AUSTIN – The Texas Senate today approved SB 65, authored by Senator Jane Nelson, R-Flower Mound, responding to the continued failure of state agencies to follow laws and procedures on state contracting.
"Senate Bill 65 addresses serious breakdowns in procurement and contract oversight across state government," Senator Nelson said. "We have to hold agencies accountable and make sure that taxpayer dollars are not being misused."
Specifically, this bill:
The bill now goes to the House for consideration.
SENATOR JANE NELSON represents District 12, including portions of Tarrant and Denton Counties. She is Chairman of the Senate Finance Committee and the highest-ranking Republican in the Texas Senate.
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