Amend Amendment No. 152 to CSHB 1 by Flynn (pages 246-247, prefiled amendment packet) by striking the text of the amendment and substituting the following:
Amend CSHB 1 in Article III of the bill, following the appropriations to the Texas Education Agency, by adding the following appropriately numbered rider:
____. Contingent Rider: Savings from Moratorium on Administering Assessment Instruments. (a) This rider is contingent on the enactment and becoming law of HB 2491 or similar legislation by the 82nd Legislature, Regular Session, relating to a moratorium on certain testing and assessments of certain public school students under the public school accountability system.
(b)  If the superintendent of a school district suspends district administration of assessment instruments as provided by the legislation described by Subsection (a) of this rider, the savings of state money generated by a school district's suspension of that administration during a fiscal year shall be distributed by the Texas Education Agency to that school district for that fiscal year only for the purposes of:
(1)  the retention of teachers of other district personnel with direct student contact and involvement; or
(2)  consumable resources requested by classroom teachers for classroom instruction.