FCC 54.516 Revised as of December 4, 2012
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§ 54.516 Auditing.
(a) Recordkeeping requirements —(1) Schools and libraries. Schools and
libraries shall retain all documents related to the application for,
receipt, and delivery of discounted telecommunications and other
supported services for at least 5 years after the last day of service
delivered in a particular Funding Year. Any other document that
demonstrates compliance with the statutory or regulatory requirements
for the schools and libraries mechanism shall be retained as well.
Schools and libraries shall maintain asset and inventory records of
equipment purchased as components of supported internal connections
services sufficient to verify the actual location of such equipment for
a period of five years after purchase.
(2) Service providers. Service providers shall retain documents related
to the delivery of discounted telecommunications and other supported
services for at least 5 years after the last day of the delivery of
discounted services. Any other document that demonstrates compliance
with the statutory or regulatory requirements for the schools and
libraries mechanism shall be retained as well.
(b) Production of records . Schools, libraries, and service providers
shall produce such records at the request of any representative
(including any auditor) appointed by a state education department, the
Administrator, the FCC, or any local, state or federal agency with
jurisdiction over the entity.
(c) Audits. Schools, libraries, and service providers shall be subject
to audits and other investigations to evaluate their compliance with
the statutory and regulatory requirements for the schools and libraries
universal service support mechanism, including those requirements
pertaining to what services and products are purchased, what services
and products are delivered, and how services and products are being
used. Schools and libraries receiving discounted services must provide
consent before a service provider releases confidential information to
the auditor, reviewer, or other representative.
[ 69 FR 55111 , Sept. 13, 2004]
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