Texas Local Government Code

Sec. § 271.0275
Safety Record of Bidder Considered


In determining who is a responsible bidder, the governmental entity may take into account the safety record of the bidder, of the firm, corporation, partnership, or institution represented by the bidder, or of anyone acting for such a firm, corporation, partnership, or institution if:

(1)

the governing body of the governmental entity has adopted a written definition and criteria for accurately determining the safety record of a bidder;

(2)

the governing body has given notice to prospective bidders in the bid specifications that the safety record of a bidder may be considered in determining the responsibility of the bidder; and

(3)

the determinations are not arbitrary and capricious.
Added by Acts 1989, 71st Leg., ch. 1, Sec. 58(d), eff. Aug. 28, 1989.
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