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S. 810: A bill to facilitate construction of a bridge on certain property in Christian County, Missouri, and for other purposes.

The text of the bill below is as of Sep 27, 2017 (Passed Congress).


One Hundred Fifteenth Congress of the United States of America

1st Session

S. 810

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

AN ACT

To facilitate construction of a bridge on certain property in Christian County, Missouri, and for other purposes.

1.

Riverside bridge project

(a)

In general

The Riverside Bridge Project is authorized to be carried out notwithstanding—

(1)

any agreement entered unto under, or restriction pursuant to, section 404(b)(2) of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act (42 U.S.C. 5170c(b)(2)); or

(2)

any easement or other Federal restriction pursuant to that Act (42 U.S.C. 5121 et seq.) that requires the covered property to be maintained for open space, recreation, or wetland management.

(b)

Conditions

As a condition of the authorization under subsection (a)—

(1)

Christian County, Missouri, or an assignee shall—

(A)

carry out the Riverside Bridge Project in a manner that ensures that no flood damage attributable to the Project occurs; and

(B)

be liable for any such flood damage that does occur; and

(2)

the Federal Government shall not be liable for future flood damage that is caused by the Project.

(c)

Disaster assistance prohibited

No future disaster assistance from any Federal source may be provided with respect to the covered property or any improvements thereon.

(d)

Definitions

In this Act, the following definitions apply:

(1)

Covered property

The term covered property means the property—

(A)

in Christian County, Missouri;

(B)

conveyed to such County by the Riverside Inn, Inc.; and

(C)

that is approximately 1.5 acres and 482 lineal feet adjacent to the westerly line of Riverside Road to the center of Finley Creek.

(2)

Riverside bridge project

The term Riverside Bridge Project means the project to construct, maintain, and operate a bridge on and over the covered property.

Speaker of the House of Representatives

Vice President of the United States and President of the Senate