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What will the charges be?
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The following is a summary of the charges for copies of public information that have been adopted by the attorney general.


(1) Standard paper copy—$.10 per page.

 

(2) Nonstandard-size copy:

(A) Diskette—$1.00;

(B) Magnetic tape—actual cost;

(C) Data cartridge—actual cost;

(D) Tape cartridge—actual cost;

(E) Rewritable CD (CD-RW)—$1.00;

(F) Non-rewritable CD (CD-R)—$1.00;

(G) Digital video disc (DVD)—$3.00;

(H) JAZ drive—actual cost;

(I) Other electronic media—actual cost;

(J) VHS video cassette—$2.50;

(K) Audio cassette—$1.00;

(L) Oversize paper copy (e.g.: 11 inches by 17 inches, greenbar, bluebar, not including maps and photographs using specialty paper)—$.50;

(M) Specialty paper (e.g.: Mylar, blueprint, blueline, map, photographic)—actual cost.

 

(3) Labor charge:

(A) For programming—$35.62 per hour;

(B) For locating, compiling, and reproducing—$18.75 per hour.

 

(4) Overhead charge—20 % of labor charge.

 

(5) Microfiche or microfilm charge:

(A) Paper copy—$.10 per page;

(B) Fiche or film copy—Actual cost.

 

(6) Remote document retrieval charge—Actual cost.

 

(7) Computer resource charge:

(A) Mainframe—$10 per CPU minute;

(B) Midsize—$1.50 per CPU minute;

(C) Client/Server system—$2.20 per clock hour;

(D) PC or LAN—$1.00 per clock hour.

 

(8) Miscellaneous supplies—Actual cost.

 

(9) Postage and shipping charge—Actual cost.

 

(10) Photographs—Actual cost as calculated in accordance with § 70.9(5) of this title.

 

(11) Maps—Actual cost as calculated in accordance with § 70.9(4) of this title.

 

(12) Other costs—Actual cost.

 

(13) Outsourced/Contracted Services—Actual cost for the copy. May not include development costs.    (14) No Sales Tax—No Sales Tax shall be applied to copies of public information.


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