Amend CSHB 3343, committee printing, as follows: (1) On page 10, between lines 1 and 2 insert the following: (4) placed into a medical savings account that meets the requirements of Section 5 of this article; (2) On page 10, line 3, strike "(4)" and substitute "(5)". (3) On page 10, line 4, strike "Subdivisions (1)-(3)" and substitute "Subdivisions (1)-(4)". (4) On page 11, between lines 4 and 5, insert the following: Sec. 5. MEDICAL SAVINGS ACCOUNT. (a) In this section, "qualified health care expense" means an expense paid by an employee for medical care, as defined by 26 U.S.C. Section 213(d), as amended, for the employee or the employee's dependents, as defined by 26 U.S.C. Section 152, as amended. (b) The trustee, by rule, shall specify the requirements for the medical savings account established under this article. (c) The trustee shall request in writing a ruling or opinion from the Internal Revenue Service as to whether the medical savings accounts adopted under this article and the state rules governing those accounts qualify the accounts for appropriate federal tax exemptions. Based on the response of the Internal Revenue Service, the trustee shall: (1) modify the rules, plans, and procedures adopted under this section as necessary to ensure the qualification of those accounts for appropriate federal tax exemptions; and (2) certify the information regarding federal tax qualifications to the comptroller. (d) An employee who elects under Section 3(a) of this article to have state funds distributed under this article placed in a medical savings account may use the money in that account only for a qualified health care expense.