49-31-47 Statewide program to provide telecommunications services for state residents with disabili...
Statewide program to provide telecommunications services for state residents with
disabilities that prevent them from using a telephone.
The Department of Human Services shall
establish and administer a statewide program to purchase and distribute telecommunication devices
to residents of this state who have disabilities that prevent them from using a telephone and establish
a dual party relay system making all phases of public telecommunications service available to
persons who are deaf, severely hearing impaired or speech impaired. This program may be
implemented through contracts with public or private organizations that provide services to persons
who are deaf or persons with other severe disabilities.
Source: SL 1989, ch 401, § 1; SL 1997, ch 267, § 1.