Amend CSHB 5 (senate committee printing) as follows:
(1)  In the recital to SECTION 12 of the bill, amending Section 28.025, Education Code (page 6, line 32), between "(b-12)," and "(c-1),", insert "(b-13)".
(2)  In SECTION 12 of the bill, in amended Section 28.025(b-1)(5), Education Code (page 7, line 28), between "Subsection (b-12)" and the bracket, insert "or (b-13)".
(3)  In SECTION 12 of the bill, in amended Section 28.025, Education Code (page 9, between lines 14 and 15), insert the following:
(b-13)  In adopting rules under Subsection (b-1), the State Board of Education shall allow a student to substitute credit in another appropriate course for the second credit in the same language in a language other than English otherwise required by Subsection (b-1)(5) if the student, in completing the first credit required under Subsection (b-1)(5), demonstrates that the student is unlikely to be able to complete the second credit. The board rules must establish:
(1)  the standards and, as applicable, the appropriate school personnel for making a determination under this subsection; and
(2)  appropriate substitute courses for purposes of this subsection.