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Amend CSHB 12 (house committee printing) as follows:
Add the following appropriately numbered SECTIONS to the bill and renumber subsequent SECTIONS of the bill accordingly:
SECTION ____.  Subchapter A, Chapter 31, Utilities Code, is amended by adding Section 31.006 to read as follows:
Sec. 31.006.  NOTICE TO ELECTED OFFICIALS REQUIRED. As soon as practicable after an electric utility, municipally owned utility, or electric cooperative experiences a widespread power outage or a widespread electric service emergency, the utility or cooperative shall notify by telephone and e-mail each:
(1)  United States senator who represents this state;
(2)  member of the United States House of Representatives who represents a district affected by the disruption or emergency;
(3)  statewide elected official;
(4)  member of the legislature who represents a district affected by the disruption or emergency;
(5)  elected official of a county government who represents an area affected by the disruption or emergency; and
(6)  elected official of a municipal government who represents an area affected by the disruption or emergency.
SECTION ____.  Subchapter A, Chapter 104, Utilities Code, is amended by adding Section 104.009 to read as follows:
Sec. 104.009.  NOTICE TO ELECTED OFFICIALS REQUIRED. As soon as practicable after a gas utility, municipally owned utility, or electric cooperative experiences a widespread natural gas shortage or a widespread natural gas service emergency, the utility or cooperative shall notify by telephone and e-mail each:
(1)  United States senator who represents this state;
(2)  member of the United States House of Representatives who represents a district affected by the disruption or emergency;
(3)  statewide elected official;
(4)  member of the legislature who represents a district affected by the disruption or emergency;
(5)  elected official of a county government who represents an area affected by the disruption or emergency; and
(6)  elected official of a municipal government who represents an area affected by the disruption or emergency.
SECTION ____.  Subchapter E, Chapter 13, Water Code, is amended by adding Section 13.1397 to read as follows:
Sec. 13.1397.  NOTICE TO ELECTED OFFICIALS REQUIRED. As soon as practicable after a retail public utility experiences a widespread water service outage or a widespread water service emergency, the utility shall notify by telephone and e-mail each:
(1)  United States senator who represents this state;
(2)  member of the United States House of Representatives who represents a district affected by the disruption or emergency;
(3)  statewide elected official;
(4)  member of the legislature who represents a district affected by the disruption or emergency;
(5)  elected official of a county government who represents an area affected by the disruption or emergency; and
(6)  elected official of a municipal government who represents an area affected by the disruption or emergency.