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South Dakota Public Utilities Commission Meeting
Tuesday, September 4, 2001; 1:30 P.M.
State Capitol Building, Room 412
Pierre, South Dakota
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NOTE: Notice is further given to persons with disabilities that this Commission meeting is being held in a physically accessible place. If you have special needs, please notify the Commission and we will make all necessary arrangements.
ADDENDUM TO THE AGENDA
On June 11, 2001, Qwest Corporation filed revisions to its Exchange and Network Services Catalog for approval. The purpose of the revisions is to introduce N11 service. The specific N11 services being deployed are 211 - public, health, and community services; 311 - non-emergency police, fire, and municipal business; 511 - road and traffic conditions; and 711 - telecommunications relay service for the speech and hearing impaired. Qwest is requesting that these services be accorded a fully competitive status. Qwest is also asking for an effective date as early as possible after June 29, 2001. On July 10, 2001, the South Dakota Department of Human Services and Sprint Communications, LP, were granted intervention. The Commission suspended the tariff sheets a July 24, 2001, regular meeting. At the August 16, 2001, regular meeting, Help!Line Center, Inc. was granted intervention. The hearing in this matter is scheduled for September 7, 2001, in Pierre. On August 31, 2001, Qwest amended its filing.
TODAY, how shall the Commission proceed?
Deputy Executive Director