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Authorization and Request Process for Data Changes to Statewide Payroll/Personnel Systems

Issued: Jan. 23, 2003
Updated: April 28, 2017 – View Changes

FPP M.009


Applicable to

State agencies and institutions of higher education


Only properly authorized employees may request data changes to the statewide payroll and personnel systems:

  • Human Resource Information System (HRIS)
  • Standardized Payroll/Personnel Reporting System (SPRS)
  • Uniform Statewide Payroll/Personnel System (USPS)
  • Centralized Accounting and Payroll/Personnel System (CAPPS)

The Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts has a statewide biennial update process for authorizing employees to request data changes.

Revocations and additional authorizations may be made at any time.

Updates due by May 31, 2017

By May 31, 2017, each agency and institution of higher education must submit names of authorized employees according to the Authorizing Employees to Request Data Changes to Statewide Payroll/Personnel Systems instructions in this fiscal policy and procedure (FPP).

All authorizations previously on file will expire on May 31, 2017.

Beginning June 1, 2017, only newly authorized state employees may request data changes.

Changes to this document
04/28/2017 Revised dates for 2017
04/24/2015 Revised dates for 2015
04/26/2013 Revised dates for 2013; added CAPPS to systems
05/03/2011 Revised dates for 2011; updated Form 73-318 (both Excel and PDF versions) – removed Social Security field
Glenn Hegar
Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts
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