The Health Science Center did not consistently report contracts to the LBB in accordance with the General Appropriations Act (86th Legislature),
Article IX, Section 7.04. State entities are required to report all contracts, including amendments, modifications, renewals, or extensions with a total
combined value of $50,000, regardless of funding source. The Health Science Center also did not always accurately report contract information to the LBB.
Auditors analyzed active contract and purchase order vendors from September 1, 2020, through September 17, 2021, with a value of $50,000 or more and
reconciled that list with the list of vendors the Health Science Center reported to the LBB. At least 141 (82 percent) of 171 unique vendors identified
with contracts that met the statutory reporting threshold did not have any contract information reported to the LBB.
The Health Science Center accurately reported 1 (25 percent) of 4 contracts tested to the LBB. However, the other three contracts did not have
the correct contract number, award date, and contract value in the LBB Contracts Database.
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