Amend CSSB 1 (house committee report) in Part 13, Article IX of the bill by adding the following appropriately numbered section:
Sec. 13.____.  Anticipated Federal COVID-19 Relief Funding Not Appropriated. Notwithstanding any other law, including riders to the General Appropriations Act or the making of supplemental appropriations and reductions in appropriations and giving direction and adjustment authority regarding appropriations, no federal funds or monies received by the State of Texas from the federal government though the American Rescue Plan Act, the CARES Act, the Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER) I, II or III Act(s) or the Coronavirus Response and Relief Act Supplemental Appropriations Act, or any COVID-19 relief act can be appropriated, allocated, transferred or expended without an appropriate official action of the Texas Legislature in a regular session or special session called by the governor in order for the Texas Legislature to consider and take appropriate action regarding the expenditure of such federal funds.