Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts

Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts, Glenn Hegar

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Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts
Revised November 1, 2013
Minnesota Resident Bidder Preference

Building and Construction: Contracts; award, Minnesota Statute Ann., §16C.28(5). State's contract preferences are not cumulative.

Procurement: Designation of procurements from small businesses, Minnesota Statute Ann., §16C.16(7). For specified goods or services, may award up to 6.0% preference to targeted small businesses. "Small business" is limited to those with their principal place of business in Minnesota. For construction contracts, may award up to 4.0% preference to small businesses located in economically disadvantaged area.

Procurement: Purchases; Printing, Minnesota Statute Ann., §16B.122, subdivision 2. Whenever practicable, public entities shall purchase paper which has been made on a paper machine located in Minnesota.

Minnesota Session Laws, 88th Legislature, Reg. Session (2013) CHAPTER 85--H.F.No. 729, Article 6, Section 11; Solar Photovoltaic Modules. No solar photovoltaic module may be installed that is financed directly or indirectly, wholly or in part, with money appropriated in this act, unless the solar photovoltaic module is made in Minnesota as defined in Minnesota Statutes, §16B.323, subdivision 1, paragraph (b).

Small Business: Preference procurements from economically disadvantaged small businesses, Minnesota §1230.1830. For commodities and services, economically disadvantaged small businesses are awarded up to 6.0% preference. For construction projects, economically disadvantaged small businesses are awarded up to 4.0% preference.


Procurement: Acquisitions, Minnesota Statute Ann., §16C.06(7). Application of reciprocal preference.

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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.