H.R. 865 (99th): A bill to authorize the Secretary of the Army, acting through the Chief of Engineers, to carry out certain erosion control projects in the Chesapeake Bay, Virginia.

Introduced:
Jan 31, 1985 (99th Congress, 1985–1986)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Herbert Bateman
Representative for Virginia's 1st congressional district
Party
Republican
Related Bills
H.R. 1722 (98th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 01, 1983

H.R. 6 (Related)
Water Resources Development Act of 1986

Signed by the President
Nov 17, 1986

 
Status

This bill was introduced on January 31, 1985, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Jan 31, 1985
Referred to Committee Jan 31, 1985
 
Summary

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Cosponsors
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Committees

House Transportation and Infrastructure

Water Resources and Environment

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1/31/1985--Introduced.
Directs the Secretary of the Army, acting through the Corps of Engineers, to design and construct a specified erosion control project on an emergency basis on Tangier Island, Virginia. Preempts all otherwise applicable laws, but requires local interests to provide all necessary land interests, operation, and maintenance and to indemnify the United States against construction related damages.

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