Amend CSHB 1 in Article II of the bill, following the appropriations to the Health and Human Services Commission, by adding the following appropriately numbered rider, and renumbering subsequent riders accordingly:
____.  Contingent Establishment of Community-Based Navigator Program. Contingent on the enactment of HB 2610 or similar legislation of the 82nd Legislature, Regular Session, relating to the establishment of a statewide community-based navigator program through which the Health and Human Services Commission will recruit, train, and certify as navigators volunteers and other representatives of faith- and community-based organizations to assist individuals applying or seeking to apply online for public assistance benefits administered by the commission through the Texas Integrated Eligibility Redesign System (TIERS) or other electronic eligibility system that is linked to or made a part of that system, it is the intent of the legislature that the commission use an appropriate portion of the money appropriated to the commission by this Act and available for the purpose to establish the navigator program in the manner provided by that legislation.