|(a) In accordance with Government Code, §2161.062(e), state agencies with biennial budgets that exceed $10 million shall designate a staff member to serve as the Historically Underutilized Business (HUB) Coordinator for the agency during the fiscal year. The HUB coordinator will advise and assist agency executive directors and staff in complying with the requirements of this subchapter, Government Code, §321.013, and §2101.011, and Government Code, Chapter 2161. (b) To demonstrate good faith effort, an agency shall provide the HUB coordinator with necessary and sufficient resources from its current operations and budget to effectively promote the achievement of all the responsibilities of the HUB coordinator. The HUB coordinator will assist its agency in the development of the agency's procurement specifications, HUB subcontracting plans, and evaluation of contracts for compliance. The HUB coordinator should be in a position that reports, communicates, and provides information directly to the agency's executive director. To assist state agencies and the comptroller with HUB compliance, the duties and responsibilities of HUB coordinators include, but are not limited to, facilitating compliance with the agency's good faith effort criteria, HUB reporting, contract administration, and marketing and outreach efforts for HUB participation. The comptroller may assist agencies, upon request, to identify other responsibilities of a HUB coordinator for compliance.
|Source Note: The provisions of this §20.26 adopted to be effective April 19, 2000, 25 TexReg 3232; transferred effective September 1, 2007, as published in the Texas Register July 6, 2007, 32 TexReg 4237; amended to be effective September 14, 2011, 36 TexReg 5930