Amend CSSB 1 as follows:
(1)  On page III-62, of the bill pattern for the Higher Education Coordinating Board, add the following rider:
____.  Professional Nursing Shortage Reduction Program. It is the intent of the legislature that to the extent federal funds become available to the agency, and to the extent that those funds can be used for such purpose, in addition to amounts appropriated above in Strategy C.1.3, Medical Education and Health Related Workforce Development, $500,000 in fiscal year 2022 and $500,000 in fiscal year 2023 in federal funds appropriated for the American Rescue Plan Act shall be used for the Professional Nursing Shortage Reduction Program. Any balances on hand at the end of fiscal year 2022 are appropriated for fiscal year 2023 for the same purpose.