H. R. 136
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
January 3, 2013
Ms. Matsui introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
To authorize certain civil works projects, and for other purposes.
This Act may be cited as the
Flood Protection Public Safety Act of
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—
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
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.