Add the following appropriately numbered rider to Article IX, general limitation on expenditures.
TEXAS JOBS. It is the intent of the Legislature that as little as possible of the funds appropriated by this Act shall be expended by a state agency to purchase or otherwise acquire goods made or services provided by persons or companies whose primary residence or place of business is outside of Texas. None of the funds appropriated by this Act may be expended on vendors for a professional service or good or otherwise expended to outsource a function without considering:
(A)  the anticipated economic impact on the state of Texas or a subdivision thereof;
(B)  whether the provider or vendor's principal place of business is in the state of Texas; and
(C)  the employment of persons residing in Texas to perform the function.