Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts

Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts, Glenn Hegar

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The State of Texas Procurement Manual

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General Information

Section One -- Procurement Authority

Section Two -- The Procurement Cycle

Need Defined

Procurement Method Selected

Non-Delegated Purchases

Delegated Purchases



Receipt of Bids

Evaluation & Awards

Inspection & Acceptance

Contract Administration


Section Three -- Procurement Review

Section Four -- Miscellaneous

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