Texas Local Government Code

Sec. § 271.054
Competitive Procurement Requirement


Before the governing body of an issuer may enter into a contract requiring an expenditure by or imposing an obligation or liability on the issuer, or on a subdivision of the issuer if the issuer is a county, of more than $50,000, the governing body must:

(1)

submit the proposed contract to competitive procurement; or

(2)

use an alternate method of project delivery authorized by Chapter 2269 (Contracting and Delivery Procedures for Construction Projects), Government Code.
Acts 1987, 70th Leg., ch. 149, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1987. Amended by Acts 1993, 73rd Leg., ch. 757, Sec. 15, eff. Sept. 1, 1993; Acts 2001, 77th Leg., ch. 675, Sec. 1, eff. June 13, 2001.
Amended by:
Acts 2009, 81st Leg., R.S., Ch. 1266 (H.B. 987), Sec. 7, eff. June 19, 2009.
Acts 2011, 82nd Leg., R.S., Ch. 1129 (H.B. 628), Sec. 2.10, eff. September 1, 2011.
Acts 2013, 83rd Leg., R.S., Ch. 161 (S.B. 1093), Sec. 22.002(24), eff. September 1, 2013.
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