Texas Utilities Code - Section 56.108. Selection Of Telecommunications Relay Access Service Carrier
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§ 56.108. SELECTION OF TELECOMMUNICATIONS RELAY ACCESS
SERVICE CARRIER. (a) The commission shall select one
telecommunications carrier to provide the statewide
telecommunications relay access service.
(b) The commission shall make a written award of the
contract to the telecommunications carrier whose proposal is the
most advantageous to this state, considering:
(2) the interests of the community of persons with an
impairment of hearing or speech in having access to a high quality
and technologically advanced telecommunications system; and
(3) any other factor listed in the commission's
request for proposals.
(c) The commission shall consider each proposal in a manner
that does not disclose the contents of the proposal to a
telecommunications carrier making a competing proposal.
(d) The commission's evaluation of a telecommunications
carrier's proposal shall include the:
(1) charges for the service;
(2) service enhancements proposed by the carrier;
(3) technological sophistication of the network
proposed by the carrier; and
(4) date proposed for beginning the service.
Acts 1997, 75th Leg., ch. 166, § 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1997.
Last modified: August 11, 2007