Amend HB 9 (house committee printing) as follows:
(1)  On page 3, line 13, strike "$1,020,290,860" and substitute "$520,290,860".
(2)  Add the following appropriately numbered SECTION to the bill and renumber subsequent SECTIONS of the bill accordingly:
SECTION ____.  TEXAS WATER DEVELOPMENT BOARD. The amount of $500,000,000 is appropriated from the General Revenue Fund to the Texas Water Development Board for the two-year period beginning on the effective date of this Act. Money appropriated under this section may be used by the board only for the purpose of ensuring border security by providing funding for grants to counties located on this state's international border with Mexico for flood mitigation projects and only to the extent authorized by law.