Amend SB 1958 as follows:                                                    
	(1)  In SECTION 1 of the bill, in added Section 
2155.505(a)(3)(A), Government Code (page 1, line 22, Senate 
committee printing), strike "and".
	(2)  In SECTION 1 of the bill, in added Section 
2155.505(a)(3)(B), Government Code (page 1, line 26, Senate 
committee printing), between "families" and the period insert the 

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			(C)  employs veterans to provide at least 75 
percent of the hours of direct labor by individuals required to 
produce goods or provide services required under a contract entered 
into under this section
	(3)  Strike SECTION 3 of the bill (page 1, line 39, Senate 
committee printing), and substitute the following:
	SECTION 3.  This Act takes effect immediately if it receives 
a vote of two-thirds of all the members elected to each house, as 
provided by Section 39, Article III, Texas Constitution.  If this 
Act does not receive the vote necessary for immediate effect, this 
Act takes effect September 1, 2009.