H.R. 6380 (112th): Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee Community Recovery Assistance Act of 2012

Introduced:
Sep 12, 2012 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Christopher Gibson
Representative for New York's 20th congressional district
Party
Republican
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Last Updated
Sep 12, 2012
Length
5 pages
 
Status

This bill was introduced on September 12, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Sep 12, 2012
Referred to Committee Sep 12, 2012
 
Full Title

To temporarily relieve cost-sharing requirements for Army Corps of Engineers watershed mitigation projects and flood damage reduction projects for counties adversely impacted by Hurricane Irene or Tropical Storm Lee, and for other purposes.

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House Transportation and Infrastructure

Water Resources and Environment

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9/12/2012--Introduced.
Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee Community Recovery Assistance Act of 2012 - Directs the Secretary of the Army, upon the request of a state or local government, to allow a non-federal interest to make payment of any non-federal contribution associated with a qualifying watershed mitigation project or a qualifying flood damage reduction project over a 30-year period in accordance with specified payment option provisions of the Water Resources Development Act of 1986.
Defines:
(1) a "qualifying flood damage reduction project" to mean a flood damage reduction project carried out by the Corps of Engineers for a disaster county;
(2) a "qualifying watershed mitigation project" to mean a project or study carried out by the Corps with respect to a watershed located in a disaster county to reduce the impacts of flooding, enhance rivers with respect to uses as transportation corridors, improve water quality, increase economic opportunities, utilize new technologies and innovative approaches to benefit the watershed, and/or develop and implement a long-term resource monitoring program;
(3) a "disaster county" as a county included in the geographical area covered by a qualifying natural disaster declaration and each contiguous county; and
(4) a "qualifying natural disaster declaration" to mean a major disaster or emergency declared by the President under the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act due to damaging water and other conditions relating to Hurricane Irene or Tropical Storm Lee.

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