Text: H.R.136 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (01/03/2013)

1st Session
H. R. 136

To authorize certain civil works projects, and for other purposes.


January 3, 2013

Ms. Matsui introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure


To authorize certain civil works projects, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Flood Protection Public Safety Act of 2013”.

SEC. 2. Authorization of certain flood risk management projects.

The Secretary of the Army, acting through the Chief of Engineers, is authorized to implement any flood risk management project for which, before the date of enactment of this Act, the Secretary of the Army has transmitted to Congress a letter that includes—

(1) a description of the project as recommended in a report by the Chief of Engineers that concludes that the project is technically sound, environmentally acceptable, and economically justified; and

(2) notification that the Office of Management and Budget has concluded that the recommendations in the report are consistent with the policy and programs of the President.