Senate Bill 178 Directive

Sec. 2161.065 Mentor-Protégé Program. (a) The commission shall design a mentor-protege program to foster long-term relationships between prime contractors and historically underutilized businesses and to increase the ability of historically underutilized businesses to contract with the state or to receive subcontracts under a state contract. Each state agency with a biennial appropriation that exceeds $10 million shall implement the program designed by the commission. (b) Participation in the program must be voluntary for both the contractor and the historically underutilized business subcontractor.


Any questions regarding this directive should be directed to the TPWD HUB Program:, (512) 389-4784.