Issue Date: 1997-09-01
Revised Date: 2021-06-10

Legal Cites

Object Type

Cash — Other Revenue

Origin Date

September 1, 1997 by H.B. 255, 75th Leg., R.S.


May provide open market purchasing services on fee-for-service basis for state agency purchases delegated to agency under §§ 2155.131, 2155.132, 2155.133, 2157.121 or as excepted in amount to recover cost of service.

May charge a fee for registration and renewal to be placed on a master bidders' list in amount to recover costs plus a $20 fee from each registrant used to enforce compliance and fraud prevention in the HUB program.

The Comptroller may recover costs from a state agency or vendor for the implementation of a purchasing system under Government Code sec. 2155.061. (2101.034)

Due Date

As determined by the Comptroller


S.B. 958, 74th Leg., R.S. added master bidders.

H.B. 1752, 75th Leg., R.S. added open market purchasing

State agency purchasers certification fees amended June 18, 1999 by S.B. 1127, 76th Leg., R.S. Moved to revenue object 3722 when transferred to Comptroller's office by H.B. 3560, 80th Leg., R.S.

Program transferred to Comptroller's office by H.B. 3560, 80th Leg., R.S.

S.B. 2381, 81st Leg., R.S. amended master bidders.

Cost recovery program added by H.B. 3116, 83rd Leg., R.S.

Prior to 5/28/2021, the Comptroller had authority to charge travel service contract fees under Government Code, sec. 2171.055 for the following local entities. The fee was repealed by S.B. 1122, 87th Leg., R.S. however entities are still permitted to participate in the program. Bills in parenthesis indicate enacting legislation amending these entities to sec. 2171.055:

  • County officers and sheriff or juvenile probation officers (H.B. 255, 75th Leg., R.S.)
  • County and municipal officers and employees (S.B. 204, 76th Leg., R.S.)
  • Public junior colleges and school districts (H.B. 898, 78th Leg., R.S.)
  • Communication or emergency communication districts (S.B. 1663 and H.B. 3047, 79th Leg., R.S.)
  • Transit and transportation authorities (S.B. 899, 81st Leg., R.S.)

USAS Values

Appropriation Year 24
Receipt Category 14 – Other
Receipt Type 30 – State Service Fees
Object Group 30 – Revenues
USAS Status A