November 4, 2016
Pursuant to Chapters 403 and 2116 of the Texas Government Code, the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts (“Comptroller”) announces the issuance of its Request for Proposals No. 218b (“RFP”) from qualified financial institutions interested in providing services (“Services”) for the Texas Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLESM) Program (the “Texas ABLE Program,” “Texas ABLE,” or the “Program”).
The successful respondent(s) will be expected to begin performance of the contract(s), if any, awarded under this RFP on or about April 10, 2017. The anticipated schedule of events pertaining to this solicitation is as follows:
Anticipated Schedule of Events Date
RFP Issuance: November 4, 2016
Written Questions Due: November 18, 2016
Response to Questions Post: December 2, 2016
Proposals Due: December 16, 2016
Contract Execution: April 10, 2017
Commencement of Work: May 1, 2017
Comptroller reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to change the dates listed for the anticipated schedule of events. Any amendment to this solicitation will be posted on the ESBD as a RFP Addendum. The complete RFP is attached to this Notice. Closing Date: Proposals must be received in the Interim Deputy General Counsel’s Office at the physical address specified above no later than 2:00 p.m. CT on Friday, December 16, 2016. Late proposals will not be considered. It is the responsibility of interested parties to periodically check the ESBD for updates to the RFP prior to submitting a proposal.