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Introduced in Senate (02/02/2017)


115th CONGRESS
1st Session
S. 279


To amend the Water Resources Development Act of 1986 to modify a provision relating to acquisition of beach fill.


IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

February 2, 2017

Mr. Rubio introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works


A BILL

To amend the Water Resources Development Act of 1986 to modify a provision relating to acquisition of beach fill.

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 “Sand Acquisition, Nourishment, and Development Act” or the “SAND Act”.

SEC. 2. Acquisition of beach fill.

Section 935 of the Water Resources Development Act of 1986 (33 U.S.C. 2299) is amended by striking “if such materials are not available from domestic sources for environmental or economic reasons”.