Kansas Employment First Oversight Commission Annual Report


State Policies & Initiatives: 
Policies and Programs

~~“The Employment First Oversight Commission  was established during the 2011 Kansas Legislative Session and became law on July 1, 2011. The Employment First law (K.S.A. 44-1136-38) details the duties and responsibilities of the oversight commission, sets as the official policy of the State of Kansas that competitive and integrated employment is the first option when serving people with disabilities, established definitions of "competitive" and "integrated" employment, and details the requirements of state agencies to conform to the law. This is a five member commission appointed by leaders of the House and Senate and the Governor.”

  • Department of Rehabilitation Services
  • Department of Education
  • Employer Engagement
  • Cross-Agency Collaboration / Partnerships
  • Data Sharing
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