Sec. 122.007: Fair Market Price; Purchasing Procedures

(a) The workforce commission shall determine the fair market price of all products and services manufactured or provided by persons with disabilities and offered for sale to the various agencies and departments of the state and its political subdivisions by a community rehabilitation program participating in the program administered under this chapter. The workforce commission shall ensure that the products and services offered for sale offer the best value for the state or a political subdivision. The comptroller shall provide the workforce commission with the information and resources necessary for the workforce commission to comply with this subsection.

(b) Repealed by Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 672 , Sec. 27(7), eff. September 1, 2015.

(c) The workforce commission shall revise the prices periodically to reflect changing market conditions.

(d) Before offering for sale products and services manufactured or provided by persons with disabilities to state agencies and political subdivisions, the workforce commission shall test the goods and services in accordance with Section 2155.069, Government Code, to the extent necessary to ensure quality. The workforce commission may enter into a contract with a private or public entity to assist with testing. The comptroller shall make awards under this section based on proposed goods and services meeting formal state specifications developed by the comptroller or meeting commercial specifications approved by the comptroller.

(e) Requisitions for products and services required by state agencies are processed by the comptroller according to rules established by the comptroller.

Comments

Amended by Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 460, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1995; Acts 1997, 75th Leg., ch. 1206, Sec. 25, eff. Sept. 1, 1997.

Amended by:

Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1 (S.B. 219), Sec. 4.419, eff. April 2, 2015.

Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 672 (S.B. 212), Sec. 7, eff. September 1, 2015.

Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 672 (S.B. 212), Sec. 27(7), eff. September 1, 2015.