Note: This publication is no longer current. Removal Date: 03/12/2016

Contract Workforce Requirements


The General Appropriations Act (Act) placed requirements on state agencies and institutions of higher education (agencies) regarding the execution of contracts for expending funds to pay for a “contract workforce.”

Note: This rider was removed from the General Appropriations Act by the 80th Legislature.

History by State Agencies

  1. Initially adopted by the 77th Legislature in 1999 (Senate Bill 1, Article IX, Page IX-33), Section 4.07 of the Act defined a contract workforce and required agencies to:
  1. In 2005, the 79th Legislature modified Section 4.07 (Senate Bill 1, Article IX, Page IX-23), eliminating the annual reporting requirement to the Legislative Budget Board, the State Auditor’s Office and the Governor’s Office.

  2. In 2007, the 80th Legislature removed this rider from the General Appropriations Act.