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(a)(1)?In the case of state-supported institutions of higher education and state-supported postsecondary vocational-technical schools, the provisions of this chapter shall apply to business and administrative applications of information technology but do not apply to academic and research applications.
(2)?On-campus telecommunications systems shall also be exempt from the provisions of this chapter except when they are connected to the state telecommunications network infrastructure.
(3)?On-campus telecommunications systems shall be defined as those bounded by the outer perimeter of contiguous campus property.
(b)(1)?A state-supported institution of higher education, a post-secondary vocational-technical school, an area vocational school, or a public school district may request technical assistance regarding information technology from the Division of Information Systems.
(2)(A)?Assistance shall be provided by the division free of charge within a reasonable period.
(B)?However, the requesting institution shall reimburse the division for any actual expenses incurred while providing requested technical assistance.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Massachusetts General Laws Part II. Real and Personal Property and Domestic Relations (Ch. 183-210) Ch. 208, § 55 - last updated January 01, 2020 | https://codes.findlaw.com/ma/part-ii-real-and-personal-property-and-domestic-relations-ch-183-210/ma-gen-laws-ch-208-sect-55/
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