The Repository of State Practices (RoSP) is a database of state procurement statutes, regulations, and policies. NASPO’s Research and Innovation team continually update the RoSP. Evaluation Committees evaluation-committees rosp_category The rules concerning the size and composition of evaluation committees for formal solicitations raw KS ST 75-37,102 (b)

(b) Each procurement negotiating committee shall be composed of: (1) The director of purchases, or a person designated by the director; (2) the chief administrative officer of the state agency desiring to make the procurement, or a person designated by the officer; and (3) the secretary of administration, or a person designated by the secretary or, if a procurement involves information technology or services, the executive chief information technology officer or a person designated by the executive chief information technology officer.

http://www.kslegislature.org/li/b2023_24/statute/075_000_0000_chapter/075_037_0000_article/075_037_0102_section/075_037_0102_k/ Public Link 1: Procurement Negotiating Committees are comprised of the Director of Purchases (or a designee), the Chief Administrative Officer of the customer agency (or a designee), the Secretary of Administration (or a designee). If procuring IT, it must also include the Chief Information Technology Officer (or a designee). Goods and Services Procurement goods-and-services-procurement rosp_category State entity with the statutory authority and oversight for the purchasing of goods and services raw KS ST 75-3738 (Article 37. – DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATION)

75-3738. Powers and duties of the director of purchases. The director of purchases shall:
(a) Purchase, rent or otherwise provide for the furnishing of supplies, materials, equipment or contractual services for all state agencies.
(b) Have power to authorize any state agency to purchase directly certain specified supplies, materials, equipment or contractual services under prescribed conditions and procedures.
(c) Prescribe the manner in which supplies, materials and equipment shall be purchased, delivered and distributed.
(d) Prescribe the time, manner and authentication of making requisitions for supplies, materials, equipment and contractual services.
(e) Establish standards of quality and quantity and develop standard specifications in consultation with the several state agencies.
(f) Prescribe the manner of making chemical and physical tests of samples submitted with bids and samples of deliveries to determine compliance with specifications and the manner in which state agencies shall inspect all deliveries of supplies, materials and equipment.
(g) Prescribe the amounts and form of, accounting for and disposition of any deposit or bond required to be submitted with a bid or a contract and the amount of any such deposit or bond to be given for the faithful performance of a contract.

http://www.kslegislature.org/li/b2021_22/statute/075_000_0000_chapter/075_037_0000_article/075_037_0038_section/075_037_0038_k/ Public Link: Central Procurement Office Procurement Website procurement-website rosp_category Official state procurement website for public raw https://admin.ks.gov/offices/procurement-and-contracts Public Link: Public Notice public-notice rosp_category The required time between the issuance of a formal solicitation and the scheduled opening of bids or proposals raw KS ST 75-3739 (b) (1); KS ST 75-3739 (c)

(b) (1) If the amount of the purchase is estimated to exceed $50,000, sealed bids shall be solicited by notice published once in the Kansas register not less than 10 days before the date stated in the notice for the opening of the bids. The director of purchases may waive this publication of notice requirement when the director determines that a more timely procurement is in the best interest of the state. The director of purchases also may designate a trade journal for the publication. The director of purchases also shall solicit such bids by sending notices by mail to prospective bidders and by posting the notice on a public bulletin board for at least 10 business days before the date stated in the notice for the opening of the bids unless otherwise provided by law.
(c) All purchases estimated to exceed approximately $25,000 but not more than $50,000, shall be made after receipt of sealed bids following at least three days’ notice posted on a public bulletin board.

http://www.kslegislature.org/li_2022/b2021_22/statute/075_000_0000_chapter/075_037_0000_article/075_037_0039_section/075_037_0039_k/ Public Link 1: Minimum posting period is determined by approximate purchase value. $25,000 – $50,000: 3 days; Greater than $50,000: 10 Days Reverse Auctions reverse-auctions rosp_category State authority to conduct reverse auctions raw KS ST 75-3739a

(a) Subject to the provisions of K.S.A. 75-3317 through 75-3322, and amendments thereto, the director of purchases shall have power to utilize the reverse auctioning electronic procurement process for the purchase of selected goods or materials for one or more state agencies in accordance with this section. The director of purchases shall adopt policies and procedures for such reverse auctioning electronic procurements process in accordance with and subject to the provisions of this section.
(b) The provisions of K.S.A. 75-430, and amendments thereto, relating to advertisements in the Kansas register and the provisions of K.S.A. 75-3739 et seq., and amendments thereto, regarding procedures for sealed bidding and the opening of bids shall not apply to bids or purchases conducted under the reverse auctioning electronic procurement process in accordance with this section.
All bids submitted under the reverse auctioning electronic procurement process in accordance with this section shall be subject to the open records act.
(c) Reverse auctioning shall not be used for the acquisition of any services for construction projects or for the acquisition of any other services.
(d) As used in this section, “reverse auctioning” means a procurement process following procedures approved by the director of purchases where bidders are invited to bid on specific goods through real-time electronic bidding, with the award being made to the lowest responsible and responsive bidder; during the bidding process, bidders’ prices are revealed and bidders shall have the opportunity to modify their bid prices for the duration of the time period established for the bid opening.

https://www.ksrevisor.org/statutes/chapters/ch75/075_037_0039a.html Public Link: Full Authorization State Procurement Manual state-procurement-manual rosp_category Official state procurement manual available to public raw https://admin.ks.gov/offices/procurement-contracts/procurement-resources/procurement-training Public Link: State Statutes and Regulations state-statutes-and-regulations rosp_category State databases of statutes and regulations raw http://www.kslegislature.org/li/b2021_22/statute/ Resource Public Link 1: Resource 1: Chapter 75. State Departments; Public Officers and EmployeesArticle 37. Department of AdministrationDivision of Purchases https://sos.ks.gov/publications/pubs_kar.aspx Resource Public Link 2: State-Wide Contracts state-wide-contracts rosp_category Awarded contracts as provided by each state raw https://supplier.sok.ks.gov/psp/sokfsprdsup/SUPPLIER/ERP/c/KS_SUPPLIER_MENU.KS_PROCR_CNTRCT.GBL State-Wide Contracts Link: Supplier Registration supplier-registration rosp_category Information for suppliers as provided by each state raw https://supplier.sok.ks.gov/psc/sokfsprdsup/SUPPLIER/ERP/c/NUI_FRAMEWORK.PT_LANDINGPAGE.GBL Supplier Registration Link: Technology Procurement technology-procurement rosp_category State entity with the statutory authority and oversight for the purchasing of technology raw KS ST 75-3739 State Central Procurement Office