All Information (Except Text) for S.646 - Corps of Engineers Reform Act of 2001107th Congress (2001-2002)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Feingold, Russell D. [D-WI] (Introduced 03/29/2001)|
|Committees:||Senate - Environment and Public Works|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 06/18/2002 Committee on Environment and Public Works. Hearings held. (All Actions)|
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Actions Overview (1)
|03/29/2001||Introduced in Senate|
03/29/2001 Introduced in Senate
All Actions (3)
|06/18/2002||Committee on Environment and Public Works. Hearings held.|
|03/29/2001||Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works. (text of measure as introduced: CR S3158-3160)|
Action By: Senate
|03/29/2001||Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S3157-3158)|
Action By: Senate
06/18/2002 Committee on Environment and Public Works. Hearings held.
03/29/2001 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works. (text of measure as introduced: CR S3158-3160)
03/29/2001 Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S3157-3158)
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|Senate Environment and Public Works||03/29/2001||Referred to|
Subject — Policy Area:
One Policy Area term, which best describes an entire measure, is assigned to every public bill or resolution.
- Administrative procedure
- Aquatic ecology
- Army Corps of Engineers
- Biological diversity
- Biological diversity conservation
- Citizen participation
- Civil engineering
- Conflict of interests
- Congressional reporting requirements
- Construction costs
- Cost effectiveness
- Cultural property
- Department of Defense
- Economic development
- Economic forecasting
- Economic impact statements
- Economic research
- Electronic government information
- Environmental assessment
- Environmental risk assessment
- Executive reorganization
- Federal advisory bodies
- Federal aid to water resources development
- Fishery management
- Flood control
- Flood damage prevention
- Freedom of information
- Government paperwork
- Government publicity
- Governmental investigations
- Habitat conservation
- Marine and coastal resources, fisheries
- Restoration ecology
- Right of petition
- Risk assessment
- Wetland conservation
- Wildlife conservation
Latest Summary (1)
Shown Here:Corps of Engineers Reform Act of 2001 - Amends the Flood Control Act of 1970 to make economic development and environmental protection and restoration co-equal goals of water resources planning and development. Requires the Secretary of the Army to revise water resource project principles and guidelines of the Army Corps of Engineers to reflect such goals.
Introduced in Senate (03/29/2001)
Directs the Secretary to establish, for a project that is authorized or substantially modified, a stakeholder advisory committee to assist with the development of project feasibility studies, general reevaluation studies, and environmental impact statements. Requires specified project studies and statements to be subject to review by an independent panel of experts, including projects: (1) having an estimated total cost of more than $25 million; (2) likely to significantly adversely impact fish or wildlife; (3) likely to significantly adversely impact local environmental, cultural, or other resources; or (4) determined to be controversial. Establishes an Office of Independent Review for project reviews.
Requires information related to project analysis to be made available to the public on the Internet (with exceptions for trade secrets).
Prohibits the authorization or substantial modification of a project unless it minimizes adverse impacts on the natural hydrologic patterns, value, or diversity of aquatic ecosystems.
Amends the Water Resources Development Act of 1986 to require the full and concurrent mitigation of authorized projects.
Requires the Secretary to establish a record keeping system to track wetland and other habitat types impacted by authorized projects. Requires the public availability of such information.