Amend SB 1617 as follows:
(1)  After line 17, insert a new subdivision (6) and renumber the
subsequent subdivision accordingly:
      (6)  the Higher Education Coordinating Board;
(2)  On page 2, line 9, in Subsection (e) strike "The council shall
select a presiding officer from among its members." and insert "The
Department of Information Resources representative shall serve as
presiding officer of the council."
(3)  On page 2, line 14, insert a new Subsection (f) to read as
      (f)  Not later than January 1, 2001, the council shall submit
a report to the Legislature on the implementation of the statewide
master plan with recommendations on statutory or other changes that
require legislative action to improve the statewide master plan.