|(a) "Professional and consultant services" is defined as any service for which the grantee uses an outside source for necessary support. Professional and consultant services include, but are not limited to, accounting services, counseling, legal services, and computer support. (b) Any contract or agreement entered into by a grantee that obligates grant funds must be in writing and consistent with Texas contract law. Grantees must maintain adequate documentation supporting budget items for a contractor's time, services, and rates of compensation. Grantees must establish a contract administration and monitoring system to regularly and consistently ensure that contract deliverables are provided as specified in the contract. (c) Grant funds may not be used to pay for any professional and consultant services for a person or vendor who participates directly in writing a grant application.