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

The text of the bill below is as of Feb 2, 2017 (Introduced).


I

115th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 833

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

February 2, 2017

(for herself, Mr. Curbelo of Florida, Ms. Ros-Lehtinen, Mr. Mast, Ms. Wasserman Schultz, Mr. Webster of Florida, Mr. Diaz-Balart, Mr. Deutch, Mr. Crist, and Ms. Wilson of Florida) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure

A BILL

To amend the Water Resources Development Act of 1986 with respect to the acquisition of beach fill, and for other purposes.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Sand Acquisition, Nourishment, and Development Act of 2017 or the SAND Act of 2017.

2.

Acquisition of beach fill

Section 935 of the Water Resources Development Act of 1986 (33 U.S.C. 2299) is amended by striking if such materials are not available from domestic sources for environmental or economic reasons.