Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts

Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts, Glenn Hegar

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Contract Management Guide Features

The CMG includes a model of contract provisions, to distinguish between essential, recommended and optional contract provisions.

The CMG addresses the maximum contract term, after which a new competitive solicitation must be issued.

The CMG recommends time frames for the solicitation, evaluation, negotiation, and awarding of a major contract.

The CMG establishes procedures through which state agencies must consult with the CAT before issuing a solicitation for a major contract.

The CMG establishes the procedure agencies must use in attempting to determine why a single response is submittedto an agency procurement solicitation.

The CMG establishes procedures under which a state agency is required to solicit explanations from qualified potential respondents who did not respond to a competitive solicitation for a contract on which fewer than two qualified bids were received by the agency.

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In 2015, the Texas Legislature passed House Bill 855, which requires state agencies to publish a list of the three most commonly used Web browsers on their websites. The Texas Comptroller’s most commonly used Web browsers are Microsoft Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Apple Safari.