49-31-98 Agencies to establish cost recovery mechanism for certain mandated services--Exemption.
Agencies to establish cost recovery mechanism for certain mandated services--Exemption.
Any decision or order by any agency which requires the provision of
telecommunications services, in excess of voice grade local exchange service, shall establish a cost
recovery method or mechanism to ensure that the telecommunications company will be able to
recover the cost of the investment or expense in a period not to exceed ten years, from the services
that result from such mandate. These costs may be recovered either regionally or statewide at the
discretion of the agency. This section does not affect any decision or order made by any agency to
comply with 47 U.S.C. § 251 as of January 1, 1999.
Source: SL 1999, ch 225, § 1.