OUCH! Ready for a $10,000 fine?

March 23, 2020


Yep, you heard it correctly.  If you're not in compliance with Kari's Law, you could get hit with a $10k fine. 

Covene's E911 Compliance Package

Through July 31, 2020, we are offering our E-911 assessment, Kari's Law compliance, and compliance certification package for a one-time fixed fee.

Go to sleep at night knowing you are in compliance with Kari's Law, have a strategy to achieve compliance with Ray Baum's Act, and have saved yourself from a $10,000 fine.  Why not leave it to the experts and take the weight off your IT department's shoulders?  They probably have enough going on already, especially with the work from home push due to COVID-19 (Coronavirus Disease).

The Covene E911 Compliance Package Includes: 

  • Comprehensive dial-plan review and remediation to ensure complaince with Kari's Law - must be compliant today!
  • Customized plan for achieving complaince with Ray Baum's Act.  Must be compliant by 1/6/2021
  • Proof of compliance certification
  • Fixed engagement fee of $1500 (thru July 31, 2020)

Penalties for Non-compliance

To put it simply, there's a $10,000 fine for non-compliance1, plus an additional $500 fine per day. As Kari's law is enforced by the Communications Act of 1934, the below sections detail applicable penalties.

SEC. 501. [47 U.S.C. 501] GENERAL PENALTY
Any person who willfully and knowingly does or causes or suffers to be done any act, matter, or thing, in this Act prohibited or declared to be unlawful, or who willfully and knowingly omits or fails to do any act, matter, or thing in this Act required to be done, or willfully and knowingly causes or suffers such omission or failure, shall upon conviction thereof, be punished for such offense, for which no penalty (other than a forfeiture) is provided in this Act, by a fine of not more than $10,000 or by imprisonment for a term not exceeding one year, or both;

Any person who willfully and knowingly violates any rule, regulation, restriction, or condition made or imposed by the Commission under authority of this Act, or any rule, regulation, restriction, or condition made or imposed by any international radio or wire communications treaty or convention, or regulations annexed thereto, to which the United States is or may hereafter become a party, shall, in addition to any other penalties provided by law, be punished, upon conviction thereof, by a fine of not more than $500 for each and every day during which such offense occurs.

(1) Communications Act of 1934

Better yet, just skip the fees!


Dalton Woolsey
CCIE Collaboration #65061



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