Restricted Expenditures — Organizations
Chamber of Commerce Membership Fees
A state agency may not join a chamber of commerce. However, a state agency may contract for services with a chamber of commerce if the agency has specific or implied statutory authority for the contract.
Opinion of the Texas Attorney General NOS. DM-29 (1991), JM-716 (1987), JM-516 (1986), H-397 (1974).
- During a pre-payment or post-payment audit, a state agency must, upon request, make documentation available to the Comptroller’s office showing the services the agency has been receiving from the chamber of commerce.
- Comptroller object 7201 must be used.