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H.R. 833 (115th): SAND Act of 2017

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The summary below was written by the Congressional Research Service, which is a nonpartisan division of the Library of Congress, and was published on Feb 2, 2017.


Sand Acquisition, Nourishment, and Development Act of 2017 or the SAND Act of 2017

This bill amends the Water Resources Development Act of 1986 to eliminate the limitation that the Army Corps of Engineers may acquire fill material for beach erosion and nourishment for an authorized water resources project from non-domestic sources only if such material is not available from domestic sources for environmental or economic reasons.