Texas Utilities Code - Section 56.1085. Special Features For Relay Access Service
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Section: 56.102 56.103 56.104 56.105 56.106 56.107 56.108 56.1085 56.109 56.110 56.111 56.112 56.113 56.151 56.152
§ 56.1085. SPECIAL FEATURES FOR RELAY ACCESS
SERVICE. (a) The commission may contract for a special feature for
the state's telecommunications relay access service if the
(1) the feature will benefit the communication of
persons with an impairment of hearing or speech;
(2) installation of the feature will be of benefit to
the state; and
(3) the feature will make the relay access service
available to a greater number of users.
(b) If the carrier selected to provide the
telecommunications relay access service under Section 56.108 is
unable to provide the special feature at the best value to the
state, the commission may make a written award of a contract for a
carrier to provide the special feature to the telecommunications
carrier whose proposal is most advantageous to the state,
(1) the factors provided by Section 56.108(b); and
(2) the past performance, demonstrated capability,
and experience of the carrier.
(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 considerations provided by
Added by Acts 1999, 76th Leg., ch. 1553, § 2, eff. Sept. 1, 1999.
Last modified: August 11, 2007