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H.R. 6705: Shoreline Health Oversight, Restoration, Resilience, and Enhancement Act

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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 11, 2022.

Shoreline Health Oversight, Restoration, Resilience, and Enhancement Act

This bill provides for the development of water and water-related resources projects and activities with a particular emphasis on those carried out by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

Among other things, the bill

revises and modifies the flood mitigation and riverine restoration program to include coverage of coastal storm damage; authorizes the Corps to carry out specified water resources development and conservation projects in accordance with plans laid out in designated reports or decision documents; authorizes the Department of the Army to continue periodic nourishment for specified projects for coastal storm risk management for an additional period of 50 years; authorizes the Army to use funds for water resources development purposes to carry out, at full federal expense, a measure located on, or benefitting, federal land under the administrative jurisdiction of another federal agency under specified conditions; authorizes the Army to provide in advance the federal share of funds required for the acquisition of land, easements, and rights-of-way for, and the relocation of, certain projects; directs the Army to establish a program to provide environmental assistance to nonfederal interests in the Chattahoochee River Basin; and requires the Army to expedite the replacement of the Mississippi River mat sinking unit.