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S. 1134 (112th): St. Croix River Crossing Project Authorization Act


The text of the bill below is as of May 26, 2011 (Introduced).


II

112th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. 1134

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

May 26, 2011

(for herself, Mr. Kohl, Mr. Johnson of Wisconsin, and Mr. Franken) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources

A BILL

To authorize the St. Croix River Crossing Project with appropriate mitigation measures to promote river values.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the St. Croix River Crossing Project Authorization Act.

2.

Authorization of project with mitigation measures

Notwithstanding section 7(a) of the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act (16 U.S.C. 1278(a)), the head of any Federal agency or department may authorize and assist in the construction of a new extradosed bridge crossing the St. Croix River approximately 6 miles north of the I–94 crossing if the mitigation items described in paragraph 9 of the 2006 St. Croix River Crossing Project Memorandum of Understanding for Implementation of Riverway Mitigation Items, signed by the Federal Highway Administration on March 28, 2006, and by the National Park Service on March 27, 2006 (including any subsequent amendments to the Memorandum of Understanding), are included as enforceable conditions.