49-31-47 Communication devices and services provided to persons with disabilities.
Communication devices and services provided to persons with disabilities.
Department of Human Services shall establish and administer a statewide program to provide
telecommunication and other communication devices and services to residents of this state who have
disabilities that prevent them from having communication access and maintain a dual party relay
system making all phases of public telecommunications and communication 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; SL 2014, ch 221, § 1.