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Title 33 > Chapter 15: Flood Control

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  • Section 701: Flood control generally
  • Section 701-1: Declaration of policy of 1944 act
  • Section 701a: Declaration of policy of 1936 act
  • Section 701a-1: “Flood control” defined; jurisdiction of Federal investigations
  • Section 701b: Supervision of Secretary of the Army; reclamation projects unaffected
  • Section 701b-1: Transfer of jurisdiction in certain cases to Department of Agriculture
  • Section 701b-2: Cooperation by Secretaries of the Army and Agriculture; expenditures
  • Section 701b-3: Examinations and surveys; availability of appropriations
  • Section 701b-4: Administration of surveys; number authorized; reports
  • Section 701b-6: Examinations and surveys by Secretary of Agriculture
  • Section 701b-7: Supplemental reports to Senate Environment and Public Works Committee and House Public Works Committee
  • Section 701b-8: Submission of report by Chief of Engineers
  • Section 701b-8a: Discontinuance of preliminary examination reports
  • Section 701b-9: Availability of appropriations for expenses incident to operation of power boats or vessels; expenses defined; certification of expenditures
  • Section 701b-10: Revolving fund; establishment; availability; reimbursement; transfer of funds; limitation
  • Section 701b-11: Flood protection projects
  • Section 701b-12: Floodplain management requirements
  • Section 701b-13: Construction of flood control projects by non-Federal interests
  • Section 701b-14: Structural integrity evaluations
  • Section 701c: Rights-of-way, easements, etc.; acquisition by local authorities; maintenance and operation; protection of United States from liability for damages; requisites to run-off and water-flow retardation and soil erosion prevention assistance
  • Section 701c-1: Acquirement of titles for certain projects and to lands, easements, rights-of-way; reimbursement of local agencies
  • Section 701c-2: Acquisition and sale of land
  • Section 701c-3: Lease receipts; payment of portion to States
  • Section 701d: Compacts between States; consent of Congress
  • Section 701e: Effect of act June 22, 1936, on provisions for Mississippi River and other projects
  • Section 701f: Authorization of appropriations
  • Section 701f-1: Additional authorization
  • Section 701f-2: Funds for specific and authorized projects merged with and accounted for under regular annual appropriation
  • Section 701f-3: Expenditure in watersheds of funds appropriated for flood prevention purposes
  • Section 701g: Removal of obstructions; clearing channels
  • Section 701h: Contributions by States and political subdivisions
  • Section 701h-1: Contributions by States and political subdivisions for immediate use on authorized flood-control work; repayment
  • Section 701i: Elimination from protection of areas subject to evacuation
  • Section 701j: Installation in dams of facilities for future development of hydroelectric power
  • Section 701k: Crediting reimbursements for lost, stolen, or damaged property
  • Section 701m: Insufficient Congressional authorization; preparations for and modification of project
  • Section 701n: Emergency response to natural disasters
  • Section 701p: Railroad bridge alterations at Federal expense
  • Section 701q: Repair and protection of highways, railroads, and utilities damaged by operation of dams or reservoir
  • Section 701r: Protection of highways, bridge approaches, public works, and nonprofit public services
  • Section 701r-1: Utilization of public roads
  • Section 701s: Small flood control projects; appropriations; amount limitation for single locality; conditions
  • Section 701t: Emergency fund for flood damage; amount; commitments to be fulfilled by local interests
  • Section 701u: International engineering or scientific conferences; attendance
  • Section 702: Mississippi River
  • Section 702a: Adoption of 1927 project; execution; creation of board; scope of authority; appropriation
  • Section 702a-1: Modification of project of 1927; adoption
  • Section 702a-1a: Further modification of 1927 project; adoption; appropriation
  • Section 702a-1b: Further modification; adoption
  • Section 702a-2: Abandonment of Boeuf Floodway
  • Section 702a-3: Levees; raising and enlarging
  • Section 702a-4: Fuse-plug levees
  • Section 702a-5: Back levee north of Eudora Floodway
  • Section 702a-6: Drainage necessitated by floodway levees
  • Section 702a-7: Railroad and highway crossings over floodways
  • Section 702a-8: Additional roads; construction by United States
  • Section 702a-9: Lands, easements, and rights-of-way; acquisition by local authorities; reimbursement; protection of United States from liability for damages
  • Section 702a-10: Flowage rights and rights-of-way; reimbursement of local authorities; highway crossings; use of properties for national forests or wildlife refuges
  • Section 702a-11: Morganza Floodway; Eudora Floodway
  • Section 702a-12: Modified Lower Mississippi River project as of August 18, 1941
  • Section 702b: Local contribution toward cost of flood control work
  • Section 702c: Expenditures for construction work; conditions precedent; liability for damage from flood waters; condemnation proceedings; floodage rights
  • Section 702d: Flowage rights; condemnation proceedings; benefits to property
  • Section 702d-1: Bonnet Carre Spillway and Floodway; rights-of-way, etc., over lands
  • Section 702e: Maps for project; preparation
  • Section 702f: Expenditures for earlier projects
  • Section 702g: Appropriation for emergency fund
  • Section 702g-1: Additional appropriation for emergency fund
  • Section 702h: Prosecution of project by Mississippi River Commission; president of commission; salaries
  • Section 702i: Certain sections applicable to property and rights acquired or constructed
  • Section 702j: Projects relating to tributary streams; report to Congress; appropriation
  • Section 702j-1: Saint Francis and Yazoo Rivers; lands and easements; alteration of highways; cooperation of States
  • Section 702j-2: White River Levee District; rights-of-way; drainage facilities; flowage rights; acquisition by local authorities; protection of United States from liability for damages
  • Section 702k: Surveys below Cape Girardeau, Missouri; resurvey of levee in Tennessee
  • Section 702k-1: Authorization of appropriation
  • Section 702k-2: Separability
  • Section 702l: Repeal of inconsistent laws
  • Section 702m: Interest of Members of Congress in contracts for acquisition of land
  • Section 702n: Levee rights-of-way; payment or reimbursement for
  • Section 703: Sacramento River, California
  • Section 704: Modification of project
  • Section 705: Salmon River, Alaska; flood control work authorized
  • Section 706: Secretary of Commerce; current precipitation information; appropriation
  • Section 707: Sumner Dam and Lake Sumner; declaration of purpose; report to Congress; appropriation
  • Section 708: Sale of surplus waters for domestic and industrial uses; disposition of moneys
  • Section 709: Regulations for use of storage waters; application to Tennessee Valley Authority
  • Section 709a: Information on floods and flood damage
  • Section 709b: Flood hazard information

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