Honorable Ray Allen, Chair, House Committee on County Affairs
John S. O'Brien, Deputy Director, Legislative Budget Board
HB2694 by Anchia (Relating to the eligibility of certain counties to use the competitive proposal procedure for certain purchases.), As Introduced
The bill would change from 2.4 million to 2 million the minimum population size of a county that would be eligible to use the competitive proposal procedure for certain purchases.
Under current statute, the population applies only to Harris County. By lowering the population requirement, the statute would also apply to Dallas County.