Amend CSSB 1 (house committee printing), in Article VIII of the bill, following the appropriations to the Public Utility Commission of Texas (page VIII-50), by adding the following appropriately numbered rider:
____.  Load Shed Protocols Study. Using funds appropriated above to the Public Utility Commission of Texas, the commission shall study the effects of load shed protocols in ERCOT, as that term is defined by Section 31.002, Utilities Code, and issue a report on the conclusions of the study to the legislature not later than September 1, 2022.