Gov't Code Section 2269.367
Performance or Payment Bond
(a)A performance or payment bond is not required for the portion of a design-build contract under this section that includes design services only.
(b)If a fixed contract amount or guaranteed maximum price has not been determined at the time a design-build contract is awarded, the penal sums of the performance and payment bonds delivered to the governmental entity must each be in an amount equal to the construction budget, if commercially available and practical, as specified in the design criteria package.
(c)If the governmental entity awards a design-build contract under Section 2269.362 (Negotiation), the design-build firm shall deliver the bonds not later than the 10th day after the date the design-build firm executes the contract unless the design-build firm furnishes a bid bond or other financial security acceptable to the governmental entity to ensure that the design-build firm will furnish the required performance and payment bonds before the commencement of construction.
Section 2269.367 — Performance or Payment Bond,
https://statutes.capitol.texas.gov/Docs/GV/htm/GV.2269.htm#2269.367 (accessed Dec. 9, 2023).