Code of Maine Rules
65 - DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION
625 - EMERGENCY SERVICES COMMUNICATIONS BUREAU
Chapter 2 - REQUIREMENTS FOR THE ENHANCED 9-1-1 SYSTEM SERVICE PROVIDER AND LOCAL EXCHANGE CARRIERS
Section 625-2-7 - LEC DATABASE PROVIDER REIMBURSEMENT
Current through 2023-52, December 27, 2023
A. Reimbursement of Local Exchange Carriers
The Bureau will reimburse LECs for activities as a Data Provider at a rate of $0.057per access line in the E9-1-1 database per month if the LEC has fulfilled the requirements of Section 7 of this Chapter and if sufficient funds are available pursuant to 25 M.R.S. §2927(3).
LECs shall submit invoices to the Bureau for maintenance costs on a quarterly basis, within 30 days of each quarter ending on the last day of March, June, September, and December.
If the Bureau determines the LEC has not met the requirements of Section 7 of this Chapter, it shall notify the LEC and the Commission within 30 days of receipt of the invoice. The notice shall include reasons for denial of payment.
B. Petition for Different Reimbursement
A LEC may petition the Commission to revise the payment level if it can demonstrate that the $0.057 is insufficient to cover its expenses in preparing, correcting and verifying or updating subscriber information. The LEC and the Bureau shall attempt to agree on a revised payment level. Should agreement not be reached, the Commission shall determine whether a revised payment level should be implemented and the appropriate level.