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TITLE 1 ADMINISTRATION
PART 10DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION RESOURCES
CHAPTER 207TELECOMMUNICATIONS SERVICES DIVISION
RULE §207.3TEX-AN Usage; Requests For TEX-AN Services
ISSUE 09/13/2002
ACTION Final/Adopted
Preamble Texas Admin Code Rule

(a)Authorized Users. The following categories of entities are authorized TEX-AN users:

  (1)State agencies must use TEX-AN to the fullest extent possible;

  (2)Each house of the legislature and legislative agencies may contract with the department for TEX-AN services;

  (3)Institutions of higher education authorized to use TEX-AN may allow students, who reside in the institution of higher education housing for which the institution provides telephone service, use of the institution's TEX-AN services;

  (4)Local governments that choose to use TEX-AN services must contract with the department pursuant to the Interlocal Cooperation Act, Chapter 791, Texas Government Code Annotated; and

  (5)private institutions of higher education accredited by recognized accrediting agencies, as defined by §61.003, Education Code, that:

    (A)engage in distance learning, as defined by §57.021, Utilities Code;

    (B)receive federal funds for distance learning initiatives; and

    (C)complete an application form provided by TSD, which is found to be true and correct.

(b)Requests for TEX-AN Services. All requests for TEX-AN services must be addressed to the TSD and documented as prescribed in TSD's procedures.

This agency hereby certifies that the adoption has been reviewed by legal counsel and found to be a valid exercise of the agency's legal authority.

Filed with the Office of the Secretary of State on August 28, 2002

TRD-200205662

Renee Mauzy

General Counsel

Department of Information Resources

Effective date: September 17, 2002

Proposal publication date: June 14, 2002

For further information, please call: (512) 475-2153



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