State purchasing and contracting is highly complex, so it is important that information is readily available to agency purchasers, vendors and the agency staff who will be working commodities and services delivered to the state agencies and taxpayers.
Procurement Requirements-Value Thresholds (PDF)
Recognized advertising, delegation, competitive bidding, ethics & oversight, and posting requirements that impact accurate Statewide procurement and purchasing.
Statewide Procurement Outreach Team
Get help using Statewide Procurement Division online tools including TxSmartBuy and the Vendor Performance Tracking System.
Publications and Forms
Find contract and procurement manuals, purchasing statutes, forms, reports and downloadable datasets.
NIGP Commodity Book
Bidders, vendors, and state agency personnel can reference the class-item numbering and descriptions found in this book to make it easier for state vendors and customers to connect.
Statutes and Procedures
Find the statutes and rules that govern statewide procurement and purchasing by state agencies and higher education.
Research grants administered by state agencies and the Uniform Grant Management Standards.
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 Google Chrome, Microsoft Internet Explorer and Apple Safari.