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340:1-11-14. Oklahoma Department of Human Services (DHS) responsibility to contractors, vendors, and sub-grantees

Revised 9-15-16

(a) DHS requires its contractors, vendors, and sub-grantees to comply per Oklahoma Administrative Code (OAC) 340:1-11-1.Contractors, vendors, and sub-grantees are informed that compliance with OAC 340:1-11-1 is a condition of the initial or continued participation in any part of the programs in which they are involved.In each DHS-written authorization for the purchase of services, a requirement is included stipulating the services are rendered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or disability, age, or genetic information.

(b) DHS incorporates in its requirements for contractors, vendors, and sub-grantees, a condition of approval, and a written assurance to comply.

(c) DHS obtains from each contractor, vendor, and sub-grantee, written assurance to comply, per OAC 340:1-11-1.Periodically DHS reviews its contractors, vendors, and sub-grantees to determine that DHS requirements are fulfilled and that practices are nondiscriminatory.A complete report of the entire review is prepared and is included in the DHS files for Department of Health and Human Services Office of Civil Rights regional review.

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