purchasing

Wisconsin Resident Bidder Preference

Revised March 2, 2015

Wisconsin Administrative Code AB, §4.05. Preference is given to Wisconsin artists in the purchase of commission of original works of visual art for buildings constructed by the state when no other basis exists for differentiating finalists.

Wisconsin Administrative Code ADM, §8.03. In the case of tie bids, an award shall be made to Wisconsin suppliers in preference to out-of-state suppliers as provided in Wisconsin Statutes, §16.75.

WISCONSIN RECIPROCAL PREFERENCE

Wisconsin Statutes, §16.75. Preference is given to Wisconsin producers, distributors, suppliers, and retailers, if any, when the department of administration is awarding a contract to the lowest responsible bidder for materials, supplies, equipment, and contracted services if the bidder is not a Wisconsin producer, distributor, supplier, or retailer and the state in which the bidder is domiciled grants a preference to bidders domiciled in that state.

Wisconsin Statutes, §16.855. Preference is given to Wisconsin firms, if any, when awarding a contract to the lowest qualified responsible bidder on construction work with estimated construction costs exceeding $50,000 if the bidder is not a Wisconsin firm and the state in which the bidder is domiciled grants a preference to bidders domiciled in that state.