|(a) Unless otherwise required by law, the office may
prescribe all forms or other documents required to implement this
subchapter and may require that the forms or other documents be submitted
(b) Any notice required by these rules to be sent by
the office may be provided electronically and the office is entitled
to rely on an email address provided by an applicant, grant recipient
or other person, including a political subdivision or broadband service
provider, for all purposes relating to notification. Applicants and
grant recipients must provide an email address that is designated
for receipt of notices from the office.
(c) If notice cannot be sent electronically, the office
shall provide notice by regular U.S. Mail and the office is entitled
to rely on the mailing address currently on file for all purposes
relating to notification.
(d) Service of notice by the office is complete and
receipt is presumed on:
(1) the date the notice is sent, if sent before 5:00
p.m. by electronic mail;
(2) the date after the notice is sent, if sent after
5:00 p.m. by electronic mail; or
(3) three business days after the date it is placed
in the mail, if sent by regular U.S. Mail.
(e) When multiple recipients receive notice under §16.34(a)
of this subchapter resulting in more than one date of service as determined
under subsection (d) of this section, the date that a broadband provider
receives notice for the purpose of §16.34 of this subchapter
is the latest service date for that notice.