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House Bill 1508


House Bill 1508

ARCHIVE (2003)

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL


211 human services system. Requires the Indiana telephone relay access corporation for the hearing and speech impaired (InTRAC) to provide funding to a 211 service provider that: (1) is recognized by the utility regulatory commission (IURC); and (2) provides telephone services that allow the use of the 211 dialing code to access a human services information and referral system. Allows a recognized 211 provider to request funding from InTRAC as needed periodically to continue providing 211 services. Requires InTRAC, upon receiving the request, to apply to the IURC for an increase in its monthly surcharge collected through local exchange companies. Provides that the amount of the surcharge adjustment requested must be sufficient to allow InTRAC to continue providing services that meet the requirements imposed on telephone companies by the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Current Status:
 In Committee - first House
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