33 U.S. Code § 2317a - Cooperative agreements

(a) In general
For the purpose of expediting the cost-effective design and construction of wetlands restoration that is part of an authorized water resources project, the Secretary may enter into cooperative agreements under section 6305 of title 31 with nonprofit organizations with expertise in wetlands restoration to carry out such design and construction on behalf of the Secretary.
(b) Limitations
(1) Per project limit
A cooperative agreement under this section may not obligate the Secretary to pay the nonprofit organization more than $1,000,000 for any single wetlands restoration project.
(2) Annual limit
The total value of work carried out under cooperative agreements under this section may not exceed $5,000,000 in any fiscal year.


(Pub. L. 110–114, title II, § 2015,Nov. 8, 2007, 121 Stat. 1076.)

Section was enacted as part of the Water Resources Development Act of 2007, and not as part of the Water Resources Development Act of 1986 which comprises this chapter.
“Secretary” Defined

Secretary means the Secretary of the Army, see section 2 ofPub. L. 110–114, set out as a note under section 2201 of this title.

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