Interagency and Interlocal Contracts

The primary Texas statute regarding contracts between agencies of the State of Texas is Chapter 771 (Interagency Cooperation Act) of the Texas Government Code.

"Interlocal contracts," "Local government," and "Political subdivision" are defined by Chapter 791 (Interlocal Cooperation Contracts) of the Texas Government Code.

The complete text of the Texas Government Code, as well as the two relevant Chapters 771 and 791, may be accessed online at the search page provided by the Texas Legislature at

Contact the Contracting Office with questions about these two statutes or regarding use of the Interagency and Interlocal contract prototype templates provided in its online manual.