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116th CONGRESS
  2d Session
                                H. R. 6922

 To require the Corps of Engineers to expedite review of applications 
for certain flood control projects near military installations, and for 
                            other purposes.


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                    IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

                              May 19, 2020

  Mr. Bacon (for himself and Mr. Garamendi) introduced the following 
    bill; which was referred to the Committee on Transportation and 
                             Infrastructure

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                                 A BILL


 
 To require the Corps of Engineers to expedite review of applications 
for certain flood control projects near military installations, 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 ``Base Applications Sped Expeditiously 
Protection Act'' or the ``BASE Protection Act''.

SEC. 2. EXPEDITED REVIEW FOR CERTAIN PROJECTS NEAR MILITARY 
              INSTALLATIONS.

    Section 14 of the Act of March 3, 1899 (33 U.S.C. 408) is amended 
by redesignating subsection (d) as subsection (e) and inserting after 
subsection (c) the following:
    ``(d) Expedited Review.--
            ``(1) In general.--The Secretary shall prioritize, and 
        expedite review of, any application by a non-Federal interest 
        for permission to take action affecting public projects 
        pursuant to subsection (a) that will provide a military 
        installation (as defined in section 2801 of title 10, United 
        States Code) with new or enhanced resilience.
            ``(2) Annual report.--Not later than one year after the 
        date of enactment of this subsection, and annually thereafter, 
        the Secretary shall submit to Congress a report on the 
        implementation of this subsection, including specification of--
                    ``(A) the number of applications described in 
                paragraph (1) that are pending as of the date of the 
                report;
                    ``(B) the number of applications described in 
                paragraph (1) that were received in the year covered by 
                the report; and
                    ``(C) for each application described in paragraph 
                (1) with respect to which a decision was made in the 
                year covered by the report, the length of time between 
                the date on which the Secretary received the complete 
                application and the date on which the Secretary made 
                such decision.''.
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