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An Audit Report on Contract Management at the Texas Civil Commitment Office

June 2023


The Texas Civil Commitment Office (Office) did not have an effective process for amending its contract with Management & Training Corporation (MTC) for the operation and management of the Texas Civil Commitment Center (Center) for the treatment and monitoring of sexually violent predators. As a result, the Office executed a contract amendment that did not comply with state requirements because it removed the price terms and improperly extended the length of the contract period.

The Office had processes in place to monitor whether MTC was operating and managing the Center in accordance with contract terms and other applicable requirements; however, it should strengthen certain processes for monitoring and calculating sanctions, as well as consistently report vendor performance as required.