Amend CSSB 1 as follows:
On page VI-59 of the Water Development Board bill pattern, add the following new rider:
____.  Val Verde County Groundwater Study. It is the intent of the legislature that out of amounts appropriated above under Strategy A.2.2, Water Resources Planning, the Texas Water Development Board ("Board") conduct a comprehensive study of the groundwater resources in Val Verde County, and develop and implement groundwater use planning strategies, including and prioritizing best management practices for drought scenarios, based on its findings. A study conducted as prescribed by this provision may be used by the Board, Texas Parks and Wildlife, or another board of a district in the county as guidance for adopting standards for groundwater use in the district or other district or management area under the Board's jurisdiction. The Board may adopt rules to carry out the provisions described herein.