Amend HB 3954 (senate committee printing) as follows:
(1)  Add the following appropriately numbered SECTIONS to the bill and renumber the subsequent SECTIONS accordingly:
SECTION ____.  Chapter 7209, Special District Local Laws Code, is amended by adding Subchapter C to read as follows:
Sec. 7209.101.  AUTHORITY TO ISSUE BONDS. (a) The district has the rights, powers, duties, and obligations of an issuer under Chapter 1371, Government Code.
(b)  Sections 49.181 and 49.182, Water Code, do not apply to the district.
SECTION ____.  (a) The legal notice of the intention to introduce this Act, setting forth the general substance of this Act, has been published as provided by law, and the notice and a copy of this Act have been furnished to all persons, agencies, officials, or entities to which they are required to be furnished under Section 59, Article XVI, Texas Constitution, and Chapter 313, Government Code.
(b)  The governor, one of the required recipients, has submitted the notice and Act to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.
(c)  The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality has filed its recommendations relating to this Act with the governor, the lieutenant governor, and the speaker of the house of representatives within the required time.
(d)  All requirements of the constitution and laws of this state and the rules and procedures of the legislature with respect to the notice, introduction, and passage of this Act are fulfilled and accomplished.