The Secretary shall not approve any loan under this chapter to drain, dredge, fill, level, or otherwise manipulate a wetland (as defined in section
3801(a)(16) of title
16), or to engage in any activity that results in impairing or reducing the flow, circulation, or reach of water, except in the case of activity related to the maintenance of previously converted wetlands, or in the case of such activity that is already commenced before November 28, 1990. This section shall not apply to a loan made or guaranteed under this chapter for a utility line.
For definition of “this chapter”, referred to in text, see note set out under section
1921 of this title.
3801(a) of title
16, referred to in text, was subsequently amended, and section
3801(a)(16) no longer defines the term “wetland”. However, such term is defined elsewhere in that section.
1996—Pub. L. 104–127inserted at end “This section shall not apply to a loan made or guaranteed under this chapter for a utility line.”
1991—Pub. L. 102–237inserted a closing parenthesis after “3801(a)(16) of title 16” and substituted “before November 28, 1990” for “prior to the date of enactment of this section”.
Effective Date of 1991 Amendment
Amendment by Pub. L. 102–237effective as if included in the provision of the Food, Agriculture, Conservation, and Trade Act of 1990, Pub. L. 101–624, to which the amendment relates, see section 1101(b)(3) ofPub. L. 102–237, set out as a note under section
1421 of this title.
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