(1) Funds distributed to a certified PSAP from the 9-1-1 systems account established by 10-4-304, MCA, may be used by the certified PSAP for 9-1-1 purposes for any of the uses set out in the department's February 13, 2018, list of allowable uses, adopted by reference in this rule. The list is available on the department's website at sitsd.mt.gov/PublicSafetyCommunications.
(2) If items, services, or personnel are used or employed for a purpose other than the 9-1-1 system, the department shall allocate funds based on the cost attributable only to the 9-1-1 system. A certified PSAP shall:
(a) advise the department that items, services, or personnel are used or employed for a purpose other than the 9-1-1 system;
(b) calculate the cost of the items, services, or personnel attributable to the 9 1 1 system and provide the calculation and cost to the department; and
(c) provide information verifying the use and calculation upon request by the department.
(3) A certified PSAP may further distribute funds to a local government entity or tribal government participating with the certified PSAP in the 9-1-1 system for any of the uses described in (1).