Amend CSHB 1 as follows:
In Article II, appropriation for the Health and Human Services Commission, insert the following appropriately-numbered rider to read as follows and renumber any subsequent riders accordingly:
"AGENCY DIRECTIVE FOR PAYMENT OF MEDICAID CONTRACTORS. Notwithstanding any other provisions, the agency is directed to make payment to all legally operating Medicaid contractors and service providers within a timely manner after receiving valid proof of services rendered for services."