Legislation creating a statewide 911 system has been signed into law by Missouri Governor Mike Parson.
The Bolivar Republican traveled to Springfield to sign the bill Friday.
Governor Mike Parson tells the Missourinet that first responders do a job "that most of us don't want to do"
The bill gives counties the authority to impose a monthly fee to fund 911 service in that county, upon voter approval.
Under the law, the monthly fee could not exceed $1.50 per device.