Amend SB 309 (Senate committee printing) by adding the following appropriately numbered SECTION to the bill and renumbering subsequent SECTIONS of the bill accordingly:
SECTION ____.  Section 5A, Chapter 1507 (S.B. 456), Acts of the 76th Legislature, Regular Session, 1999 (Article 5190.14, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes), is amended by adding Subsection (w) to read as follows:
(w)  Not later than 18 months after the last day of an event eligible for disbursements from the Major Events trust fund for costs associated with the event, the comptroller using existing resources shall:
(1)  complete a study in the market area of the event on the measurable economic impact directly attributable to the preparation for and presentation of the event and related activities; and
(2)  post on the comptroller's Internet website the results of the study conducted under Subdivision (1) of this subsection.