|(a) Agencies are required to prepare a written HUB
business plan, which shall provide for increasing the utilization
of HUBs in purchasing, and in public works contracts in accordance
with Government Code, §2161.123.
(b) Pursuant to Government Code, §2161.003, state
agencies shall adopt the comptroller's rules related to administering
Government Code, Chapter 2161, Subchapters B and C.
(c) Agencies must include a detailed report with their
legislative appropriations request that shows the extent to which
the agency complied with Government Code, Chapter 2161, and the rules
of the comptroller relating to HUBs. The report should include the
state agency's effort to identify HUBs for contracts and subcontracts,
the agency's utilization of HUBs, and the agency's successes and shortfalls
at increasing HUB participation.