Honorable Frank Madla, Chair, Senate Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
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. ), Committee Report 2nd House, As Amended
The bill would change from 2.4 million to 1 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 Bexar, Dallas, and Tarrant counties.