Honorable Byron Cook, Chair, House Committee on State Affairs
Ursula Parks, Director, Legislative Budget Board
HB535 by Davis, Yvonne (Relating to the preference given by state agencies to goods offered by bidders in this state or manufactured, produced, or grown in this state or in the United States.), As Introduced
No significant fiscal implication to the State is anticipated.
The bill would amend the Government Code, Section 2155 to require the Comptroller of Public Accounts (CPA) and all other state agencies making purchases to give preference to goods manufactured in this state and goods offered by Texas bidders under certain criteria. The CPA, the Department of Information Resources (DIR), the Texad Department of Transportation (TXDOT) and the Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ) indicates that any costs associated with the bill could be absorbed within the agency’s existing resources.
Local Government Impact
No significant fiscal implication to units of local government is anticipated.
304 Comptroller of Public Accounts, 313 Department of Information Resources, 601 Department of Transportation, 696 Department of Criminal Justice