State Laws

Implementation of House Bill 89 -Prohibits Contracting or Investing With Companies Who Boycott Israel

In 2017, the Texas Legislature adopted House Bill 89, which added Chapter 2270 to the Subtitle F, Title 10, Government Code to prohibit government entities from contracting with companies who boycott Israel and from investing in companies that boycott Israel. 

Implementation of Senate Bill 252 

In 2017, the Texas Legislature adopted Senate Bill 252 which added Chapter 2252 to Subtitle F, Title 10 Government Code stating “… a governmental may not enter into a contract with a company that does business with Iran, Sudan, or any known terrorist organization.

Implementation of House Bill 1295-Certificate of Interested Parties Form

In 2015, the Texas Legislature adopted House Bill 1295, which added section 2252.908 of the Government Code.  

For further information, please refer to the Texas Ethics Commission Website.

HUB Certification

Interested in becoming a Historically Underutilized Business vendor? Please visit the Comptroller’s website for more information.

State of Texas Local Government Codes

Purchasing and Contracting Authority of Municipalities - Chapter 252 is available online

Purchasing and Contracting Authority of Municipalities, Counties, and Certain Other Local Governments - Chapter 271 is available online here.

State of Texas Government Codes: Professional and Consulting Services - Chapter 2254 is available online here

Contracting and Delivery Procedures for Construction Projects - Chapter 2269 is available online here.