; and

(c) Wireless telecommunications services.

(4) If a multiline telephone system requires a caller to dial a prefix before dialing an outgoing call, the manager of the multiline telephone system installed at least 12 months after January 1, 2014, shall make a diligent effort to ensure that users of the system are aware of the procedures for making an emergency call to 9-1-1.

(5) When applicable, the operator of a multiline telephone system installed at least 12 months after January 1, 2014, shall arrange, as soon as practicable after installation of a new system or record completion of actual changes, to update the automatic location identification database with valid address information and a call-back number for the multiline telephone system from the appropriate master street address guide so that the emergency response location identifier specifies the emergency response location of the caller.

(6) An update to the automatic location identification database must match the direct inward dialing number automatic location identification database record indicator, to the extent that the operator of a multiline telephone system assigns the direct inward dialing number of the station or the emergency response location as the automatic location identification database record indicator.

(7) Without regard to the date of installation, the following persons are not liable for civil damages or penalties as a result of an act or omission, except willful or wanton misconduct, in connection with the development, adoption, operation or implementation of a database or the multiline telephone system:

(a) A provider.

(b) A manufacturer of the multiline telephone system.

(c) A manager of the multiline telephone system.

(d) An operator of the multiline telephone system.

(e) A 9-1-1 jurisdiction. [2013 c.305 §4; 2015 c.27 §40; 2015 c.247 §12]

(formerly 401.710 to 401.790)

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Alloca­tion of tax funds in connec­tion with nontelephonic items such as radio, microwave and computer components, (1982) Vol. 42, p 239

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 403—Emergency Telecommunications System, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors403.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 403, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano403.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
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