Amend CSSB 59 (house committee printing) by adding the following SECTION, numbered appropriately, and renumbering subsequent SECTIONS of the bill accordingly:
SECTION ____.  (a) Section 402.003, Government Code, is amended to read as follows:
Sec. 402.003.  REPORT. The attorney general shall report to the governor on the first Monday of December of each even-numbered year. The report must include the following information for the preceding two years:
(1)  a summary of the cases in which the state was a party that were acted on by the supreme court and court of criminal appeals; [and]
(2)  a summary of civil cases in which the state was a party that were prosecuted or defended by the attorney general in other state or federal courts; and
(3)  a list of the orders filed with the attorney general under Section 402.038.
(b)  Subchapter B, Chapter 402, Government Code, is amended by adding Section 402.038 to read as follows:
Sec. 402.038.  ACCEPTANCE OF CERTAIN ORDERS FOR FILING. (a) In this section:
(1)  "Commission" means the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.
(2)  "Final order" means an order issued by the commission that is not subject to further administrative review or judicial appeal.
(3)  "Person" has the meaning assigned by Section 2001.003.
(4)  "Public agency" has the meaning assigned by Section 30.003, Water Code.
(b)  The commission or a person regulated by the commission may file with the attorney general any final order to which the commission and that person are parties. The attorney general shall accept the order for filing.
(c)  If the order filed under Subsection (b) requires the person to pay a penalty to the commission, the person is not liable after the order is filed for any additional penalties sought to be imposed by a public agency relating to an act or omission that is the subject of that order.