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Procurement Assistance

Procurement Preference for Resident Bidders

Published: 1/31/2019 3:10 PM

Preference For Resident Bidders- this is required for all school districts

Prior to a contract being awarded to the lowest responsible and responsive bidder on a contract by a public agency, a resident bidder of the Commonwealth shall be given a preference against a nonresident bidder registered in any state that gives or requires a preference to bidders from that state. The preference shall be equal to the preference given or required by the state of the nonresident bidder. See below for details.

Kentucky Administrative Regulations 200 KAR.
Affidavit for Claiming Resident Bidder Status


Powerpoint presentation on Kentucky Preference Laws



​Tonya Hartley
Office of Finance and Operations​
Division of Budget and Financial Management
300 Sower Blvd., 5th Floor
Frankfort, KY 40601
(502) 564-2351
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