Terms Used In Kansas Statutes 72-17,147
- Board: means the board of education of a school district and the governing authority of any nonpublic school offering any of grades kindergarten to 12 in approved schools. See Kansas Statutes 72-17,132
- Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
- Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
- State: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the territories. See Kansas Statutes 77-201
No contract for the provision of meals pursuant to subsection (a)(3) of K.S.A. 72-17,146, and amendments thereto, may be entered into by the board of education of a school district and a state educational institution or corporation whose operations are substantially controlled by the state educational institution unless such institution or corporation shall have advertised for bids on such contract. A state educational institution or corporation may enter into a contract with a school district only if fewer than two bids are received from private entities on such contract.