___________________ moved that HB 1223 be amended as follows:

     On the printed bill, delete everything after the enacting clause and insert:

     Section 1. That chapter 94 of the 2005 Session Laws be amended to read as follows:

    Section 4. The Department of Education shall provide an interim report to the Legislature no later than December 1, 2005. The interim report shall include preliminary findings regarding sparse schools, and a final report shall follow no later than December 1, 2006 , including proposed legislation which addresses each of the factors enumerated in section 2, shall be submitted to the Executive Board of the Legislative Research Council no later than November 15, 2006 ."