Texas state agencies utilize statewide contracts established by the Comptroller's Office and the Department of Information Resources. Agencies are also authorized to establish individual contracts for services and goods not on statewide contracts. Contract bids and awards valued over $25,000 for commodities and over $100,000 for services are posted on the Electronic State Business Daily. The Legislative Budget Board oversees contract reporting and provides a searchable online database for awarded state contracts.
The Legislative Budget Board maintains the master database of all state government contracts that meet certain criteria.
You can use this database to search Texas state contracts by document type, fiscal year, agency, vendor and value.
The Comptroller’s Statewide Procurement Division (SPD) develops statewide contracts for non-IT products and services to streamline purchasing for state agencies, institutions of higher education and other state government entities.
DIR develops statewide contracts for information technology-related products and services.
In accordance with Section 2261.253 of the Texas Government Code, this list contains active private vendor contracts with the Comptroller of Public Accounts since September 1, 2015 that are not posted to the Legislative Budget Board (LBB) website.
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.