2.13.106 NONPROFIT ORGANIZATION USE OF THE STATE TELECOMMUNICATION SYSTEMS ALLOWED
(1) The state telecommunication systems are available for use by in-state nonprofit organizations that meet one of the following three criteria:
(a) there is a close connection between the organization and the state;
(b) the state is significantly involved in the activities of the organization;
(c) the organization performs a public function traditionally performed by the state.
(2) Nonprofit organizations must make written requests to the Department of Administration for access to its systems. These written requests must provide adequate detailed information for the department to determine if the nonprofit organization meets any of the criteria defined above. Use of the state's telecommunication systems shall be authorized for organizations meeting the criteria based upon the technical requirements of the nonprofit organizations needs as indicated by the request and the potential impact on state agency use of the systems. In consultation with the appropriate agency, the department will approve or disapprove requests for access by nonprofit organizations within 180 days of receipt of written requests. Nonprofit organizations will be billed for use of the state's telecommunication systems under procedures and at rates developed by the department.
History: 2-17-302, MCA; IMP, 2-17-302, MCA; NEW, 1987 MAR p. 2086, Eff. 11/13/87.