43 U.S. Code § 1600b - Colorado River Floodway Task Force

(a) Establishment and membership
To advise the Secretary and the Congress there shall be a Colorado River Floodway Task Force, which shall include one representative of—
(1) each State (appointed by the Governor) and Indian reservation in which the Floodway is located;
(2) each county in which the Floodway is located;
(3) a law enforcement agency from each county in which the Floodway is located;
(4) each water district in which the Floodway is located;
(5) the cities of Needles, Parker, Blythe, Bullhead City, Yuma, Laughlin, Lake Havasu City, Nevada (if and when incorporated), and Mojave County, Arizona Supervisor District No. 2 (chosen by, but not a member of the Board of Supervisors);
(6) of the Chamber of Commerce from each county in which the Floodway is located;
(7) the Colorado River Wildlife Council;
(8) the Army Corps of Engineers;
(9) the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA);
(10) the Department of Agriculture;
(11) the Department of the Interior; and
(12) the Department of State.
(b) Charter and operation; reports and recommendations
The task force shall be chartered and operate under the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Public Law 92–463; 5 U.S.C. App.) and shall prepare recommendations concerning the Colorado River Floodway, which recommendations shall deal with:
(1) the means to restore and maintain the Floodway specified in section 1600c of this title, including, but not limited to, specific instances where land transfers or relocations, or other changes in land management, might best effect the purposes of this chapter;
(2) the necessity for additional Floodway management legislation at local, tribal, State, and Federal levels;
(3) the development of specific design criteria for the creation of the Floodway boundaries;
(4) the review of mapping procedures for Floodway boundaries;
(5) whether compensation should be recommended in specific cases of economic hardship resulting from impacts of the 1983 flood on property outside the Floodway which could not reasonably have been foreseen; and
(6) the potential application of the Floodway on Indian lands and recommended legislation or regulations that might be needed to achieve the purposes of the Floodway taking into consideration the special Federal status of Indian lands.
(c) Termination of task force; report to Secretary and Congressional Committees
The task force shall exist for at least one year after October 8, 1986, or until such time as the Secretary has filed with the Committees the maps described in section 1600c (b)(2)  [1] of this title. The task force shall file its report with the Secretary and the Committees within nine months after October 8, 1986.


[1]  See References in Text note below.

Source

(Pub. L. 99–450, § 4,Oct. 8, 1986, 100 Stat. 1130.)
References in Text

The Federal Advisory Committee Act, referred to in subsec. (b), is Pub. L. 92–463, Oct. 6, 1972, 86 Stat. 770, as amended, which is set out in the Appendix to Title 5, Government Organization and Employees.
Section 1600c (b)(2) of this title, referred to in subsec. (c), was struck out and former subsec. (b)(1)(ii) ofsection 1600c redesignated subsec. (b)(2) ofsection 1600c by Pub. L. 105–362, title IX, § 901(d)(1),Nov. 10, 1998, 112 Stat. 3289. As so amended, section 1600c (b)(2) no longer relates to maps required to be prepared and filed by the Secretary.
Transfer of Functions

For transfer of all functions, personnel, assets, components, authorities, grant programs, and liabilities of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, including the functions of the Under Secretary for Federal Emergency Management relating thereto, to the Federal Emergency Management Agency, see section 315 (a)(1) of Title 6, Domestic Security.
For transfer of functions, personnel, assets, and liabilities of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, including the functions of the Director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency relating thereto, to the Secretary of Homeland Security, and for treatment of related references, see former section 313 (1) andsections 551 (d), 552 (d), and 557 of Title 6, Domestic Security, and the Department of Homeland Security Reorganization Plan of November 25, 2002, as modified, set out as a note under section 542 of Title 6.

 

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