Texas Government Code

Sec. § 2176.004
Procedures for Improvement of Mail Operations

The comptroller shall:


in conjunction with the United States Postal Service, establish procedures to improve the measurement of state agency mail costs, using postage meters or stamps as appropriate;


establish procedures to determine the advantages to state agencies of presorting mail;


establish procedures to determine the lowest cost class of mail necessary to effectively accomplish individual state agency functions;


evaluate the cost-effectiveness of using alternatives to the United States Postal Service for delivering state agency mail;


train state agency personnel regarding cost-effective mailing practices;


set standards for receipt, delivery, collection, and dispatch of mail; and


publish and disseminate standards, guides, and instructions for managing mail and establish and implement procedures for monitoring compliance with the standards, guides, and instructions.
Added by Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 41, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1995.
Amended by:
Acts 2019, 86th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1071 (H.B. 1524), Sec. 112, eff. September 1, 2019.

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