Bill

HB 2581

87(R) - 2021
House State Affairs
House State Affairs
Local Government
Purchasing
State Purchasing

Contact the Author

Kyle Kacal

Phone:

512-463-0412

Capitol Office:

E2.810

Email:

Vote Recommendation

Yes
  • Neutral
  • Neutral
  • Neutral
  • Positive
  • Neutral

Author(s)

Kyle Kacal

Bill Caption

Relating to civil works projects and other construction projects of governmental entities.

Fiscal Notes

No significant fiscal implication to the State is anticipated.

Bill Analysis

HB 2581 would update procedures for awarding contracts for civil works and other construction projects by governmental entities. The provisions of this bill would require disclosure of scoring methods, clarify the criteria for awarding contracts, and improve transparency in order to promote competitive bidding for relevant contracts.

Vote Recommendation Notes

Texas Action supports HB 2581 as this bill encourages the government to be more transparent and financially responsible with taxpayer money.

Contact the Author

Kyle Kacal

Phone:

512-463-0412

Capitol Office:

E2.810

Email: