Amend HB 9 (house committee printing) as follows:
(1)  On page 3, line 13, strike "$1,020,290,860" and substitute "$770,290,860".
(2)  Add the following appropriately numbered SECTION to the bill and renumber subsequent SECTIONS of the bill accordingly:
SECTION ____.  PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION OF TEXAS. The amount of $250,000,000 is appropriated from the General Revenue Fund to the Public Utility Commission of Texas for the two-year period beginning on the effective date of this Act for the purpose of providing funding to improve the reliability of the electric power grid to ensure that border security operations are stable and reliable.