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18-422 - State agencies; thirdparty electronic service provider authorization; definitions
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18-422. State agencies; third-party electronic service provider authorization; definitions
A. Any state agency may authorize a person to be a third-party electronic service provider.
B. The written agreement between the state agency and the authorized third-party electronic service provider may be for a limited number of services and may limit the persons that may receive the services.
C. An authorized third-party electronic service provider must meet all of the requirements established by the state agency and must be selected through a competitive bid process.
D. An authorized third-party electronic service provider:
1. Shall submit to the state agency all statutorily prescribed fees and taxes it collects and deposit pursuant to sections 35-146 and 35-147 the fees and taxes with the state treasurer.
2. May collect and retain a reasonable and commensurate fee for its services.
E. For the purposes of this section:
1. "Authorized third-party electronic service provider" means an entity that has executed a written agreement with a state agency and that is authorized by the state agency to provide electronic transmission services between the state agency, private citizens, other government agencies and public and private entities in this state or in any other state, territory or country.
2. "Person" includes a corporation, company, partnership, firm, association or society.
3. "State agency" means any department, office, agency, commission, board or other instrumentality of this state that receives, spends or disburses state monies or incurs obligations against this state.