Amend CSSB 52 (house committee report version) as follows:
(1)  In SECTION 1 of the bill, page 1, strike lines 8-13 and substitute the following:
Sec. 55.111. CERTAIN ALLOCATED FUNDS TO BE DESIGNATED AS CAPITAL CONSTRUCTION ASSISTANCE PROJECTS. For purposes of this subchapter, funds allocated from the appropriation of general revenue and federal funds to an institution of higher education to supplement revenue funds of the institution described by Section 55.13(a) may be designated as "Capital Construction Assistance Projects."
(2)  In SECTION 55.1795 of the bill, UNIVERSITY OF NORTH TEXAS SYSTEM; ADDITIONAL BONDS, (page 12, line 4), strike "$59,987,111" and insert "$59,897,111".
(3)  In SECTION 55.1791 of the bill, THE TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY SYSTEM; ADDITIONAL BONDS, (page 3, line 12), strike "$59,897,111" and insert "$69,897,111".
(4)  In SECTION 55.1792 of the bill, THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS SYSTEM; ADDITIONAL BONDS, (page 5, line 17), strike "$59,897,111" and insert "$69,897,111".
(5)  In SECTION 55.1792 of the bill, THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS SYSTEM; ADDITIONAL BONDS, (page 6, line 2), strike "$59,897,111" and insert "$69,897,111".
(6)  In SECTION 55.1794 of the bill, TEXAS STATE UNIVERSITY SYSTEM; ADDITIONAL BONDS, (page 10, line 12), strike "$52,409,972" and insert "$111,921,496".
(7)  In SECTION 55.1794 of the bill, TEXAS STATE UNIVERSITY SYSTEM; ADDITIONAL BONDS, (page 10, lines 1-5), strike Sections (6) and (7) in their entirety and renumber, as needed.
(8)  In SECTION 55.1798 of the bill, TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY SYSTEM; ADDITIONAL BONDS, (page 15, lines 8-9), strike Section (2) in its entirety and substitute the following:
(2)  Texas Tech University:
(A)  $72 million for renovations to address deferred maintenance for campus buildings; and
(B)  $8 million for maintenance and program enhancement construction in Junction, Texas;
(9)  In SECTION 55.17991 of the bill, TEXAS STATE TECHNICAL COLLEGE SYSTEM,
(page 17, line 27), strike "$24,932,173" and insert "$33,300,000".
(page 18, line 3), strike "$31,296,241" and insert "$41,800,000".
(page 18, line 5), strike "$28,301,385" and insert "$37,800,000".
(page 18, line 7), strike "$11,230,708" and insert "$15,000,000".
(page 18, line 9), strike "$10,107,638" and insert "$13,500,000".
(page 18, line 11), strike "$10,107,638" and insert "$13,500,000".
(page 18, line 12), strike "$37,435,695" and insert "$53,600,000".
(10)  In SECTION 55.1791 of the bill, THE TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY SYSTEM; ADDITIONAL BONDS. On page 4, strike lines 2-11 and substitute the following:
(d)  In lieu of financing a project described by Subsection (a) for an institution of higher education of entity, the board may finance in the manner prescribed by that subsection an alternative project for deferred maintenance or infrastructure at the university in an amount not to exceed $40 million for the university under this chapter. Repurposing of funds in excess of $40 million are subject to prior written approval by the Legislative Budget Board and the Office of the Governor. The board shall notify the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board of an alternative project financed as provided by this subsection.
(11)  In SECTION 55.1792 of the bill, THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS SYSTEM; ADDITIONAL BONDS. On page 6, strike lines 22-27 and on page 7, strike lines 1-5 and substitute the following:
(d)  In lieu of financing a project described by Subsection (a) for an institution of higher education of entity, the board may finance in the manner prescribed by that subsection an alternative project for deferred maintenance or infrastructure at the university in an amount not to exceed $40 million for the university under this chapter. Repurposing of funds in excess of $40 million are subject to prior written approval by the Legislative Budget Board and the Office of the Governor. The board shall notify the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board of an alternative project financed as provided by this subsection.
(12)  In SECTION 55.1793 of the bill, THE UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON SYSTEM; ADDITIONAL BONDS. On page 8, strike lines 23-27 and on page 9, strike lines 1-4 and substitute the following:
(d)  In lieu of financing a project described by Subsection (a) for an institution of higher education of entity, the board may finance in the manner prescribed by that subsection an alternative project for deferred maintenance or infrastructure at the university in an amount not to exceed $40 million for the university under this chapter. Repurposing of funds in excess of $40 million are subject to prior written approval by the Legislative Budget Board and the Office of the Governor. The board shall notify the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board of an alternative project financed as provided by this subsection.
(13)  In SECTION 55.1794 of the bill, TEXAS STATE UNIVERSITY SYSTEM; ADDITIONAL BONDS. On page 11, strike lines 2-11 and substitute the following:
(d)  In lieu of financing a project described by Subsection (a) for an institution of higher education of entity, the board may finance in the manner prescribed by that subsection an alternative project for deferred maintenance or infrastructure at the university in an amount not to exceed $40 million for the university under this chapter. Repurposing of funds in excess of $40 million are subject to prior written approval by the Legislative Budget Board and the Office of the Governor. The board shall notify the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board of an alternative project financed as provided by this subsection.
(14)  In SECTION 55.1795 of the bill, UNIVERSITY OF NORTH TEXAS SYSTEM; ADDITIONAL BONDS. On page 12, strike lines 19-27 and on page 13, strike line 1 and substitute the following:
(d)  In lieu of financing a project described by Subsection (a) for an institution of higher education of entity, the board may finance in the manner prescribed by that subsection an alternative project for deferred maintenance or infrastructure at the university in an amount not to exceed $40 million for the university under this chapter. Repurposing of funds in excess of $40 million are subject to prior written approval by the Legislative Budget Board and the Office of the Governor. The board shall notify the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board of an alternative project financed as provided by this subsection.
(15)  In SECTION 55.1796 of the bill, TEXAS WOMAN'S UNIVERSITY; ADDITIONAL BONDS. On page 13, strike lines 16-24 and substitute the following:
(C)  In lieu of financing a project described by Subsection (a) for Texas Woman's University, the board may finance in the manner prescribed by that subsection an alternative project for deferred maintenance or infrastructure at the university in an amount not to exceed $40 million for the university under this chapter. Repurposing of funds in excess of $40 million are subject to prior written approval by the Legislative Budget Board and the Office of the Governor. The board shall notify the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board of an alternative project financed as provided by this subsection.
(16)  In SECTION 55.1797 of the bill, STEPHEN F. AUSTIN UNIVERSITY; ADDITIONAL BONDS. On page 14, strike lines 13-21 and substitute the following:
(C)  In lieu of financing a project described by Subsection (a) for Stephen F. Austin State University, the board may finance in the manner prescribed by that subsection an alternative project for deferred maintenance or infrastructure at the university in an amount not to exceed $40 million for the university under this chapter. Repurposing of funds in excess of $40 million are subject to prior written approval by the Legislative Budget Board and the Office of the Governor. The board shall notify the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board of an alternative project financed as provided by this subsection.
(17)  In SECTION 55.1798 of the bill, TEXAS TECH SYSTEM; ADDITIONAL BONDS. On page 16, strike lines 6-15 and substitute the following:
(d)  In lieu of financing a project described by Subsection (a) for an institution of higher education of entity, the board may finance in the manner prescribed by that subsection an alternative project for deferred maintenance or infrastructure at the university in an amount not to exceed $40 million for the university under this chapter. Repurposing of funds in excess of $40 million are subject to prior written approval by the Legislative Budget Board and the Office of the Governor. The board shall notify the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board of an alternative project financed as provided by this subsection.
(18)  In SECTION 55.1799 of the bill, TEXAS SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY; ADDITIONAL BONDS. On page 17, strike lines 9-17 and substitute the following:
(C)  In lieu of financing a project described by Subsection (a) for Texas Southern University, the board may finance in the manner prescribed by that subsection an alternative project for deferred maintenance or infrastructure at the university in an amount not to exceed $40 million for the university under this chapter. Repurposing of funds in excess of $40 million are subject to prior written approval by the Legislative Budget Board and the Office of the Governor. The board shall notify the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board of an alternative project financed as provided by this subsection.
(19)  In SECTION 55.17991 of the bill, TEXAS STATE TECHNICAL COLLEGE SYSTEM. On page 18, strike line 27 and on page 19, strike lines 1-9 and substitute the following:
(d)  In lieu of financing a project described by Subsection (a) for an institution of higher education or entity, the board may finance in the manner prescribed by that subsection an alternative project for deferred maintenance or infrastructure at the university in an amount not to exceed $40 million for the university under this chapter. Repurposing of funds in excess of $40 million are subject to prior written approval by the Legislative Budget Board and the Office of the Governor. The board shall notify the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board of an alternative project financed as provided by this subsection.
(20)  On page 19, insert:
SECTION ____.  CAPITAL PROJECT OVERSIGHT ADVISORY COMMISSION. (a) The Capital Project Oversight Advisory Commission is composed of nine members as follows:
(1)  the chair of the Senate Committee on Higher Education;
(2)  one member of the senate appointed by the lieutenant governor;
(3)  the chair of the House Committee on Higher Education;
(4)  one member of the house of representatives appointed by the speaker;
(5)  one member of the public appointed by the lieutenant governor;
(6)  one member of the public appointed by the speaker;
(7)  the Chairman of the Texas Facilities Commission;
(8)  the Commissioner of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board; and
(9)  one member of the public appointed by the governor.
(10)  The member of the public appointed by the Governor shall serve as chair of the Commission.
(b)  Appointments to the Commission shall be made without regard to the race, color, disability, sex, religion, age, or national origin of the appointee.
(c)  The Commission, in consultation with the Legislative Budget Board, Texas Facilities Commission, and Comptroller of Public Accounts, shall develop model guidelines to be considered by institutions of higher education for procurement and construction related to capital projects for which the issuance of revenue bonds are authorized under SB 52, 87th Legislature, Third Called Session, 2021, or similar legislation.
(d)  The Commission may request reports and other information from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board relating to capital projects described by Subsection (c).
(e)  Not later than March 31, 2022, the Commission shall develop the model guidelines described by Subsection (c)(3).
(f)  Not later than December 1, 2022, the Commission shall prepare and submit a report to the governor, lieutenant governor, and speaker of the house of representatives on the model guidelines developed in accordance with Subsection (c) and recommendations for legislative or other action.
(g)  The Commission is abolished effective December 31, 2022.
(21)  On page 19, insert:
SECTION ____.  CAPITAL PROJECT OVERSIGHT. (a) Notwithstanding Texas Government Code Sec. 2262.001, all institutions of higher education authorized above shall be subject to Contract Advisory Team oversight, prior to expending any funds for purposes of Capital Construction Assistance Projects.
(b)  Notwithstanding Texas Government Code Sec. 322.020, all institutions of higher education authorized above shall report all major contracts entered into for purposes of Capital Construction Assistance Projects to the Legislative Budget Board's Contracts Database, within 30 days of contract execution.