Amend SB 686 by adding the following appropriately numbered 
SECTION to the bill and renumbering subsequent SECTIONS of the bill 
	SECTION ____. Subchapter A, Chapter 251, Transportation 
Code, is amended by adding Section 251.018 to read as follows:
	Sec. 215.018. SUBSURFACE ACCESS IN RIGHT-OF-WAY. (a) A county 
may allow subsurface access to a county road right-of-way for the 
installation of a natural gas pipeline that does not interfere with 
existing utilities located in the right-of-way.  The county may 
regulate the horizontal or vertical location of the pipeline within 
the right-of-way.
	(b) The county may require a natural gas pipeline operator to 
relocate facilities at the cost of the operator to accomodate 
construction or expansion of the road or for any other public work.