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Authorization for Warrant Pickup

The Agency Authorization for Warrant Pickup form (74-189) (login required) PDF allows an agency to tell the Comptroller’s office how to distribute its warrants to the agency:

  • Agency representatives or their delivery service can pick up warrants in person at the Comptroller’s office
  • The Statewide Procurement Division of the Comptroller’s office can deliver warrants to the agency
  • The Comptroller can mail the warrants

Every two years, the Comptroller’s office requires agencies to renew the form. The agency’s chief fiscal officer (CFO) or agency head must sign the form, as well as all agency representatives authorized to pick up warrants from the Comptroller’s office. Signatures must be hand-written original signatures; electronic signatures must not be used. Agencies and institutions may return the completed and signed form via:

In addition, the form must be updated to change the distribution method or add or delete authorized personnel. Agencies are required to retain a copy of the completed and signed form.

Except as noted in Payment Distribution, the Fiscal Management Division provides a warrant pickup window each business day from 8-10 a.m. at:

LBJ State Office Building
111 E. 17th Street, Ground Floor, Room G17
Austin, Texas 78774

The DIST field on the USAS D02 Agency Profile displays the agency’s primary warrant distribution method based on the agency’s selection on this form.

If you need to deviate from your agency’s primary warrant distribution method on a particular day, contact Payment Services the day before to coordinate.