Amend CSSB 1 (house committee printing) in Article II of the bill, following the appropriations to the Department of State Health Services (page II-20), by adding the following appropriately numbered rider:
____.  Contingent Appropriation for HB 4139. Contingent on the enactment and becoming law of HB 4139, or similar legislation of the 87th Legislature, Regular Session, 2021, relating to the Office for Health Equity, and contingent upon a grant awarded to the Department of State Health Services by the Center for Disease Control's National Initiative to Address COVID-19 Health Disparities Among Populations at High-Risk and Underserved, Including Racial and Ethnic Minority Populations and Rural Communities grant program or a similar federal grant program to the extent authorized by federal law, or, if the grant money is insufficient, from funds provided to this state under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act (15 U.S.C. Section 9001 et seq.) and other federal sources and appropriated to the department in agreement with the Health and Human Services Commission, the department in coordination with the commission shall allocate the sum of $5,449,965 for the state fiscal biennium beginning September 1, 2021, for the purpose of implementing HB 4139, or similar legislation.