H.R. 136: Flood Protection Public Safety Act of 2013

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

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113th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 136

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 certain civil works projects, and for other purposes.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Flood Protection Public Safety Act of 2013 .

2.

Authorization of certain flood risk management projects

The Secretary of the Army, acting through the Chief of Engineers, is authorized to implement any flood risk management project for which, before the date of enactment of this Act, the Secretary of the Army has transmitted to Congress a letter that includes—

(1)

a description of the project as recommended in a report by the Chief of Engineers that concludes that the project is technically sound, environmentally acceptable, and economically justified; and

(2)

notification that the Office of Management and Budget has concluded that the recommendations in the report are consistent with the policy and programs of the President.