Amend HB 2702 on third reading by adding the following 
appropriately numbered SECTION and renumbering subsequent SECTIONS 
of the bill accordingly:
	SECTION __.  (a)  The Texas Department of Transportation 
shall conduct a study to determine how to maximize the use of 
highway rights-of-way by public utilities.  The department shall 
submit a written report of its findings to the appropriate 
legislative committees not later than December 31, 2006.
	(b)  This section expires January 1, 2007.