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TITLE 34PUBLIC FINANCE
PART 1COMPTROLLER OF PUBLIC ACCOUNTS
CHAPTER 20STATEWIDE PROCUREMENT AND SUPPORT SERVICES
SUBCHAPTER DSOCIO-ECONOMIC PROGRAM
DIVISION 1HISTORICALLY UNDERUTILIZED BUSINESSES
RULE §20.281Policy and Purpose

It is the policy of the comptroller to encourage the use of historically underutilized businesses (HUBs) by state agencies and to assist agencies in the implementation of this policy through race, ethnic, and gender-neutral means. The purpose of the HUB program is to promote full and equal business opportunities for all businesses in an effort to remedy disparity in state procurement and contracting in accordance with the HUB goals specified in the State of Texas Disparity Study. This subchapter (relating to the Historically Underutilized Businesses) describes the minimum steps and requirements to be undertaken by the comptroller and state agencies to fulfill the state's HUB policy and attain aspirational goals recommended by the Texas Disparity Study.


Source Note: The provisions of this §20.281 adopted to be effective January 24, 2017, 42 TexReg 235

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