Amend CSSB 1 (house committee printing) in Article VII of the bill (page VII-15), by adding the following appropriately numbered rider following the appropriations to the Department of Transportation:
____. South Padre Island Second Access Causeway Environmental Impact Study. Out of amounts appropriated above to the Department of Transportation for Strategy A.1.1, Plan/Design/Manage, the department shall conduct an environmental impact study for the South Padre Island Second Access Project. The department shall reserve out of the appropriated amounts for that strategy an amount sufficient to complete the study and may not spend that amount for any other purpose.