Amend CSHB 1751 (house committee report) as follows:
(1)  On page 3, line 3, strike "[(a)]" and substitute "(a)".
(2)  On page 3, between lines 17 and 18, insert the following:
(b)  Not later than April 1 of each state fiscal year, the agency shall provide written notice to each school district that will be provided a grant under this section that the district will be provided the grant and the amount of that grant.
(3)  On page 3, lines 21-22, strike "A district-level committee for a school district that intends to participate in the program, such as" and substitute "In [A district-level committee for] a school district that intends to participate in the program, [such as]".
(4)  On page 6, line 5, strike "and".
(5)  On page 6, line 7, strike "." and substitute "; and"
(6)  On page 6, between lines 7 and 8, insert the following:
(5)  implementation of incentives designed to reduce teacher turnover.
(7)  On page 6, lines 12-14, strike "Subchapter H or J or from Section 21.402, as specified in the waiver application, but only if the waiver is required" and substitute "Section 21.352(a)(2)(B), 21.353, 21.354(d), 21.3541(g), 21.402, 21.451, or 21.458, as specified in the waiver application. The district's application for a waiver under this section must demonstrate that the waiver is necessary".
(8)  On page 6, line 19, strike "or subchapter".
(9)  On page 6, line 23, strike "teachers and other staff members" and substitute "educators employed".
(10)  On page 6, between lines 24 and 25, insert the following:
(b-1)  Voting for purposes of Subsection (b) must be conducted:
(1)  in accordance with commissioner rule;
(2)  during the school year; and
(3)  in a manner that ensures that all educators entitled to vote have a reasonable opportunity to participate in the voting.
(11)  On page 6, line 26, after the period, insert "The commissioner shall notify in writing each district that applies for a waiver under this section whether the application has been granted or denied not later than April 1 of the year in which the application is submitted."
(12)  On page 7, between lines 2 and 3, insert the following:
(e)  A waiver granted under this section expires when the waiver is no longer necessary to carry out the purposes of the program as described by Section 21.7011, in accordance with the district's local educator excellence innovation plan.