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H.R. 2174: To remove fish and wildlife as an authorized purpose of the Missouri River Mainstem Reservoir System and to make flood control the highest priority of authorized purposes of such system, and for other purposes.


The text of the bill below is as of Apr 9, 2019 (Introduced).


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116th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 2174

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

April 9, 2019

introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure

A BILL

To remove fish and wildlife as an authorized purpose of the Missouri River Mainstem Reservoir System and to make flood control the highest priority of authorized purposes of such system, and for other purposes.

1.

Authorized purposes of the Missouri River Mainstem Reservoir System

(a)

Authorization

Fish and wildlife shall not be an authorized purpose of the Missouri River Mainstem Reservoir System.

(b)

Priority

Flood control shall be the highest priority of authorized purposes for the Missouri River Mainstem Reservoir System at all times.

(c)

Revision of control manual

Not later than 90 days after the date of enactment, the Chief of Engineers shall revise the Missouri River Mainstem Reservoir System Master Water Control Manual and any related regulations to conform with subsections (a) and (b).