H.R. 135: Natomas Basin Flood Protection Improvements Act of 2013

113th Congress, 2013–2015. Text as of Jan 03, 2013 (Introduced).

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113th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 135

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

January 3, 2013

introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure

A BILL

To authorize improvements to flood damage reduction facilities adjacent to the American and Sacramento Rivers near Sacramento, California, and for other purposes.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Natomas Basin Flood Protection Improvements Act of 2013 .

2.

Project Modification, American and Sacramento Rivers, California

(a)

In general

The project for flood damage reduction, American and Sacramento Rivers, California, authorized by section 101(a)(1) of the Water Resources Development Act of 1996 (Public Law 104–303; 110 Stat. 3662), and modified by section 366 of the Water Resources Development Act of 1999 (Public Law 106–53; 113 Stat. 319), section 129 of the Energy and Water Development Appropriations Act, 2004 (Public Law 108–137; 117 Stat. 1839), and section 130 of the Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2008 (Division C of Public Law 110–161; 121 Stat. 1947), is further modified to authorize the Secretary of the Army to construct improvements to flood damage reduction facilities adjacent to the American and Sacramento Rivers in the vicinity of Sacramento, California, substantially in accordance with the report of the Chief of Engineers entitled American River Watershed (Common Features) Project, Natomas Basin, Sacramento and Sutter Counties, California, dated December 30, 2010, at an estimated total cost of $1,389,500,000, with an estimated Federal cost of $921,200,000 and an estimated non-Federal cost of $468,300,000.

(b)

Credit for non-Federal work

(1)

In general

The non-Federal interest shall receive credit for expenses and in-kind contributions incurred by the non-Federal interest for planning, design, and construction of the project and acquisition of lands, easements, rights-of-way, relocations, and dredged material disposal areas for the project.

(2)

Application of credit

Such credit shall be applied toward the non-Federal share of—

(A)

the project; or

(B)

any other project for which the non-Federal interest has entered into a cost-sharing agreement with the Secretary.

(3)

Limitation on statutory construction

Nothing in this subsection may be construed to limit the ability of the non-Federal interest to pursue credit or reimbursement for work performed by the non-Federal interest in connection with the project under any other authority, rule, or procedure, including section 104 of the Water Resources Development Act of 1986 (33 U.S.C. 2214).