H.R. 2779 (97th): A bill to direct the Secretary of the Army, acting through the Chief of Engineers, to carry out a waters resources development project on, and along, a certain segment of the Des Moines River, Iowa.

Mar 23, 1981 (97th Congress, 1981–1982)
Died (Referred to Committee)
Neal Smith
Representative for Iowa's 4th congressional district
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H.R. 4002 (96th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 08, 1979

H.R. 18 (98th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 03, 1983


This bill was introduced on March 23, 1981, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced Mar 23, 1981
Referred to Committee Mar 23, 1981

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Directs the Secretary of the Army, through the Chief of Engineers, to construct, operate, and maintain recreational facilities and streambank stabilization along the Des Moines River, Iowa. Empowers the Secretary to enforce limitations on the killing of wild animals and birds therein.
Authorizes the Secretary to acquire the necessary land and interests therein to carry out such project.
States that the Federal share of such project shall be 100 percent.
Authorizes appropriations to carry out the provisions of this Act.

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