33 U.S. Code § 426i - Shore damage prevention or mitigation

(a) In general
The Secretary of the Army is authorized to investigate, study, plan, and implement structural and nonstructural measures for the prevention or mitigation of shore damages attributable to Federal navigation works and shore damage attributable to the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway and the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway, if a non-Federal public body agrees to operate and maintain such measures, and, in the case of interests in real property acquired in conjunction with nonstructural measures, to operate and maintain the property for public purposes in accordance with regulations prescribed by the Secretary.
(b) Cost sharing
The costs of implementing measures under this section shall be cost-shared in the same proportion as the cost-sharing provisions applicable to the project causing the shore damage.
(c) Requirement for specific authorization
No such project shall be initiated without specific authorization by Congress if the Federal first cost exceeds $10,000,000.
(d) Coordination
The Secretary shall—
(1) coordinate the implementation of the measures under this section with other Federal and non-Federal shore protection projects in the same geographic area; and
(2) to the extent practicable, combine mitigation projects with other shore protection projects in the same area into a comprehensive regional project.

Source

(Pub. L. 90–483, title I, § 111,Aug. 13, 1968, 82 Stat. 735; Pub. L. 99–662, title IX, §§ 915(f), 940,Nov. 17, 1986, 100 Stat. 4191, 4199; Pub. L. 106–53, title II, § 214,Aug. 17, 1999, 113 Stat. 291; Pub. L. 113–121, title I, § 1030(c),June 10, 2014, 128 Stat. 1232.)
Amendments

2014—Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 113–121substituted “$10,000,000” for “$5,000,000”.
1999—Pub. L. 106–53designated first sentence as subsec. (a), inserted heading, and inserted “and shore damage attributable to the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway and the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway” after “navigation works”, designated second sentence as subsec. (b) and inserted heading, and designated third sentence as subsec. (c), inserted heading, and substituted “$5,000,000” for “$2,000,000”, and added subsec. (d).
1986—Pub. L. 99–662, § 940, amended section generally. Prior to amendment, section read as follows: “The Secretary of the Army, acting through the Chief of Engineers, is authorized to investigate, study, and construct projects for the prevention or mitigation of shore damages attributable to Federal navigation works. The cost of installing, operating, and maintaining such projects shall be borne entirely by the United States. No such project shall be constructed without specific authorization by Congress if the estimated first cost exceeds $2,000,000.”
Pub. L. 99–662, § 915(f), substituted “$2,000,000” for “$1,000,000”.
Effective Date of 1986 Amendment

Amendment by section 915(f) ofPub. L. 99–662not applicable to any project under contract for construction on Nov. 17, 1986, see section 915(i) ofPub. L. 99–662, set out as a note under section 426g of this title.

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33 CFR - Navigation and Navigable Waters

33 CFR Part 263 - CONTINUING AUTHORITIES PROGRAMS

33 CFR Part 320 - GENERAL REGULATORY POLICIES

33 CFR Part 325 - PROCESSING OF DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY PERMITS

33 CFR Part 326 - ENFORCEMENT

33 CFR Part 329 - DEFINITION OF NAVIGABLE WATERS OF THE UNITED STATES

33 CFR Part 330 - NATIONWIDE PERMIT PROGRAM

33 CFR Part 331 - ADMINISTRATIVE APPEAL PROCESS

 

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