Greg Abbott


Voice Over Internet Protocol services \\"VOIP\\" - No Texas statute or administrative rule expressly prohibits a county from offering inmates VOIP services; provision of VOIP services must comply with the Commission on Jail Standards requirements for inmate telephone services as well as any other applicable state and federal regulations|Voice Over Internet Protocol services \\"VOIP\\" - A county may only charge a fee for the service if the fee is designed to recover the costs directly and reasonably incurred in providing the service|Proceeds generated from an inmate telephone contract are county funds, and they may be used for any legitimate county purpose.

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