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Our Federal Rules

  • Additional Staff Responsibilities

    In addition to other requirements imposed in this title and in the Randolph-Sheppard Act upon State licensing agencies, such agencies shall--

Our Federal Legislation

  • Randolph-Sheppard Act

    AN ACT to authorize the operation of stands in Federal buildings by blind persons, to enlarge the economic opportunities of the blind, and for other purposes

  • Findings

    The Congress finds after review of the operation of the blind vending stand program authorized under the Randolph-Sheppard Act of June 20, 1936 ..

  • Standards, Studies, and Reports

    The Secretary, through the Commissioner, after a period of study not to exceed six months...

How to Get a Job Running a Food Service Facility

  • Becoming a BEP Operator

    ...a brief list of steps that will lead to a successful placement of a blind person in an interesting and challenging career.

  • Business Enterprise Program (BEP) Eligibility

    Eligibility for the (Michigan) Bureau of Services for Blind Persons Business Enterprise Program and training

  • Licensing

    The license is a written certificate issued by the State Licensing Agency to an operator assuming the responsibility of his/her vending facility.

  • Training

    Each candidate for the program will be evaluated in the following areas:

  • Referrals

    When the client and counselor believe that the selection of a vocational objective as a vending facility operator is appropriate, a request for an interview with a member of the Business Enterprise Program staff is to be encouraged.

How Operators and the Bureau Work Together

Our State Rules