Texas Administrative Code
|TITLE 22||EXAMINING BOARDS|
|PART 1||TEXAS BOARD OF ARCHITECTURAL EXAMINERS|
|SUBCHAPTER H||PROFESSIONAL CONDUCT|
|RULE §1.147||Professional Services Procurement Act|
An Architect shall neither submit a competitive bid to nor solicit a competitive bid on behalf of any governmental entity that is prohibited by the Professional Services Procurement Act, Subchapter A, Chapter 2254, Government Code, from making a selection or awarding a contract on the basis of competitive bids. For purposes of this section, the term "competitive bid" means information which specifies the fee charged by an Architect for a professional service, including information from which such fee may be extrapolated or indirectly determined. An Architect may disclose to a governmental entity the fee for a professional service, including information found in a fee schedule, only after the governmental entity has selected the Architect on the basis of demonstrated competence and qualifications pursuant to the Professional Services Procurement Act.
|Source Note: The provisions of this §1.147 adopted to be effective March 1, 2001, 26 TexReg 1712; amended to be effective November 23, 2014, 39 TexReg 9006|