Amend SB 686 (house committee printing) in SECTION 1 of the 
bill, by striking added Section 203.096(e), Transportation Code 
(page 2, lines 23 and 24), and substituting the following:
	(e)  A gas utility that lays, maintains, or operates a 
natural gas pipeline under this section in a municipality shall:
		(1)  comply with any applicable municipal ordinance 
relating to the excavation and restoration of a public 
right-of-way, if the ordinance does not conflict with a state or 
federal safety regulation; and
		(2)  pay any applicable charge under Section 121.2025, 
Utilities Code, and Sections 182.025 and 182.026, Tax Code.