Amend CSSB 9 (house committee report) as follows:
(1)  On page 17, strike lines 19 and 20 and substitute the following:
SECTION 16.  Section 29.054, Education Code, is amended by amending Subsections (b) and (c) and adding Subsection (b-1) to read as follows:
(2)  On page 18, line 13, between "exception" and the period, insert the following:
, including:
(A)  recruitment efforts;
(B)  the use of funds to provide salary stipends;
(C)  certification training and technical assistance offered by the district;
(D)  reassignment of staff, as needed; and
(E)  program innovations to address the affective, linguistic, and cognitive needs of emergent bilingual students
(3)  On page 18, between lines 13 and 14, insert the following:
(b-1)  Each district shall annually update the plan and submit a progress report to the agency describing the district's implementation of the measures described by Subsection (b)(4) in the preceding year.