Summary: H.R.6094 — 95th Congress (1977-1978)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (04/05/1977)

Dam Safety and Construction Act - Establishes in the Department of the Interior an Office of Dam Safety and Construction to plan, design, and construct certain dams. Directs the Secretary of the Interior to promulgate safety regulations for dam construction. Transfers to the Secretary all dam planning, design, and construction functions of United States departments and agencies.

Establishes a Dam Safety Review Panel to examine and assess dam safety. Directs the United States Geological Survey to examine proposed dam construction sites. Directs the Office of Management and Budget to carry out certain transfer functions.