IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
April 16, 2013
Mr. Paulintroduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to theCommittee on Environment and Public Works
To modify the criteria used by the Corps of Engineers to dredge small ports.
Modification of Corps of Engineers criteria to dredge small ports
Minimum tonnage requirement
Notwithstanding any other provision of law (including regulations), effective beginning on the date of enactment of this Act, the tonnage requirement with respect to the consideration of dredging of small ports by theCorps of Engineersshall be a minimum of 500,000 tons, as calculated in accordance withsubsection (b).
For purposes ofsubsection (a)and any other activity of theCorps of Engineerscarried out on or after the date of enactment of this Act, tonnage shall be calculated by each relevant port authority and submitted to theCorps of Engineers.