Kansas HB 2453: Bidding Preferences for Businesses Employing Individuals with Disabilities

Kansas

This legislation, signed into law by Governor Brownback in 2012, places responsibility for operating the “Kansas Bidders Preference Program” within Kansas Department of Administration In this program, which provides an incentive for certain businesses to hire people with disabilities, a certified business gets certain benefits and advantages when bidding on state contracts. To be certified, a business must meet several requirements, including having at least 20% of their workforce comprised of qualified people with disabilities. This provides an incentive for certain businesses to hire people with disabilities.

State Policies & Initiatives: 
Legislation
Systems: 
  • Department of Workforce Development
  • Medicaid Agencies
Topics: 
  • Employer Engagement
Date Enacted: 
07/01/2012
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