(1) The Administrator is a corporation not for profit incorporated pursuant to the provisions of Chapter 617, F.S., and designated by the Florida Public Service Commission to administer the telecommunications relay service system and the distribution of specialized telecommunications devices pursuant to the provisions of Part II of Chapter 427, F.S., and rules and regulations adopted by the Commission.
(2) For the purposes of implementing Part II of Chapter 427, F.S., the Florida Telecommunications Relay, Inc. is designated as the Administrator identified in Section 427.704(2), F.S. The Administrator’s offices are located at 1311 N. Paul Russell Road, Suite 101-B, Tallahassee, FL 32301-4860, telephone number (850)656-1414.
(3) The Administrator will be responsible for receiving and distributing funds from the operating fund. The Administrator will expend no funds from the operating fund to be used to pay for the cost of the Advisory Committee. The Administrator will expend no funds from the operating fund to be used to pay for entertainment.
(4) The Administrator shall remit payment from available operating funds for all bills rendered by the Provider of relay services within 15 days of receipt. If the Administrator challenges the accuracy of a bill, payment may be withheld only for the challenged portion of the bill and the Administrator shall present to the Commission any unresolved billing issues within 30 days of the bill’s original due date.
Rulemaking Authority 427.704(8) FS. Law Implemented 427.703(8), 427.705(1) FS. History-New 2-25-92, Amended 9-16-92.