Amend CSSB 18 (committee printing) by adding the following 
appropriately numbered SECTIONS to the bill and renumbering 
subsequent SECTIONS of the bill accordingly:
	SECTION ____.  Section 54.209, Water Code, is amended to 
read as follows:    
district may not exercise the power of eminent domain outside the 
district boundaries to acquire:
		(1)  a site for a water treatment plant, water storage 
facility, wastewater treatment plant, or wastewater disposal 
		(2)  a site for a park, swimming pool, or other 
recreational facility, as defined by Section 49.462, Water Code 
[except a trail];
		(3)  [a site for a trail on real property designated as 
a homestead as defined by  Section 41.002, Property Code; or]
		[(4)]  an exclusive easement through a county regional 
park; or
		(4)  a site or easement for a road project.                            
	SECTION ____.  The changes in law made by this Act to Section 
54.209, Water Code, apply only to a condemnation proceeding in 
which the petition is filed on or after the effective date of this 
Act.  A condemnation proceeding in which the petition is filed 
before the effective date of this Act is governed by the law in 
effect on the date the petition was filed, and that law is continued 
in effect for that purpose.