Amend CSHB 5 (house committee printing) by adding the following appropriately numbered SECTION to the bill and renumbering subsequent SECTIONS of the bill accordingly:
SECTION ____.  (a) In this section, "agency" means the Texas Education Agency.
(b)  The agency shall conduct a study to determine if a cost benefit or efficiency would result from the consolidation of school districts in Bexar County. In conducting the study, the agency shall consider the consolidation of all school districts with a majority of district territory in Bexar County to:
(1)  one school district; and
(2)  five school districts.
(c)  Not later than December 1, 2014, the agency shall:
(1)  publish the results of the study on the agency's Internet website; and
(2)  deliver a written report of the results of the study to:
(A)  the governor, the lieutenant governor, the speaker of the house of representatives, and the presiding officer of each standing legislative committee with primary jurisdiction over public education;
(B)  the mayor of San Antonio; and
(C)  the board of trustees of each school district with a majority of territory in Bexar County.
(d)  This section expires September 1, 2015.