Operation of vending stands for the blind in Federal buildings.
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Operation of vending stands for the blind in Federal buildings. Hearing, Eighty-seventh Congress, second session, on S. 394. June 26, 1962 by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Government Operations.

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English


  • Blind -- Employment -- United States

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The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 68 p.
Number of Pages68
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15341506M
LC Control Number62062153

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b, decem , 32 comp. gen. vending machines - operation by employee groups and blind persons - disposition of receipts blind persons who are granted permission to operate vending stands on government-owned or controlled property, under the act of j , and who, with the administrative approval of the agency concerned, operate vending machines as part of or in   § Operation of vending facilities § a. Federal and State responsibilities § b. Application for designation as State licensing agency; cooperation with Secretary; furnishing initial stock § b–1. Access to information with State licensing agencies; election and responsibilities of Committee of Blind Vendors § b–2. Omitted b, septem , 30 comp. gen. federal buildings as including leased buildings - operation of concession stands by blind persons the term " federal building" as used in the act of j , as amended, authorizing the operation of concession stands by blind persons in federal and other buildings in the united states, may be regarded as including buildings leased by the   blind a priority right to operate vending facilities and cafeterias, establish requirements for the inclusion of blind vending stands in certain newly constructed or renovated buildings, and direct that a portion of net income from some vending machines be shared with :// Logistical Support and Services/

  to issue licenses to blind persons for the operation of vending facilities on Federal and other property. E Substantial Alteration or Renovation. A permanent material change in the floor area of a building which would render it appropriate for the location and operation of a vending facility by a blind vendor. E Vending ://   Finding Retail Opportunities in Federal Buildings. GSA has the authority to contract for concessions in federally owned and leased space in order to meet the needs of the federal tenants in that space and also to contract directly with local telecommunications companies for public pay :// /finding-retail-opportunities-in-federal-buildings.   Blind as set forth in ORS to , shall operate vending facilities in or on any public buildings or properties where, in the discretion of the head of the department or agency in charge of the maintenance of such buildings or properties, such vending   —Act Aug. 3, , provided that in authorizing the operation of vending stands preference shall be given, so far as feasible, to blind persons. Effective Date of Amendment Amendment by act Aug. 3, , effective July 1, , see section 8 of act Aug. 3, , set out as a note under section 49b of Ti ://

  At the outset, sundry stands (i.e., facilities) were placed in lobbies of federal office buildings and Post Offices. The law was subsequently amended in to provide a preference for individuals who are blind and to include assignment of income from automatic vending machines. In , the law was amended to ultimately ensure /   safety, and behavioral design for use in food service concession and vending operations at federal facilities; examples include cafeterias, cafés, snack bars, grills, concession stands, sundry shops, micro markets,* 1 and vending machines. The. Food Service Guidelines for Federal Facilities /   The Vending Facility program authorized by the Randolph-Sheppard Act provides persons who are blind with remunerative employment and self-support through the operation of vending facilities on federal and other property. The program, enacted into law in , was intended to enhance employment opportunities for trained, licensed blind persons to operate :// Authorized blind people to operate vending stands in Federal buildings (specifically for the blind) The Wagner-O'Day Act of required the Federal government to purchase products from blind workshops. It also established the State-Federal program for Blind ://