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Despite Maryland’s complex system for assessing 9-1-1 fees, collection of the funds is infrequently audited ― an issue that drew concern from a legislative commission this summer after years of incorrect billing by a major mobile carrier and has now drawn scrutiny from legislative auditors.

An Office of Legislative Audits review released publicly this week included recommendations for ways to review whether payments to the state’s 9-1-1 Trust Fund are made properly to support emergency call centers throughout the state.

State Sen. Cheryl C. Kagan (D-Montgomery), who chairs the Commission to Advance Next-Generation 911 Across Maryland, will introduce ….

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