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Select bill Bill Session Author & Sponsor Caption Committees Last action
HB 449 85-0 (2017) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the applicability of competitive bidding requirements to leases of radio towers and the land under radio towers procured by the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Left pending in committee
HB 792 85-0 (2017) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni | et. al. Relating to the exception from disclosure under the public information law for information related to competition or bidding. House: Government Transparency & Operation Left pending in committee
HB 1395 85-0 (2017) Author: Perez, Mary Ann Relating to the powers and duties of navigation districts, port authorities, and boards of trustees of municipal port facilities. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 1528 85-0 (2017) Author: Perez, Mary Ann Relating to the powers and duties of navigation districts and port authorities. House: Transportation Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 1558 85-0 (2017) Author: Simmons, Ron Relating to purchasing and contracting practices of coordinated county transportation authorities. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Referred to Transportation
HB 3250 85-0 (2017) Author: Leach, Jeff Relating to civil works projects and other construction projects of governmental entities. House: Government Transparency & Operation Transferred to Calendars Committee
HB 3487 85-0 (2017) Author: Huberty, Dan Relating to the creation of an instructional materials web portal by the commissioner of education. House: Public Education Withdrawn from schedule
SB 115 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffines, Don | et. al.
Sponsor: Howard, Donna
Relating to the Internet broadcast of certain open meetings. House: Government Transparency & Operation
Senate: Business & Commerce
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 116 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffines, Don Relating to the Internet broadcast of open meetings of the Texas Racing Commission. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 117 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffines, Don Relating to the Internet broadcast of open meetings of the Texas Workforce Commission. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 118 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffines, Don Relating to the Internet broadcast of open meetings of the Texas Board of Criminal Justice. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 119 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffines, Don Relating to the Internet broadcast of open meetings of the Texas Lottery Commission. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 120 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffines, Don Relating to the Internet broadcast of open meetings of the Texas Medical Board. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 121 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffines, Don Relating to the Internet broadcast of open meetings of the Texas Board of Nursing. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 122 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffines, Don Relating to the Internet broadcast of open meetings of the Texas Optometry Board. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 123 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffines, Don Relating to the Internet broadcast of open meetings of the State Board of Dental Examiners. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 124 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffines, Don Relating to the Internet broadcast of open meetings of the Texas State Board of Pharmacy. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 125 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffines, Don Relating to the Internet broadcast of open meetings of the Texas Funeral Service Commission. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 126 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffines, Don Relating to the Internet broadcast of open meetings of the State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 127 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffines, Don Relating to the Internet broadcast of open meetings of the Texas Board of Professional Land Surveying. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 407 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al. Relating to the exception from disclosure under the public information law for information related to competition or bidding. House: Government Transparency & Operation
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Government Transparency & Operation
SB 1395 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon | et. al.
Sponsor: Perez, Mary Ann
Relating to the powers and duties of navigation districts and port authorities. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective immediately
SB 1484 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Larry | et. al.
Sponsor: Huberty, Dan
Relating to the creation of an instructional materials web portal by the commissioner of education. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
SB 1927 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Raymond, Richard Peña
Relating to requiring the Health and Human Services Commission to evaluate and implement changes to the Medicaid and child health plan programs to make the programs more cost-effective, increase competition among providers, and improve health outcomes for recipients. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 389 84-0 (2015) Author: Bell, Cecil | et. al.
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to the Montgomery County Hospital District. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 878 84-0 (2015) Author: Wu, Gene Relating to competitive bidding procedures and election requirements for the Westchase District. House: Urban Affairs Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 932 84-0 (2015) Author: Murphy, Jim Relating to the evaluation and ranking of similar offers submitted to a governmental entity for certain construction-related contracts. House: Government Transparency & Operation Referred to Government Transparency & Operation
HB 1104 84-0 (2015) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to exempting the procurement of services for victims of family violence from competitive bidding requirements. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1410 84-0 (2015) Author: Miles, Borris | et. al. Relating to consideration of a bidder's principal place of business by public junior college districts in awarding certain contracts. House: Government Transparency & Operation Left pending in committee
HB 3019 84-0 (2015) Author: Kuempel, John Relating to the competitive bid process for construction during contracting and delivery of construction projects. House: Government Transparency & Operation No action taken in committee
HB 3491 84-0 (2015) Author: Israel, Celia Relating to asset management agreements of the Texas Department of Transportation. House: Transportation Withdrawn from schedule
HB 4131 84-0 (2015) Author: Wu, Gene
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to competitive bidding procedures and election requirements for the Westchase District. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 20 84-0 (2015) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Price, Four | et. al.
Relating to state agency contracting. House: State Affairs
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 59 84-0 (2015) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Raymond, Richard Peña
Relating to an exemption from competitive bidding requirements for the procurement of services for victims of family violence. House: Human Services
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
SB 1161 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Elkins, Gary | et. al.
Relating to certain purchasing methods by state agencies and local governments. House: Government Transparency & Operation
Senate: Business & Commerce
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1199 84-0 (2015) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to consideration of a bidder's principal place of business by public junior college districts in awarding certain contracts. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1236 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to asset management agreements of the Texas Department of Transportation. Senate: Transportation Left pending in committee
SB 1274 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce Relating to the authorization for a county to establish a wage higher than the state minimum wage for competitive procurement requirements in a specific contract. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1377 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to competitive bidding requirements for emergency services districts. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Left pending in committee
SB 1460 84-0 (2015) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to the evaluation and ranking of similar offers submitted to a governmental entity for certain construction-related contracts. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1894 84-0 (2015) Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al. Relating to the powers and duties of navigation districts, port authorities, and boards of trustees of municipal port facilities. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Referred to Natural Resources
HB 959 83-0 (2013) Author: Reynolds, Ron Relating to historically underutilized businesses and the preference given for goods and services purchased by state agencies; providing penalties. House: Government Efficiency & Reform Referred to Government Efficiency & Reform
HB 1373 83-0 (2013) Author: Callegari, Bill | et. al. Relating to consideration of a bidder's principal place of business by public junior college districts in awarding certain contracts. House: Government Efficiency & Reform Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
HB 2033 83-0 (2013) Author: Collier, Nicole Relating to contract award considerations by certain conservation and reclamation districts. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 2336 83-0 (2013) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda Relating to the requirement of competitive bidding for certain purchases by a state agency. House: Government Efficiency & Reform Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2704 83-0 (2013) Author: Callegari, Bill
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to bids for construction contracts for certain conservation and reclamation districts. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2958 83-0 (2013) Author: Leach, Jeff | et. al. Relating to the applicability of project design and construction requirements to agencies or instrumentalities of, or agreements between, governmental entities subject to those requirements. House: Government Efficiency & Reform Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3436 83-0 (2013) Author: Cook, Byron
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the use and development of state property, including real property within the Capitol complex. House: Government Efficiency & Reform
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 3681 83-0 (2013) Author: Smith, Wayne Relating to the acceptance of bids for certain contracts for improvements to real property from a person who received compensation for participating in the preparation of the bidding specifications. House: Urban Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1570 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to consideration of a bidder's principal place of business by public junior college districts in awarding certain contracts. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 497 82-0 (2011) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to competitive bidding by school districts for professional services. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 507 82-0 (2011) Author: Button, Angie | et. al. Relating to notice for certain transactions involving local government entities in populous counties. House: Technology Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 628 82-0 (2011) Author: Callegari, Bill
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to contracts by governmental entities and related professional services and to public works performance and payment bonds. House: Government Efficiency & Reform
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 902 82-0 (2011) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to consideration of a bidder's principal place of business in awarding certain municipal contracts. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 1110 82-0 (2011) Author: Craddick, Tom
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to the contracting authority of the Midland County Hospital District. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 1152 82-0 (2011) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to payments by the comptroller of public accounts to employees, vendors, annuitants, and other recipients of state-issued payments through the electronic funds transfer system or by electronic pay card. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1283 82-0 (2011) Author: Craddick, Tom Relating to consideration of a bidder's principal place of business in awarding certain municipal contracts. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 1650 82-0 (2011) Author: Hopson, Chuck Relating to a preference in governmental purchasing for building materials offered by resident bidders. House: Government Efficiency & Reform Left pending in committee
HB 1655 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the preference given by state agencies to goods offered by bidders in this state or manufactured, produced, or grown in this state or in the United States. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1656 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Yvonne To the purchase of iron, steel, and manufactured goods made in the United States for state construction projects. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1694 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the purchasing and contracting authority of certain governmental entities. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 1869 82-0 (2011) Author: Giddings, Helen
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to local governments that may consider a bidder's principal place of business when awarding a contract. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2223 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Yvonne
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to the contracts of certain regional transportation authorities that are required to be competitively bid. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2316 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to county powers, duties, and services, including the powers and duties of certain districts, and the authorization of certain health care programs and studies. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Placed on intent calendar
HB 2325 82-0 (2011) Author: McClendon, Ruth
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the competitive bidding and notice requirements for contracts of certain mass transportation authorities. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2834 82-0 (2011) Author: Smithee, John Relating to insurer receivership. House: Insurance Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3071 82-0 (2011) Author: Veasey, Marc Relating to contract award considerations by certain conservation and reclamation districts. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
HB 3344 82-0 (2011) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to competitive bid requirements for public utility agencies that award construction contracts. House: Urban Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3730 82-0 (2011) Author: Martinez, Armando
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to certain privatization of maintenance contracts awarded by the Texas Department of Transportation. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
SB 413 82-0 (2011) Author: West, Royce Relating to the purchasing and contracting authority of counties. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 640 82-0 (2011) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to consideration of a bidder's principal place of business in awarding certain municipal contracts. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1433 82-0 (2011) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Smithee, John
Relating to insurer receivership. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1488 82-0 (2011) Author: West, Royce Relating to the purchasing and contracting practices of junior college districts; providing criminal penalties. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Referred to Higher Education
SB 1597 82-0 (2011) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to competitive bid requirements for public utility agencies that award construction contracts. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1679 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to consideration of a bidder's principal place of business in awarding certain municipal contracts. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1865 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to contract award considerations by certain conservation and reclamation districts. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1866 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Wendy | et. al. Relating to the selection of providers of professional services by governmental entities. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 45 82-1 (2011) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to allocation of state and federal funds for adult basic education. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 78 81-0 (2009) Author: Flynn, Dan | et. al. Relating to the amount of a county expenditure for which competitive bidding is required. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 117 81-0 (2009) Author: Heflin, Joe Relating to the amount of a county expenditure for which competitive bidding is required. House: County Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 707 81-0 (2009) Author: Rose, Patrick Relating to the award of certain municipal contracts. House: Urban Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 987 81-0 (2009) Author: Creighton, Brandon
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to competitive procurement requirements for local governments. House: State Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1887 81-0 (2009) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to competitive bidding by school districts for professional services. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2082 81-0 (2009) Author: Isett, Carl
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to consideration of contract amount and bidder's principal place of business in awarding certain municipal contracts. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2106 81-0 (2009) Author: Geren, Charlie Relating to contracts by governmental entities and related professional services and to public works performance and payment bonds. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2573 81-0 (2009) Author: Gonzalez Toureilles, Yvonne Relating to the amount of a county expenditure for which competitive bidding is required. House: County Affairs Postponed
HB 3485 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to certain county, municipal, district, and other governmental functions, procedures, powers, duties, and services, including certain criminal procedures. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 3487 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the purchasing and contracting authority of counties; providing penalties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 4493 81-0 (2009) Author: Eiland, Craig
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to contracts awarded through competitive bidding by certain port and harbor facilities. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
SB 253 81-0 (2009) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to the amount of a county expenditure for which competitive bidding is required. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 508 81-0 (2009) Author: Eltife, Kevin Relating to the consideration of the location of a bidder's principal place of business for certain municipal contracts. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 615 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot | et. al. Relating to allowing a county to consider health insurance benefits provided by a bidder to its employees when awarding a purchasing contract. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Co-author authorized
SB 624 81-0 (2009) Author: West, Royce Relating to competitive procurement and change order requirements for local governments. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 857 81-0 (2009) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Aycock, Jimmie
Relating to the purchasing and contracting practices of junior college districts; providing criminal penalties. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1110 81-0 (2009) Author: Jackson, Mike
Sponsor: Geren, Charlie
Relating to contracts by governmental entities and related professional services and to public works performance and payment bonds. House: State Affairs
Senate: Government Organization
Placed on Major State Calendar
SB 2123 81-0 (2009) Author: West, Royce Relating to the administration of certain county services and duties. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 2145 81-0 (2009) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Solomons, Burt
Relating to publication of notice for certain transactions involving local governmental entities. House: State Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 2381 81-0 (2009) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Dukes, Dawnna
Relating to the fee charged for registration on the master bidders list. House: State Affairs
Senate: Government Organization
Effective immediately
HB 119 80-0 (2007) Author: Brown, Fred
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to the exemption from competitive bidding for certain purchases. House: Government Reform
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 447 80-0 (2007) Author: Callegari, Bill | et. al.
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to contracts by governmental entities and related professional services and to public works performance and payment bonds. House: Government Reform
Senate: Government Organization
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 576 80-0 (2007) Author: Smith, Wayne
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the bid bond form of bid deposit for certain special district construction projects. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 1033 80-0 (2007) Author: Puente, Robert Relating to the threshold amount at which certain water districts are required to solicit competitive bids before awarding certain contracts. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1764 80-0 (2007) Author: Kuempel, Edmund
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the purchasing methods available to a county when paying with certain funds. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 2411 80-0 (2007) Author: Strama, Mark
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to school district depositories. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 2618 80-0 (2007) Author: Guillen, Ryan
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to authorizing political subdivisions to lease property owned by the political subdivision to other governmental entities without following competitive purchasing procedures. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2792 80-0 (2007) Author: Puente, Robert Relating to the authority of certain metropolitan rapid transit authorities to utilize bid and contract alternatives. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 3234 80-0 (2007) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to the requirement that governmental entities give preference to Texas-based companies in awarding certain financial services contracts. House: Government Reform Left pending in committee
HB 3348 80-0 (2007) Author: Christian, Wayne Relating to the mechanism by which prices are established in the competitive wholesale electric energy and capacity markets in Texas. House: Regulated Industries Referred to Regulated Industries
HB 3506 80-0 (2007) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to the authority of a municipality to enter into contracts without competitive bidding; making conforming changes. House: Urban Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3517 80-0 (2007) Author: Creighton, Brandon
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to competitive purchasing requirements for local governments. House: Government Reform
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 3861 80-0 (2007) Author: Orr, Rob Relating to the bidding requirements for emergency service districts. House: County Affairs No action taken in committee
SB 256 80-0 (2007) Author: Carona, John Relating to payments by bidders associated with a toll project contract. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
SB 657 80-0 (2007) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: Puente, Robert
Relating to the threshold amount at which certain water districts are required to solicit competitive bids before awarding certain contracts and to the ability of such districts to enter those contracts. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 1704 80-0 (2007) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to exempting expenditures for advertising from certain competitive bidding requirements for municipalities. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1765 80-0 (2007) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: Martinez Fischer, Trey
Relating to the authority of a municipality to enter into contracts without competitive bidding; making conforming changes. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 1868 80-0 (2007) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to authorizing political subdivisions to lease property owned by the political subdivision to other governmental entities without following competitive purchasing procedures. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations No action taken in committee
HB 100 79-0 (2005) Author: Van Arsdale, Corbin Relating to the award of certain highway contracts by the Texas Department of Transportation. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 664 79-0 (2005) Author: Isett, Carl
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to consideration of a bidder's principal place of business in awarding certain municipal and school district contracts. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 769 79-0 (2005) Author: Smith, Wayne
Sponsor: Janek, Kyle
Relating to the deadline for evaluating and ranking competitive sealed proposals for certain construction services submitted to a navigation district or port authority. House: Transportation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 2227 79-0 (2005) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to contracting for transportation services to day activity and health services program facilities. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2661 79-0 (2005) Author: Krusee, Mike
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to the use of competitive sealed proposals for certain construction projects. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 2694 79-0 (2005) Author: Anchia, Rafael
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to the eligibility of certain counties to use the competitive proposal procedure for certain purchases. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 2695 79-0 (2005) Author: Anchia, Rafael
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to allowing a county to consider health insurance benefits provided by a bidder to its employees when awarding a purchasing contract. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 2702 79-0 (2005) Author: Krusee, Mike
Sponsor: Staples, Todd
Relating to the construction, acquisition, financing, maintenance, management, operation, ownership, and control of transportation facilities and the progress, improvement, policing, and safety of transportation in this state; providing a penalty. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
HB 2713 79-0 (2005) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to the provision of a preference in certain state construction contracts for contractors that provide health benefits to employees. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2957 79-0 (2005) Author: Hamric, Peggy
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to an exemption from the competitive bidding requirement for certain purchases by an emergency services district. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 3143 79-0 (2005) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to the reverse auction process at the Texas Building and Procurement Commission. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HCR 245 79-0 (2005) Author: Krusee, Mike
Sponsor: Staples, Todd
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections to H.B. No. 2702. Signed by the Governor
HR 2270 79-0 (2005) Author: Krusee, Mike Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 2702. Reported enrolled
SB 620 79-0 (2005) Author: Janek, Kyle Relating to the deadline for evaluating and ranking competitive sealed proposals for certain construction services submitted to a navigation district or port authority. Senate: Natural Resources Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1594 79-0 (2005) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to a small contractor assistance program for bidding on construction contracts at institutions of higher education. Senate: Education No action taken in subcommittee
SR 1098 79-0 (2005) Author: Staples, Todd Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 2702. Reported enrolled
HB 211 78-0 (2003) Author: Brown, Fred
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to the purchase of insurance by certain municipalities through competitive bidding and proposal procedures. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 335 78-0 (2003) Author: Hamric, Peggy | et. al.
Sponsor: Lindsay, Jon
Relating to the public sale of certain real property; providing penalties. House: Civil Practices
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 443 78-0 (2003) Author: Denny, Mary | et. al. Relating to providing notice concerning certain school district purchases. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 593 78-0 (2003) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to the eligibility of certain persons to contract with, and payment under certain contracts with, a governmental entity. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 790 78-0 (2003) Author: Nixon, Joe Relating to the purchase of goods and services by county purchasing agents. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 1396 78-0 (2003) Author: Berman, Leo Relating to the requirement that certain contracts awarded by the Veterans' Land Board be subject to competitive bidding. House: Defense Affairs and State-Federal Relations Withdrawn from calendar
HB 2091 78-0 (2003) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to procurement rules, guidelines, and procedures for regional transportation authorities. House: Transportation
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 2242 78-0 (2003) Author: Smith, Wayne
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to notice sent by a local government after a mandatory pre-bid conference. House: County Affairs
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 2493 78-0 (2003) Author: Isett, Carl
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to consideration of a bidder's principal place of business in awarding certain municipal and school district contracts. House: County Affairs
Senate: Administration
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 3089 78-0 (2003) Author: Dukes, Dawnna
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to competitive purchasing procedures for certain counties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 188 78-0 (2003) Author: Lindsay, Jon Relating to the public sale of certain real property; providing penalties. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 232 78-0 (2003) Author: Janek, Kyle Relating to the purchase of goods and services by county purchasing agents. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 484 78-0 (2003) Author: Estes, Craig | et. al.
Sponsor: Phillips, Larry
Relating to the competitive bidding requirement for the Greater Texoma Utility Authority. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Laid on the table subject to call
SB 506 78-0 (2003) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to requiring, as a condition of eligibility to bid on an oil, gas, or other mineral lease on certain state land, a plan for procuring goods and services from or participating with historically underutilized businesses. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 701 78-0 (2003) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to the purchase of insurance by certain municipalities through competitive bidding and proposal procedures. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 733 78-0 (2003) Author: Ratliff, Bill
Sponsor: Farabee, David
Relating to the purchase by certain local governments of an item from a local vendor. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 761 78-0 (2003) Author: Estes, Craig
Sponsor: Berman, Leo
Relating to the requirement that certain contracts awarded by the Veterans' Land Board be subject to competitive bidding. House: Defense Affairs and State-Federal Relations
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 907 78-0 (2003) Author: Lindsay, Jon Relating to the relocation of utility facilities on certain state highway contracts. Senate: Infrastructure Development and Security Referred to Infrastructure Dev & Security
SB 1118 78-0 (2003) Author: Williams, Tommy
Sponsor: Smith, Wayne
Relating to competitive bidding procedures for certain purchases by a local government. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
SB 1210 78-0 (2003) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to consideration of a bidder's principal place of business in awarding certain municipal and school district contracts. Senate: Education Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1331 78-0 (2003) Author: Ratliff, Bill
Sponsor: Callegari, Bill
Relating to procurement procedures for construction-related services for public school districts, institutions of higher education, and the Texas Building and Procurement Commission. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 1359 78-0 (2003) Author: Lindsay, Jon Relating to providing notice concerning certain school district purchases. Senate: Education No action taken in committee
SB 1412 78-0 (2003) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to procurement rules, guidelines, and procedures for regional transportation authorities. Senate: Infrastructure Development and Security Removed from local & uncontested calendar
SB 1849 78-0 (2003) Author: Staples, Todd Relating to school district purchasing contracts. Senate: Education No action taken in committee
HB 52 78-1 (2003) Author: Isett, Carl Relating to consideration of a bidder's principal place of business in awarding certain municipal and school district contracts. House: County Affairs Meeting cancelled
HB 109 78-1 (2003) Author: Smith, Wayne Relating to attendance at mandatory pre-bid conferences regarding certain purchases by local governments. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 19 78-4 (2003) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to the sale of tax receivables by local governments. House: Public School Finance, Select Referred to Public School Finance, Select
HB 197 77-0 (2001) Author: Solomons, Burt | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to the threshold contract amount at which certain political subdivisions are required to engage in a competitive purchasing procedure. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 1589 77-0 (2001) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to competitive bid requirements for certain contracts awarded by governmental entities. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 1638 77-0 (2001) Author: Hamric, Peggy | et. al. Relating to the payment and use of a bid guaranty for a state highway improvement contract. House: Transportation Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1892 77-0 (2001) Author: Lewis, Glenn
Sponsor: Moncrief, Mike
Relating to the threshold contract amount at which certain political subdivisions are required to engage in a competitive purchasing procedure and the criteria required to evaluate bidders in the competitive purchasing process. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Tagged
HB 1981 77-0 (2001) Author: Farabee, David
Sponsor: Lindsay, Jon
Relating to competitive purchasing procedures applying to certain purchases and contracts of governmental entities. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 1992 77-0 (2001) Author: Marchant, Kenny Relating to permitting a municipality to consider financing alternatives submitted in competitive bids. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 1993 77-0 (2001) Author: Marchant, Kenny Relating to the threshold contract amount at which certain political subdivisions are required to engage in a competitive purchasing procedure. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 2002 77-0 (2001) Author: Walker, Gary
Sponsor: Bivins, Teel
Relating to exempting the purchase of certain recreational services performed on county-owned land in certain counties from competitive bidding and competitive proposal procedures. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2229 77-0 (2001) Author: McReynolds, Jim Relating to certain contracts between governmental entities and nonresident bidders. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2318 77-0 (2001) Author: Solomons, Burt Relating to the use of electronically transmitted information in certain county and municipal procedures for the purchase, sale, or lease of items. House: County Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2485 77-0 (2001) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to contracts relating to entertainment facilities of certain institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 2486 77-0 (2001) Author: Clark, Ron | et. al. Relating to the purchasing and contracting authority of municipalities; providing penalties. House: Urban Affairs Record vote
HB 2507 77-0 (2001) Author: Danburg, Debra Relating to the procedures for establishing the provider of last resort in utility service areas. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2748 77-0 (2001) Author: Davis, John | et. al. Relating to requiring commissioners and vendors of the Port of Houston Authority of Harris County, Texas, to disclose certain financial relationships. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 2863 77-0 (2001) Author: Farabee, David
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to the threshold contract amount at which a county and certain municipalities are required to engage in a competitive purchasing procedure for certain purchases. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2918 77-0 (2001) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to the advertising of competitive bids of certain local governments. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 2943 77-0 (2001) Author: Capelo, Jaime Relating to the General Services Commission's facilities leasing program. House: State Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 2996 77-0 (2001) Author: Callegari, Bill | et. al. Relating to the authority of certain political subdivisions to require bidders to attend pre-bid conferences as a condition for accepting a bid. House: County Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3186 77-0 (2001) Author: Puente, Robert | et. al. Relating to preference to Texas bidders for certain state procurements. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3200 77-0 (2001) Author: Brimer, Kim Relating to conflicts of interest of Department of Information Resources employees. House: State Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 3413 77-0 (2001) Author: McClendon, Ruth
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to the exemption of a public housing authority from competitive bidding requirements for certain activities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 3536 77-0 (2001) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to certain bids and contracts. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 221 77-0 (2001) Author: Staples, Todd
Sponsor: McClendon, Ruth | et. al.
Relating to government purchasing using the reverse auction procedure. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 354 77-0 (2001) Author: Lindsay, Jon
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet
Relating to the powers of a local government corporation. House: Transportation
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 487 77-0 (2001) Author: Ogden, Steve
Sponsor: Hamric, Peggy
Relating to bids for a state highway improvement contract. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 642 77-0 (2001) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to the General Services Commission's facilities leasing program. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 871 77-0 (2001) Author: Lindsay, Jon Relating to the receiving electronically of competitive bids by counties. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Committee report printed and distributed
SB 872 77-0 (2001) Author: Lindsay, Jon Relating to the advertising of competitive bids by counties. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 874 77-0 (2001) Author: Lindsay, Jon
Sponsor: Callegari, Bill | et. al.
Relating to the authority of certain political subdivisions to require bidders to attend pre-bid conferences as a condition for accepting a bid. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 916 77-0 (2001) Author: Jackson, Mike
Sponsor: Talton, Robert
Relating to the disposition by municipalities of property in certain air navigation facilities. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 1115 77-0 (2001) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to conflicts of interest of Department of Information Resources employees. Senate: State Affairs Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1225 77-0 (2001) Author: Lindsay, Jon Relating to the advertising of competitive bids of certain local governments. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Left pending in committee
SB 1366 77-0 (2001) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al. Relating to preference to Texas bidders and best value for certain state procurements. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
SB 1518 77-0 (2001) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to state purchasing using the reverse auction procedure. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 1003 76-0 (1999) Author: West, George | et. al. Relating to the requirements for competitive bidding and proposal procedures in certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1029 76-0 (1999) Author: Keffer, Jim | et. al. Relating to the requirements for competitive bidding and proposal procedures in certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to Economic Development
HB 1125 76-0 (1999) Author: Solis, Juan Relating to the conveyance of property by a municipality to a municipally created development corporation. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HB 1506 76-0 (1999) Author: McCall, Brian
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to the disposal of surplus county property. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1627 76-0 (1999) Author: Maxey, Glen
Sponsor: Cain, David
Relating to certain requirements for insurers that contract with municipalities. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 1735 76-0 (1999) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to exempting certain entities that perform cooperative purchasing for local governments from competitive bidding requirements. House: County Affairs Withdrawn from schedule
HB 1757 76-0 (1999) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to procurement by local governments and state agencies of certain automated systems through certain nonprofit organizations. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 1760 76-0 (1999) Author: Hill, Fred Relating to the investment of debt service funds by school districts, junior college districts, and community college districts. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1808 76-0 (1999) Author: Lengefeld, David | et. al. Relating to the disposal of surplus county property. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 2122 76-0 (1999) Author: Kuempel, Edmund
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to competitive bid requirements for certain emergency services districts. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 2149 76-0 (1999) Author: Bosse, Fred
Sponsor: Bernsen, David
Relating to the award of state highway improvement contracts. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Placed on intent calendar
HB 2268 76-0 (1999) Author: Hamric, Peggy Relating to the award of state highway improvement contracts. House: Transportation Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2643 76-0 (1999) Author: Longoria, John Relating to the form of a proposal guaranty required from a historically underutilized business for a highway improvement contract of the Texas Department of Transportation. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 2787 76-0 (1999) Author: Eiland, Craig | et. al.
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to the consideration of the location of a bidder's principal place of business in the award of contracts by certain local governments. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
HB 2884 76-0 (1999) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to government contracts for public works. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2942 76-0 (1999) Author: Lewis, Glenn Relating to the lease of certain county property for health and human service activities in the public interest. House: County Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3161 76-0 (1999) Author: Dunnam, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Sibley, David
Relating to disposition of public property in a readjustment zone. House: Economic Development
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective immediately
HB 3186 76-0 (1999) Author: Longoria, John Relating to obtaining bonds and insurance required for certain state construction projects. House: State Affairs
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to Economic Development
HB 3543 76-0 (1999) Author: Hodge, Terri
Sponsor: Cain, David
Relating to competitive bidding by mass transit authorities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 3588 76-0 (1999) Author: Alexander, Clyde Relating to the use of competitive bidding by an airport governed jointly by two municipalities. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 3619 76-0 (1999) Author: Truitt, Vicki Relating to developer participation contracts. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 3681 76-0 (1999) Author: Isett, Carl Relating to the use of competitive bidding for certain functions and components of the Medicaid vendor drug program. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
SB 141 76-0 (1999) Author: Moncrief, Mike
Sponsor: Lewis, Glenn
Relating to the leasing of real property owned or controlled by certain counties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 340 76-0 (1999) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Solis, Juan
Relating to the conveyance of property by a municipality to a municipally created development corporation. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 507 76-0 (1999) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: West, George
Relating to the requirements for competitive bidding and proposal procedures in certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 555 76-0 (1999) Author: Ogden, Steve
Sponsor: Hamric, Peggy
Relating to the award of state highway improvement contracts. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
SB 929 76-0 (1999) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the application of the Professional Services Procurement Act to a governmental entity created to oversee the redevelopment of a military base. Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations Referred to Veteran Affairs & Military Instal
SB 1089 76-0 (1999) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Hill, Fred
Relating to the investment of debt service funds by school districts, junior college districts, and community college districts. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 1101 76-0 (1999) Author: Cain, David Relating to the use of competitive bidding by an airport governed by a joint board. House: Transportation
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Transportation
SB 1173 76-0 (1999) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to competitive bid requirements for certain emergency services districts. Senate: Economic Development No action taken in committee
SB 1257 76-0 (1999) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Truitt, Vicki
Relating to developer participation contracts. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 1416 76-0 (1999) Author: West, Royce Relating to the procedures for requesting and receiving bids on certain state construction projects. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
SB 1528 76-0 (1999) Author: Carona, John Relating to costs for equipment maintenance by state agencies. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
SB 1585 76-0 (1999) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Isett, Carl
Relating to the use of competitive bidding for certain functions and components of the Medicaid vendor drug program. House: Public Health
Senate: Human Services
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 1599 76-0 (1999) Author: Cain, David Relating to competitive bidding by certain mass transit authorities. Senate: State Affairs Referred to s/c on Infrastructure by Pres.
SB 1672 76-0 (1999) Author: Bernsen, David Relating to the award of state highway improvement contracts. Senate: State Affairs Reported from s/c favorably w/o amendments
HB 98 70-0 (1987) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to the authority of a city to disqualify a party doing business in South Africa from consideration for municipal contracts. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 213 70-0 (1987) Author: Lewis, Ron Relating to the prohibition on the acceptance of bids submitted by foreign bidders for certain public contracts. House: State Affairs Withdrawn from calendar
HB 223 70-0 (1987) Author: Watson, Ed Relating to the preference for Texas and United States products under certain public purchasing contracts. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 224 70-0 (1987) Author: Watson, Ed Relating to the expansion of the preference given Texas and American bidders for certain state contracts. House: State Affairs Withdrawn from calendar
HB 530 70-0 (1987) Author: Kubiak, L.B.
Sponsor: Caperton, Kent
Relating to the purchase of office supplies by counties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/87
HB 662 70-0 (1987) Author: Glossbrenner, Ernestine
Sponsor: Farabee, Ray
Relating to safety standards for construction projects and consideration of safety records when awarding bids on construction projects. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/87
HB 707 70-0 (1987) Author: Lewis, Ron
Sponsor: Green, Gene
Relating to the preference for disadvantaged, Texas, and American products under certain public purchasing contracts. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 725 70-0 (1987) Author: Hill, Anita
Sponsor: Leedom, John
Relating to the authority of a county to lease, as lessor, county real property through a sealed-bid procedure. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 751 70-0 (1987) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to certain requirements for the advertisement of bids in connection with state purchasing contracts. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1100 70-0 (1987) Author: Millsap, Mike
Sponsor: Parmer, Hugh
Relating to a preference for a resident bidder when two or more identical bids are submitted for a city or district contract. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/87
HB 1312 70-0 (1987) Author: Burnett, Dick Relating to a preference for local bidders on certain contracts awarded by municipalities, counties, and other political subdivisions. House: County Affairs 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 1403 70-0 (1987) Author: Luna III, Albert Relating to the purchase of supplies, materials, services, or equipment from state funds appropriated for research projects. House: Science & Technology Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1404 70-0 (1987) Author: Luna III, Albert Relating to the authority of the State Purchasing and General Services Commission to use the competitive sealed proposal method in making certain open market purchases and in leasing space from a private source. House: State Affairs Pending in committee
HB 1880 70-0 (1987) Author: Evans, Charles Relating to the implementation of a competitive review purchasing program for certain state purchases. House: State Affairs Pending in committee
HB 1889 70-0 (1987) Author: Arnold, Bill
Sponsor: Johnson, Eddie
Authorizing cities to enter into developer participation contracts without compliance with the competitive sealed bidding procedure required in the Bond and Warrant Law of 1931. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
HB 1931 70-0 (1987) Author: Eckels, Robert
Sponsor: Brown, J.E.
Relating to the procedures governing purchases made by counties; amending Sections 3, 4, 10, and 12, County Purchasing Act (Article 2368a.5, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes). House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
HB 2098 70-0 (1987) Author: Luna III, Albert
Sponsor: Green, Gene
Relating to the requirements governing awarding of contracts by cities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
HB 2443 70-0 (1987) Author: Wright, Brad Relating to the publication of notice relating to certain real property transactions by political subdivisions. House: Urban Affairs Comm. laid on table subj. to call
SB 752 70-0 (1987) Author: Farabee, Ray
Sponsor: Stiles, Mark
Relating to bids by nonresidents on contracts for the state or a governmental agency of the state. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 1052 70-0 (1987) Author: Green, Gene Relating to an expansion of the preference given Texas and American bidders for certain state contracts. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1053 70-0 (1987) Author: Green, Gene Relating to the preference for Texas and United States products under state purchasing contracts. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1538 70-0 (1987) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to competitive bidding requirements for certain hospital districts. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to County Affairs
HB 71 70-2 (1987) Author: Stiles, Mark
Sponsor: Parker, Carl
Relating to competitive bidding requirements for certain hospital districts. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
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HB 224 69-0 (1985) Author: Criss, Lloyd Relating to the rights and liabilities of general contractors, subcontractors, and the state or a local government in relation to public construction projects. House: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 415 69-0 (1985) Author: Kubiak, L.B. Relating to the purchase of equipment, materials, and supplies for the county road department in certain counties. House: County Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 857 69-0 (1985) Author: Ragsdale, Paul Relating to the purchase of items by the State Purchasing and General Services Commission or another state agency after publication of a notice inviting bids. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 916 69-0 (1985) Author: Stiles, Mark
Sponsor: Glasgow, Bob
Relating to competitive bidding on public works contracts. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: State Affairs
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HB 1177 69-0 (1985) Author: Smithee, John Relating to school district contracts that are required to be let by competitive bidding. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1203 69-0 (1985) Author: Toomey, Mike Relating to the bidding procedures of rural fire prevention districts. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 1673 69-0 (1985) Author: Eckels, Robert Relating to bid procedures for county contracts. House: County Affairs Testimony received in committee
HB 1754 69-0 (1985) Author: Saunders, Robert Relating to the procedures governing purchases made by counties. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 1761 69-0 (1985) Author: Clemons, Billy Relating to the authority of a governmental body to purchase certain professional services through competitive bidding. House: Business & Commerce Referred to subcommittee
HB 2326 69-0 (1985) Author: Evans, Larry Relating to the purchasing procedures of counties. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 2518 69-0 (1985) Author: Berlanga, Hugo Relating to the lease and sublease of space by the State Purchasing and General Services Commission. House: State Affairs Placed on Major State Calendar
SB 94 69-0 (1985) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to expansion of the preference given Texas and American bidders for state purchasing contracts. Senate: State Affairs Reported favorably with substitute
SB 270 69-0 (1985) Author: Leedom, John
Sponsor: Hammond, Bill
Relating to the exemption of certain city purchases and of payments by the state or its political subdivisions from competitive bidding and other requirements. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
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SB 549 69-0 (1985) Author: Caperton, Kent
Sponsor: Kubiak, L.B.
Relating to bidding for the purchase of equipment, materials, and supplies for the county and its officers, departments, or institutions in certain counties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
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SB 802 69-0 (1985) Author: Williams, Lindon
Sponsor: Luna III, Albert
Relating to the taking of competitive bids and the issuance of certificates of obligation by cities and counties; providing certain definitions and penalties. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
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SB 807 69-0 (1985) Author: Traeger, John
Sponsor: Saunders, Robert
Relating to the procedures governing purchases made by counties; providing penalties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
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SB 836 69-0 (1985) Author: McFarland, Bob Relating to competitive bidding on contracts for the construction of permanent improvements at institutions of higher education; amending section 51.907 of the Texas Education Code; and declaring an emergency. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1070 69-0 (1985) Author: Williams, Lindon Relating to bid procedures for county contracts. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1213 69-0 (1985) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the requirement that counties purchase supplies and materials through a competitive bidding process. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1399 69-0 (1985) Author: Blake, Roy Relating to the authority of a governmental body to purchase certain professional services through competitive bidding. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 149 68-0 (1983) Author: Presnal, Bill
Sponsor: McFarland, Bob
Relating to bidding procedures under the state employees group insurance program. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 211 68-0 (1983) Author: Ragsdale, Paul Relating to the purchase of items by the State Purchasing and General Services Commission or another state agency after publication of a notice inviting bids. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 424 68-0 (1983) Author: Stiles, Mark Relating to bids of nonresident highway contractors. House: Transportation Placed on daily General State Calendar
HB 434 68-0 (1983) Author: Ragsdale, Paul
Sponsor: Mauzy, Oscar
Relating to adoption of programs by political subdivisions to increase participation by minority business enterprises in contract awards. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Reported from committee favorably without amendments
HB 668 68-0 (1983) Author: Hammond, Bill Relating to an exemption of certain county purchases from competitive bidding requirements. House: County Affairs Committee laid on table subject to call
HB 1180 68-0 (1983) Author: Schlueter, Stan
Sponsor: Jones, Grant
Relating to the authority of the State Purchasing and General Services Commission to use the competitive sealed proposal method in making certain open market purchases and in leasing space from a private source. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Record vote
HB 1950 68-0 (1983) Author: Craddick, Tom Relating to the method of sale and bonus and royalty bids for oil and gas leases on Permanent University Fund lands by the Board for Lease of University Lands. House: Energy See remarks
HB 2016 68-0 (1983) Author: Stiles, Mark
Sponsor: Parker, Carl
Relating to contracts made by the board of directors of an appraisal district. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Testimony taken
HB 2146 68-0 (1983) Author: Geistweidt, Gerald Relating to the requirement that a city or town purchase personal and professional services through a competitive bidding process. House: Urban Affairs Reported from subcommittee with substitute
HB 2381 68-0 (1983) Author: Eckels, Robert Relating to bid procedures for county contracts. House: County Affairs No action taken
SB 143 68-0 (1983) Author: Blake, Roy Relating to bids of nonresident highway contractors. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SB 395 68-0 (1983) Author: Leedom, John
Sponsor: Hammond, Bill
Relating to an exemption of certain county purchases from competitive bidding requirements. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
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SB 739 68-0 (1983) Author: Sims, Bill
Sponsor: Craddick, Tom
Relating to the method of sale and bonus and royalty bids for oil and gas leases on Permanent University Fund lands by the Board for Lease of University Lands; and declaring an emergency. House: Energy
Senate: Education
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HB 35 68-2 (1984) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: McFarland, Bob
Relating to bidding procedures under the state employees group insurance program. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
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SB 8 68-2 (1984) Author: McFarland, Bob Relating to bidding procedures under the state employees group insurance program. Senate: Economic Development Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 191 67-0 (1981) Author: Jackson, Lee Relating to competitive bidding concerning the sale of property or services to the state or the purchase of surplus or salvage property from the state. House: State Affairs Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HB 332 67-0 (1981) Author: Ragsdale, Paul Relating to a state agency's publication of notice of an invitation for bids. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 1478 67-0 (1981) Author: Browder, Larry Relating to public school contracts that require competitive bidding. House: Public Education Referred to Committee on Public Education
HB 1972 67-0 (1981) Author: Sutton, Lou Nelle Relating to minority businesses bidding on construction contracts awarded by governmental entities. House: Business & Industry Notice given - to call motion to reconsider
HB 1994 67-0 (1981) Author: Crawford, Bo Relating to bids for public works. House: Business & Industry Referred to subcommittee
HB 2368 67-0 (1981) Author: Salinas, Froy
Sponsor: Traeger, John
Relating to the requirement that counties and cities submit certain contracts to competitive bidding. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 710 67-0 (1981) Author: Parker, Carl
Sponsor: Browder, Larry
Relating to public school contracts that require competitive bidding. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 115 67-1 (1981) Author: Schlueter, Stan Relating to the requirement that appraisal districts submit certain contracts to competitive bidding. House: Ways & Means Referred to Committee on Ways & Means
HB 48 66-0 (1979) Author: Kubiak, Dan Relating to competitive bidding for work on highways in the state highway system. House: Transportation Referred to Committee on Transportation
HB 494 66-0 (1979) Author: Brown, Albert "Al" Relating to competitive bidding on community college contracts for certain purchases. House: Higher Education Referred to Committee on Higher Education
HB 1067 66-0 (1979) Author: Henderson, Don
Sponsor: McKnight, Peyton
Relating to competitive bids for work on highways in the state highway system. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
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HB 1612 66-0 (1979) Author: Donaldson, Jerry "Nub"
Sponsor: Ogg, Jack
Relating to competitive bidding on certain public works contracts. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1682 66-0 (1979) Author: Collazo, Jr., Frank Relating to competitive bidding requirements for certain political subdivisions. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Scheduled for future calendar placement
SB 436 66-0 (1979) Author: Short, E.L.
Sponsor: Robnett, Nolan
Relating to requirements governing competitive bidding in certain political subdivisions. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
SB 839 66-0 (1979) Author: Braecklein, Bill Relating to competitive bidding on certain public works contracts; providing the extent if applicability of the Act. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Reported from committee favorably with substitute
HB 43 65-0 (1977) Author: Olson, Jr., Lyndon Relating to the preference for Texas businesses in the awarding of contracts by the Board of Control. House: State Affairs Coauthor authorized
HB 193 65-0 (1977) Author: Close, G.R. "Bob" Relating to the advertisement of bids for material to be used by a county. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 273 65-0 (1977) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to requiring competitive bidding for certain personal property to be sold to public school students. House: Public Education Referred to Committee on Public Education
HB 397 65-0 (1977) Author: Evans, Charles Relating to property and services a school district may contract for without competitive bids. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Committee on Education
HB 629 65-0 (1977) Author: Ribak, Abraham D. Relating to the creation of a competitive bidding system for the deposit of state funds. House: Financial Institutions Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 1110 65-0 (1977) Author: Donaldson, Jerry "Nub"
Sponsor: Braecklein, Bill
Relating to competitive bidding for permanent improvements at institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 1358 65-0 (1977) Author: Kubiak, Dan Relating to competitive bidding on contracts for the purchase of insurance by school districts. House: Public Education Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 1842 65-0 (1977) Author: Ragsdale, Paul Relating to a state agency's publication of notice of an invitation for bids or a request for proposals for professional or general services. House: State Affairs Coauthor authorized
HB 1899 65-0 (1977) Author: Clark, Jim Relating to notice and bid requirements on certain contracts of navigation districts. House: Natural Resources Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 1946 65-0 (1977) Author: Weddington, Sarah Relating to the methods of sale of certain university lands. House: State Affairs Assigned to Consent Calendar
SB 187 65-0 (1977) Author: Sherman, Max
Sponsor: Close, G.R. "Bob"
Relating to the advertisement of bids for material to be used by a county. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
90 Day Bill
SB 872 65-0 (1977) Author: Jones, Grant
Sponsor: Evans, Charles
Relating to contracts of school districts for property or services which require competitive bids and requirements for advertising for bids. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
90 Day Bill
SB 968 65-0 (1977) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to the prohibition of repurchase agreements in connection with a county's purchase of heavy mobile equipment by competitive bidding. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Reported from committee favorably
SB 989 65-0 (1977) Author: Braecklein, Bill Relating to competitive bidding on contracts for permanent improvements at institutions of higher education. Senate: Education Referred to Committee on Education
SB 1110 65-0 (1977) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to publication in the Texas Register of the Board of Control's notices of invitations for bids. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 1255 64-0 (1975) Author: Grant, Ben Z. Relating to the procedures applicable to the State Board of Control in obtaining rental space for state agencies and departments. House: State Affairs Reported from committee favorably with amendments
HB 1993 64-0 (1975) Author: Bailey, Kay Relating to the procedure by which counties having a population of eight hundred thousand (800,000) or more according to the last preceding or any future Federal Census shall purchase supplies and materials. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 1999 64-0 (1975) Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill" Relating to construction contracts of water control and improvement districts. House: Natural Resources Referred to subcommittee
SB 473 64-0 (1975) Author: Hance, Kent
Sponsor: Evans, Charles
Relating to property and services a school district may contract for without competitive bids. House: Public Education
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Reported from committee favorably without amendments
HB 72 63-0 (1973) Author: Hutchison, Ray Exempting the sale of certain real property interests of political subdivisions from bid procedures and publication requirements; requiring sale or trade at market value. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Subcommittee hearing notice posted
HB 363 63-0 (1973) Author: Lombardino, Frank Relating to competitive bidding on certain contracts involving political subdivisions; providing certain exceptions; declaring certain laws unaffected by this Act; and declaring an emergency. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Subcommittee hearing date
HB 572 63-0 (1973) Author: Green, Forrest Requiring the Board of Regents of the University of Texas System to give additional public notice with regards to taking bids and awarding contract for the construction of any facility in the University of Texas System. House: Education Referred to Committee on Education
HB 1086 63-0 (1973) Author: Barnhart, Ray A. Relating to required competitive bidding on certain contracts negotiated by public school boards. House: Education Subcommittee hearing date
HB 1275 63-0 (1973) Author: Kubiak, Dan To raise the amount of personalty or building services a school district may contract without advertising for bids. House: Education Reported favorably
HB 1400 63-0 (1973) Author: Powers, Pike Relating to competitive bidding on contracts made by cities and counties. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Sent to Calendar Committee
HB 1526 63-0 (1973) Author: Barnhart, Ray A. Repealing Chapter 163, Acts of the 42nd Legislature, Regular Session, 1931, as amended (Article 2368a, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes); repealing Chapter 923, Acts of the 62nd Legislature, Regular Session, 1971, as amended (Article 2368.1, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes); and declaring an emergency. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1659 63-0 (1973) Author: Vecchio, James S. Relating to competitive bidding for all architectural design contracts for new school buildings by the board of any independent school districts; amending Subsection (c), Section 21.901, Texas Education Code; and declaring an emergency. House: Education Referred to Committee on Education
SB 859 63-0 (1973) Author: Harrington, D. Roy
Sponsor: Powers, Pike
Relating to competitive bidding on and giving of bond for faithful performance of certain contracts made by cities and counties; amending Section 2, Chapter 163, General Laws, Acts of the 42nd Legislature, Regular Session, 1931, as amended (Article 2368a, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes); and declaring an emergency. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 936 63-0 (1973) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to competitive bidding for all architectural design contracts for new school buildings by the board of any independent school district. Senate: Education Sent to subcommittee
SB 974 63-0 (1973) Author: Harrington, D. Roy Relating to certain bids for certain materials supplied to a county. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Received from the Senate
HB 930 62-0 (1971)
Sponsor: Bernal, Joe J.
Relating to competitive bidding on certain contracts involving political subdivisions.
HB 1667 62-0 (1971) Author: Tarbox, Elmer Relating to exceptions in emergency situations from the requirement that certain contracts proposed to be made by a public school board be submitted to competitive bidding.
SB 756 62-0 (1971) Author: Herring, Charles
Sponsor: Davis, Harold
Relating to eliminating the requirement for a bidder's affidavit and requiring a bidder's certification on each bid certifying that the bidder has not violated the antitrust laws of Texas or the Federal antitrust laws.
HB 33 61-0 (1969) Author: Shannon, Jr., Joe Relating to purchasing procedures in counties having a population not less than 350,000 and not more than 800,000, and having an assessed valuation of $800,000,000 or more.
HB 496 61-0 (1969) Author: Musgrove, Burke Relating to authorizing the Texas Department of Corrections through the Board of Control of the State of Texas to supply printing, binding, stationery and supplies of like character for the State of Texas.
HB 110 60-0 (1967) Author: Cavness, Don Relating to amending certain statute in order to eliminate the requirement that a contract bidder file an antitrust affidavit each time he submits a contract bid and to require a bidder to file, and to renew, the affidavit with his bid list application.
HB 611 60-0 (1967) Author: Nugent, James E. Relating to ament certain acts relative to letting of contracts by cities and counties.
HB 1278 60-0 (1967) Author: Williams, Lindon Relating to amending certain acts by adding thereto a provision that in the submission of competitive bids for all contracts proposed to be made by the State Highway Department for the improvement of any highway constituting a part of the State Highway System or for material shall include a provision that articles, materials and supplies furnished under such contracts shall conform to the same requirements that the laws of the United State require.
HB 1308 60-0 (1967) Author: Musgrove, Burke | et. al. Relating to requiring disclosure of information as to ownership by applicants for placement on the bidders list maintained by the Board of Control in connection with state purchasing and providing a penalty for giving false or incomplete information.
HB 1316 60-0 (1967) Author: Kohler, Ira L. Relating to amending the Harris County Road Law to provide that a deposit by bidders of a bid bond of five per cent (5%) of the amount of the book bid conditioned on performance, or in the discretion of the Commissioners Court, a deposit by bidders of a bid bond of five percent (5%) of the amount of the bid conditioned that a successful bidder will enter into a contract and a performance bond in a sum equal to the amount of money to be paid by the County under the contract.
SB 112 60-0 (1967) Author: Herring, Charles Relating to amending certain statute so as to eliminate the requirement that a contract bidder file an antitrust affidavit each time he submits a contract bid and to require a bidder to file, and to renew, the affidavit with his bid list application.
SB 555 60-0 (1967) Author: Christie, Joe William Relating to amending certain statutes so as to include a provision that in the submission of competitive bids of all contracts proposed to be made by the State Highway Department for the improvement of any highway constituting a part of the State Highway System, the department shall require all construction contracts to include a provision that articles, materials and supplies utilized in the performance of such contracts shall conform to the same requirements that the laws of the United States require.
HB 146 59-0 (1965) Author: Beckham, Vernon Finis Relating to amending certain Statutes relating to the requirement of competitive bids in purchases by counties.
HB 152 59-0 (1965) Author: Traeger, John | et. al. Relating to repealing certain statutes relative to competitive bids by Texas public school boards.
HB 515 59-0 (1965) Author: Simpson, Joshua M. "Red" Relating to competitive bidding on contracts and purchases made by trustees of school districts.
SB 6 59-0 (1965) Author: Parkhouse, George M. Relating to repealing Acts of 1963, 58th Legislature, Page 953, Chapter 378, Section 1, designated as Article 2752a, Revised Civil Statutes of Texas, relative to Competitive Bidding on certain contracts by Board of Trustees of Common School Districts.
HB 143 58-0 (1963) Author: Beckham, Vernon Finis Relating to raising to Three Hundred Dollars ($300) the amount of emergency purchases a county may make without advertising for competitive bidding.
HB 356 58-0 (1963) Author: Cory, Richard Henry "Dick" Relating to the purchase of commodities by competitive bidding by public agencies or political subdivisions of this State.
HB 524 58-0 (1963) Author: Whitfield, Jr., Joseph Charles "Whit" | et. al. Relating to providing for competitive bidding on all purchases by a public school of a value over One Thousand Dollars ($1,000) and on all contracts by a public school for the construction, maintenance, repair or renovation of any building or for the materials used in the construction, maintenance, repair or renovation thereof when said contracts involve One Thousand Dollars ($1,000) or more.
HB 987 58-0 (1963) Author: Pipkin, Maurice Snow "Pip" | et. al. Relating to making the requirements governing advertising for bids by navigation districts coming within the purview of the Act conform with the requirements governing advertising for bids by counties and cities of this State.
SB 385 58-0 (1963) Author: Hall, Ralph M. Relating to raising to Five Hundred ($500) Dollars the amount of emergency purchases a county may make without advertising for competitive bidding.
HB 628 57-0 (1961) Author: Pearcy, Jr., Cecil Wilton | et. al. Relating to any Home Rule City having a charter which provides that its bonds shall be advertised for sale after the bonds have been authorized and issued.
HB 903 57-0 (1961) Author: Koliba, Sr., Homer Louis Relating to amending a certain Act relating to requirements of competitive bids on contracts by cities, counties, and school districts.
SB 335 57-0 (1961) Author: Secrest, Jarrard Relating to any home rule city having a charter which provides that its bonds shall be advertised for sale after the bonds have been authorized and issued; providing that the governing body of such city shall advertise its bonds for sale and receive bids therefor before passage of the ordinance authorizing the issuance of the bonds.
HB 352 56-0 (1959) Author: Whitfield, Jr., Joseph Charles "Whit" Relating to counties having a population of eight hundred thousand (800,000) or more, relating to the purchasing of or contracting for supplies and material for the use of counties, providing for the advertising for bids once each week for two (2) successive weeks in at least one daily newspaper published and circulated in the county, where the total expenditure for any such purchase or any such contract shall exceed One Thousand Dollars ($1,000).
SB 4 56-0 (1959) Author: Phillips, Jimmy Relating to requiring competitive bids on purchases and expenditures made by the Board of Trustees of school districts.
SB 129 56-0 (1959) Author: Baker, Robert W. Relating to providing that in all cases where two or more responsible bidders submit the lowest and best bids in connection with a proposed county, city, or district contract and these bids are identical in both amount and nature, the Commissioners Court of the county or the governing body of the city or district shall only enter into a contract with one of the responsible bidders and the one bidder shall be selected by casting of lots, and the casting of lots shall be in such manner as shall be prescribed by the County Judge or Mayor or governing body of the district, as the case may be, and shall be conducted in the presence of the governing body of the county, city or district, at which time all qualified bidders or their legal representatives may also be present.
SB 485 56-0 (1959) Author: Hardeman, Dorsey B. Relating to amending certain acts so as to provide that contracts for printing General and Special Session Laws may be awarded to the lowest responsible bidder regardless of residence in order to obtain more economical printing costs.
SB 13 56-2 (1959) Author: Baker, Robert W. Relating to amending certain statutes to provide that certain requirements shall not apply to the bidding for treasurer of an independent school district.
SB 5 56-3 (1959) Author: Baker, Robert W. Relating to amending certain acts to make applicable to all counties, cities, and districts in the State of Texas where bidding is required, regardless of whether the bids are submitted pursuant to the provisions of a General Law, or Special Law, or a city charter, or a city ordinance, with certain exceptions.
HB 354 55-0 (1957) Author: Elliott, William Marshall "Bill" | et. al. Relating to amending certain Acts to provide for publication once each week for two (2) successive weeks of advertisements for the taking of bids for the sale or lease of property owned by Navigation Districts.
HB 600 55-0 (1957) Author: Spilman, Wade Fetzer | et. al. Relating to amending certain Statutes to increase the amount of purchase which may be made upon an emergency.
SB 179 55-0 (1957) Author: Fly, William S. "Bill" Relating to creating a more efficient system for maintaining the roads and highways of Victoria County.
SB 378 55-0 (1957) Author: Fuller, Jep S. Relating to amending certain Statutes prescribing the authority of the Navigation and Canal Commissioners of navigation districts in relation to construction contracts in cases of public calamity or extreme emergency or unforeseen damage to property of such navigation districts.
HB 34 55-1 (1957) Author: Latimer, Roy Truett | et. al. Relating to the purchasing of departmental supplies for state schools, eleemosynary institutions and departments by the Board of Control.
HB 8 54-0 (1955) Author: Talasek, Reuben Daniel "Rip" Relating to authorizing and directing the Board for Texas State Hospital and Special Schools to set apart surplus real property owned by the various State Hospitals and Special Schools; authorizing the State Building Commission to sell such land; providing for a notice for bids; providing for receiving of bids; providing for acceptance of bids and execution of necessary deeds to highest bidder.
HB 159 54-0 (1955) Author: Sandahl, Jr., Charles L. Relating to amending Statutes so as to authorize the Board of Control to award contracts for printing, binding, stationary adn supplies of like character estimated to cost less than Five Hundred ($500.00) Dollars by competitive bidding without public advertising under certain conditions; exempting the purchasing of supplies for the Legislature from the provisions of this Act.
HB 681 54-0 (1955) Author: Bryan, Sr., Jack C. Relating to amending certain statutes to allow cashier's checks or Bank Exchange or Bank Money Orders to accompany bids; amending Statutes to dispense with the necessity of an affidavit from the seller in connection with invoices of Fifty Dollars or less.
HB 705 54-0 (1955) Author: Seeligson, Frates Slick Relating to providing for payment of an amount equal to one per cent (1%) of each bid on mineral lease and land sales as a special sale fee; providing that such special payments on high bids be deposited to the General Revenue Fund; providing that failure to remit the special fee shall not render a bid void; providing for demand of payment of such fee; providing a penalty for failure or refusal to make such payment.
SB 50 54-0 (1955) Author: Latimer, Oswald E. "Ozzie" Relating to authorizing the State Board of Education to contract for the rebinding and rehabilitation of free textbooks used in the free pubic school system of Texas; prescribing the procedure for calling of bids and the awarding of contracts on all such books or designated classifications of same; providing for a bidder's bond; providing for a performance bond by each successful bidder; requiring approval of such contracts in compliance with Article XVI, Section 21, Constitution of Texas; providing the Attorney General shall prepare the contract form(s), and when requested by the State Board of Education, shall file suit against any such contractor for breach of contract; providing for the preparation and availability of specifications and stipulations to constitute a part of the contract by incorporation or copy attachment; providing textbooks may be restored for use and rehabilitated by and under the supervisions of the Texas Education Agency when the same do not need rebinding; providing authority heretofore existing and recognized in the State Board of Control to execute such contracts shall be superseded by the authority granted herein to the State Board of Education.
SB 125 54-0 (1955) Author: Shireman, William H. Relating to amending certain Acts by requiring thirty days publication of notice for letting certain contracts and providing that upon petition of 1% of the taxpaying voters the city or county shall call a bond election in certain circumstances.
SB 234 54-0 (1955) Author: Roberts, Herbert Ray Relating to prohibiting any person, firm, corporation or association charged with a violation of the anti-trust laws of this state from bidding on contracts with or contracting with the state; prohibiting the Board of Control or any other state department or agency from accepting bids from or contracting with such person, firm, corporation or association; making all contracts in violation of this Act void; making the Act cumulative but controlling.
SB 322 54-0 (1955) Author: Martin, Crawford Collins Relating to providing for tender of payment of an amount equal to one per cent (1%) of each bid on mineral lease and land sales as a special sale fee; providing a penalty for failure or refusal to make such payment.
HB 342 53-0 (1953) Author: Walling, J. B. Relating to amending certain Acts relating to contracts let by the State Highway Department.
HB 410 52-0 (1951) Author: Carr, Waggoner Relating to validating certain sales and conveyances, or attempted sales and conveyances, of county lands, and interests in county lands, under certain conditions therein described; provided more than three years have elapsed since the date of such sale or attempted sale; and providing that this Act shall not apply to any sale or conveyance the validity of which is involved in any litigation pending at the time this act becomes effective.
SB 352 52-0 (1951) Author: Hudson, Hill D. Relating to amending Statutes governing advertising of bids by cities and counties.
HB 82 50-0 (1947) Author: Stump, William R. "Bill" | et. al. Relating to amending a previous Act, providing that no Commissioners Court and no city in this State shall make a contract calling for or requiring the expenditure or payment of Two Thousand Dollars ($2,000) or more out of any fund or funds of any county or subdivision of any county or city, without first submitting such proposed contract to competitive bids; repealing all General and Special Laws in conflict.
SB 127 49-0 (1945) Author: Mauritz, Fred Relating to authorizing the State Board of Control, at its option, to sell the Texas Railroad running from North Rusk, Texas, to Palestine, Texas, within two years.
HB 255 47-0 (1941) Author: Crosthwait, John L. | et. al. Relating to providing for the public sale of all bonds issued by any county, city, town, school district, or other political sub-division or municipal corporation of the State of Texas.
HB 455 47-0 (1941) Author: Kinard, DeWitt Edward Relating to regulating and prescribing limitations for all printing for the State of Texas and political subdivisions thereof; prescribing penalties.
HB 731 47-0 (1941) Author: Rampy, Willard (William) Henry Relating to amending House Bill No. 375 of the Acts of the Regular Session of the Forty-Seventh Legislature, regarding County Contracts and Validation of Notices, for the purpose of correcting a clerical error made during passage of the bill.
HB 814 47-0 (1941) Author: Anderson, Preston Louis Relating to amending a certain Article by providing that contracts for the purchase by counties for certain supplies shall be awarded to the party who, in the judgment of the Commissioners Court, has submitted the lowest and best bid.
HB 943 47-0 (1941) Author: Kinard, DeWitt Edward Relating to regulating and prescribing limitations for all printing for the State of Texas and political subdivisions thereof; prescribing penalties.
SB 139 47-0 (1941) Author: Metcalfe, Penrose B. Relating to validating notices to bidders on certain county projects and notices of intention to issue time warrants.
SB 317 47-0 (1941) Author: Metcalfe, Penrose B. Relating to amending certain Act which became effective on March 7, 1941 for the purpose of correcting a clerical error made during passage of the bill validating notices for contracts.
HB 1007 46-0 (1939) Author: Blankenship, Dallas A. | et. al. Relating to providing that in certain counties have purchased and adopted voting machines for the purpose of holding elections, the County Auditor, upon order of the Commissioners Court, shall advertise for bids for the hauling and/or transporting voting machines to the various precincts in the county.
HB 1127 46-0 (1939) Author: Bray, Clayton Relating to requiring every office, department, institution, board, etc. to give a percentage preference on all bids submitted for the purchase of supplies, products and materials and bids submitted for the construction of public buildings.
HB 810 43-0 (1933) Author: Pope, Walter Elmer "Uncle Elmer" Relating to amending certain statute relating to notice of competitive bids and the right to referendum so as to provide that it shall not apply to cities and towns acting under authority of this Act until after June 1, 1934, instead of after June 1, 1932.
SB 239 43-0 (1933) Author: Murphy, William Cecil | et. al. Relating to providing that the State Board of Control shall furnish proposals to those making application therefor in all cases where contracts are to be made.
SB 54 43-1 (1933) Relating to providing for the construction and maintenance of State Highways under the control of the State Highway Department, regulating the making of highway contracts.
HB 312 42-0 (1931) Author: Petsch, Alfred P.C. | et. al. Relating to requiring Commissioners' Court and governing bodies of cities and towns in this State to advertise for bids on projects respecting public improvements under certain conditions.
SB 279 42-0 (1931) Author: Moore, Joseph M. "Joe" Relating to the sale of University Land Oil and Gas by Board of Control.
SB 22 41-4 (1930) Author: Parrish, Pinkney L. "Pink" | et. al. Relating to providing for a county depository for trust funds in the possession of County and District Clerks, providing the manner of selection and designation of same and paying out said funds and liability of depository for failure to pay checks drawn on said funds, requiring depositories to receive deposits of said funds and pay checks on same at the county seat, authorizing the Commissioners' Court to require a new bond of depositories, relieving County and District Clerks from liability for said funds upon deposit of same in the depository, making the County liable for the loss of any funds placed in the depository, requiring County and District Clerks having custody of money for more than three days deposited in Court to abide the result of any legal proceeding to deposit same in the depository, providing manner of carrying accounts in the depository and withdrawing same, providing manner of holding trust funds in counties not having a depository for trust funds, prescribing penalties for violation of the Act; providing that the same shall become effective February 10, 1931.
SB 275 39-0 (1925) Author: Bledsoe, William Harrison Relating to providing that in constructing, remodeling, or improving public buildings, where the amount involved exceeds five hundred dollars, to be done by competitive bidding and contract, authorizing injunction proceedings. Senate: Public Buildings and Grounds
SB 386 39-0 (1925) Author: Woodward, Walter Calisto Relating to requiring all public works authorized to be done by the State, or by any county, city or town incorporated under General or Special Law, or school district created by General or Special Law, to be done under contract and contracts by competitive bidding. Senate: Civil Jurisprudence
SB 406 38-0 (1923) Author: Darwin, Henry Lewis Relating to prohibiting commissioners' courts and supervisors of levee improvement districts from letting any contract calling for or requiring the expenditure of two thousand ($2,000) dollars or more without first submitting same to competitive bids and publishing notice of the proposed letting of such contract.
HB 97 37-0 (1921) Author: Hall, James W. Relating to a certain Act regarding purchase of supplies and contracts for labor on behalf of school districts.
HB 411 37-0 (1921) Author: Teer, Claud D. Relating to amend a certain Act regarding the purchase of supplies for the use of counties.
HB 141 36-0 (1919) Author: Stephens, Caulie R. | et. al. Relating to amending certain articles relating to contracts for materials for the county so as to provide for the making of contracts by the commissioners' court; and providing against the indiscriminate making of accounts to nature and become due in the future.
HB 557 36-0 (1919) Author: Lange, Edward Henry | et. al. Relating to amending certain statute providing for the purchase of material and supplies of every kind and character, road and bridge material or any other material for the use of any county or any of it officers, departments or institutions.
HB 89 36-2 (1919) Author: Barnes, William Henry "Frank" Relating to amending certain articles relating to the bonds of textbook contractors.
HB 341 35-0 (1917) Author: Holland, Robert H. | et. al. Relating to bids for materials and supplies furnished counties.
HB 151 33-0 (1913) Author: Dove, Daniel C. | et. al. Relating to handling county depositories and directing the Commissioner's Court of any county how to handle such funds.
HB 510 22-0 (1891) Relating to opening bids and letting of contracts.

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