Bill Text: TX HB3898 | 2019-2020 | 86th Legislature | Introduced


Bill Title: Relating to the authority of a county to require electronic bids or proposals for competitive bidding.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-04-16 - Companion considered in lieu of in committee [HB3898 Detail]

Download: Texas-2019-HB3898-Introduced.html
  86R2830 SCL-D
 
  By: Sherman, Sr. H.B. No. 3898
 
 
 
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED
 
AN ACT
  relating to the authority of a county to require electronic bids or
  proposals for competitive bidding.
         BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
         SECTION 1.  Section 262.0225, Local Government Code, is
  amended by amending Subsection (c) and adding Subsection (c-1) to
  read as follows:
         (c)  A county may receive bids or proposals under this
  subchapter in hard-copy format or through electronic transmission.
  Except as provided by Subsection (c-1), a [A] county shall accept
  any bids or proposals submitted in hard-copy format.
         (c-1)  A commissioners court of a county may by order require
  submission of bids or proposals under this subchapter through
  electronic transmission.
         SECTION 2.  This Act takes effect immediately if it receives
  a vote of two-thirds of all the members elected to each house, as
  provided by Section 39, Article III, Texas Constitution.  If this
  Act does not receive the vote necessary for immediate effect, this
  Act takes effect September 1, 2019.
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