|(a) The purpose of this subchapter is to establish
the authority and responsibility to promote full and equal business
opportunities for all businesses in state contracting in accordance
with the goals specified in the State of Texas Disparity Study. It
is the policy of the State of Texas and the Commission to encourage
the use of historically underutilized businesses and to implement
this policy through race, ethnic, and gender-neutral means.
(b) In accordance with Government Code §2161.003,
the Commission adopts by reference the Historically Underutilized
Business rules of the Comptroller of Public Accounts in 34 Texas Administrative
Code §§20.82(d)(1), 20.82(d)(4), and 20.282 - 20.287, relating
to the Historically Underutilized Business Program.
|Source Note: The provisions of this §252.2 adopted to be effective February 10, 2003, 28 TexReg 1172; amended to be effective June 8, 2008, 33 TexReg 4299; amended to be effective October 16, 2018, 43 TexReg 6815