Amend CSHB 5 (house committee report) as follows:
(1)  Add the following appropriately numbered SECTIONS to the bill and renumber subsequent SECTIONS of the bill accordingly:
SECTION ____.  The heading to Section 29.190, Education Code, is amended to read as follows:
SECTION ____.  (a) Sections 29.190(a) and (c), Education Code, are amended to read as follows:
(a)  A student is entitled to a subsidy under this section if:
(1)  the student:
(A)  successfully completes the career and technology program of a school district in which the student receives training and instruction for employment [in a current or emerging high-demand, high-wage, high-skill occupation, as determined under Subsection (e)]; or
(B)  is enrolled in a special education program under Subchapter A; and
(2)  the student passes a certification examination to qualify for a license or certificate for an [the] occupation in the manufacturing industry[; and
[(3)     the student submits to the district a written application in the form, time, and manner required by the district for the district to subsidize the cost of an examination described by Subdivision (2)].
(c)  On approval by the commissioner, the agency shall pay each school district an amount equal to the cost paid by the district [or student] for the certification examination.  To obtain reimbursement for a subsidy paid under this section, a district must:
(1)  pay the fee for the examination [or pay the student the amount of the fee paid by the student for the examination]; and
(2)  submit to the commissioner a written application on a form prescribed by the commissioner stating the amount of the fee paid under Subdivision (1) for the certification examination.
(b)  This section applies beginning with the 2013-2014 school year.
(2)  On page 68, between lines 25 and 26, insert the following appropriately numbered subdivision and renumber subsequent subdivisions accordingly:
(____)  Sections 29.190(b) and (e);