Amend Amendment No. 9 by Morrison to CSHB 500 (prefiled amendment packet, pages 41-42) by striking the text of the amendment and substituting the following:
Amend CSHB 500 (house committee printing) as follows:
(1)  On page 1, line 20, between "by" and "adding", insert "amending Subsection (a) and".
(2)  On page 1, between lines 21 and 22, insert the following:
(a)  Subject to Sections 171.003 and 171.1016 and except as provided by Subsection (b), the rate of the franchise tax is:
(1)  one percent of taxable margin; or
(2)  for a taxable entity that elects to subtract compensation under Section 171.1013 for the purpose of computing its taxable margin, 0.95 percent of taxable margin.