Amend SB 700 (house committee printing) by adding the following appropriately numbered SECTION to the bill and renumbering SECTIONS of the bill accordingly:
SECTION ____.  Section 5.501(c), Water Code, is amended to read as follows:
(c)  The commission by order or rule may delegate to the executive director the authority to:
(1)  receive applications and issue emergency orders under this subchapter and Section 13.041(h); and
(2)  authorize, in writing, a representative or representatives to act on the executive director's behalf under this subchapter and Section 13.041(h).