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WVC 31 - 15 C- 11 §31-15C-11. Required reporting by state entities.
(a) The Secretary of Administration shall submit a written report to the council by the thirty-first day of October of each year describing in detail the existing broadband infrastructure owned, leased, used, or operated by the state; broadband infrastructure purchased by the state; the demand for the infrastructure in the state; and whether or not that infrastructure is available to the public. If significant changes to any of the information submitted to the council occur, the secretary of administration shall submit a written update to the council within sixty days of the change or in the next report, whichever date is sooner.

(b) The Secretary of Administration shall submit a written report to the council by the thirty-first day of October of each year describing in detail the state portal, any state services or programs that are available to the public on the state portal; the amount of usage of the portal; and efforts to create demand for the portal. If significant changes to any of the information submitted to the council occur, the secretary of administration shall submit a written update to the council within sixty days of the change or in the next report, whichever date is sooner.

(c) The chancellor of the higher education policy commission shall submit a written report to the council by the thirty-first day of October of each year describing in detail the existing broadband infrastructure owned, leased, used, operated, or purchased by all public baccalaureate and graduate institutions in the state; all programs or initiatives designed to increase the usage of broadband and broadband based educational applications in the public baccalaureate and graduate institutions; and all training provided to instructors in the use of broadband and broadband based educational applications. If significant changes to any of the information submitted to the council occur, the chancellor of the higher education policy commission shall submit a written update to the council within sixty days of the change or in the next report, whichever date is sooner.

(d) The chancellor of the West Virginia Council for Community and Technical College Education shall submit a written report to the council by the thirty-first day of October of each year describing in detail the existing broadband infrastructure owned, leased, used, operated, or purchased by all public baccalaureate and graduate institutions in the state; all programs or initiatives designed to increase the usage of broadband and broadband based educational applications in the public baccalaureate and graduate institutions; and all training provided to instructors in the use of broadband and broadband based educational applications. If significant changes to any of the information submitted to the council occur, the chancellor of the West Virginia Council for Community and Technical College Education shall submit a written update to the council within sixty days of the change or in the next report, whichever date is sooner.

(e) The State Superintendent of schools shall submit a written report to the council by the thirty-first day of October of each year describing in detail the existing broadband infrastructure owned, leased, used, operated, or purchased by all state schools; all programs or initiatives designed to increase the usage of broadband and broadband based educational applications in the schools and in Pre-K and early childhood education programs; all training provided to teachers in the use of broadband and broadband based educational applications; the availability of an access to broadband in homes and families with children aged four years to eight years; estimates of the number of families with children aged four years to eight years who are using broadband in the homes; estimates of the ownership of computers in families with children aged four years to eight years; and any unmet demand for broadband infrastructure in state schools. If significant changes to any of the information submitted to the council occur, the state superintendent of schools shall submit a written update to the council within sixty days of the change or in the next report, whichever date is sooner.

(f) The chair of the West Virginia healthcare authority shall submit a written report to the council by the thirty-first day of October of each year describing in detail the existing broadband infrastructure owned, leased, used, operated, or purchased by all hospitals, medical facilities, clinics, or healthcare providers; all programs, initiatives, or applications utilizing broadband that are promoted by hospitals, medical facilities, clinics, or healthcare providers; and any unmet demand for broadband by hospitals, medical facilities, clinics, or healthcare providers.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
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