Texas Government Code
Sec. § 2258.051
Duty of Public Body to Hear Complaints and Withhold Payment


A public body awarding a contract, and an agent or officer of the public body, shall:

(1)

take cognizance of complaints of all violations of this chapter committed in the execution of the contract; and

(2)

withhold money forfeited or required to be withheld under this chapter from the payments to the contractor under the contract, except that the public body may not withhold money from other than the final payment without a determination by the public body that there is good cause to believe that the contractor has violated this chapter.
Added by Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 76, Sec. 5.49(a), eff. Sept. 1, 1995.
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