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Iowa Telecommunications and Technology Commission

During the 1994 legislative session, the Iowa General Assembly passed and the Governor signed SF2089. By statute, a three member telecommunications and technology commission is established with the sole authority to supervise the management, development, and operation of the Iowa Communications Network and ensure that all components of the network are technically compatible. The commission will ensure that the network operates in an efficient and responsible manner for the purpose of providing the best economic service attainable to the network users consistent with the state's financial capacity. The commission will ensure that educational users and the use, design, and implementation for educational applications be given the highest priority concerning use of the network. The commission will provide for the centralized, coordinated use and control of the network. In 1996, the General Assembly expanded the commission membership to five.


Education Telecommunications Council

During the 1994 legislative session, the Iowa General Assembly passed and the Governor signed SF2089. By statute, an 18 member education telecommunications council was created to establish scheduling and site usage policies for educational users of the network, coordinate the activities of the regional telecommunications councils, and develop proposed rules and changes to rules for recommendation to the commission. The council will also recommend long-range plans for enhancements needed for educational applications.

 

Regional Telecommunications Councils

During the 1994 legislative session, the Iowa General Assembly passed and the Governor signed SF2089. By statute, 15 Regional Telecommunications Councils were to be created to deal with regional and local issues concerning educational uses of the Iowa Communications Network.

 

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