3 AAC 53.830 - Service requirements

Current through April 6, 2022

(a) A private pay telephone service provider shall use coin telephone instruments registered with the Federal Communications Commission, under the provisions of 47 C.F.R. 68 in effect on October 11, 1995.
(b) Repealed 1/1/2016.
(c) A private pay telephone must accept incoming calls unless the premises owner or tenant-in-charge requests, or the commission orders under AS 42.05.291, the private pay telephone service provider to block incoming calls.
(d) The private pay telephone service provider may limit the duration of incoming calls; however, the limit may not be less than three minutes. For a limited duration call, a disconnection warning must be given one minute before disconnection and 30 seconds before disconnection. No other calls may be limited in duration.
(e) A private pay telephone service provider must use a positive acceptance system for an automated collect call. A positive acceptance system permits completion of the call only if the called party affirmatively accepts the call by an oral statement or a signal entered from the called party's telephone keypad.
(f) A private pay telephone must be compatible with hearing-aid devices.
(g) A private pay telephone must be accessible to persons with disabilities as required by the following federal statutes and regulations, in effect as of October 11, 1995:
(1) 42 U.S.C. 12101 - 12213 (Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990);
(2)36 C.F.R. 1191; and
(3)28 C.F.R. 36.


3 AAC 53.830
Eff. 9/20/96, Register 139; am 1/1/2016, Register 217, April 2016

Authority:AS 42.05.141

AS 42.05.151

AS 42.05.291

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