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


The text of the bill below is as of Dec 16, 2011 (Reported by Senate Committee).


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Calendar No. 264

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

December 16, 2011

Reported by , with an amendment

Insert the part printed in italic

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.

3.

Offset

To provide an offset for the funds made available to carry out this Act, there is rescinded from the Department of the Interior franchise fund authorized under section 113 of division A of title I of Public Law 104–208 (31 U.S.C. 501 note; 110 Stat.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.

4.

Budgetary effects

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 passage.

December 16, 2011

Reported with an amendment