Calendar No. 264
IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
May 26, 2011
Ms. Klobuchar (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
December 16, 2011
Reported by Mr. Bingaman, with an amendment
Insert the part printed in italic
To authorize the St. Croix River Crossing Project with appropriate mitigation measures to promote river values.
This Act may be cited as
St. Croix River Crossing Project
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.
To provide an offset for the funds made available to carry out this Act, there is rescinded from the Department of the Interior franchise fund authorized under section 113 of division A of title I of Public Law 104–208 (31 U.S.C. 501 note; 110 Stat. 3009–181) $8,000,000.
The budgetary effects
of this Act, for the purpose of complying with the Statutory Pay-As-You-Go-Act
of 2010, shall be determined by reference to the latest statement titled
Budgetary Effects of PAYGO Legislation for this Act, submitted
for printing in the Congressional Record by the Chairman of the Senate Budget
Committee, provided that such statement has been submitted prior to the vote on
December 16, 2011
Reported with an amendment