Amend **CSHB 3** (house committee printing) as follows:

(1) On page 66, line 1, between "is" and the underlined colon, insert "__the lower of__".

(2) On page 66, strike lines 3-4 and substitute the following:

__(2)____ ____ ____the percentage determined by the following formula:__

__SCP = PYCP X 1.025/(1 + ECPV)__

__(c)____ ____ ____For purposes of Subsection (b)(2):__

__(1)____ ____ ____"SCP" is the state compression percentage;__

__(2)____ ____ ____"PYCP" is the state compression percentage for the previous school year; and__

__(3)____ ____ ____"ECPV" is the estimated percentage change in total taxable property value for the applicable tax year as determined based on the estimate submitted to the legislature under Section 48.269.__

__(c-1)____ ____ ____Notwithstanding Subsection (b), for the 2019-2020 school year, the state compression percentage is:__

__(1)____ ____ ____established by appropriation; or__

__(2)____ ____ ____if the state compression percentage is not established by appropriation, 96 percent.__

__(c-2)____ ____ ____Subsection (c-1) and this subsection expire September 1, 2020__ [~~not established by appropriation for a school year, the commissioner shall determine~~