16 U.S. Code § 1452 - Congressional declaration of policy
 So in original. The period probably should be a comma.
Par. (2)(B). Pub. L. 101–508, § 6203(b)(2), substituted “likely to be affected by or vulnerable to sea level rise, land subsidence,” for “of subsidence”.
Par. (2)(C) to (J). Pub. L. 101–508, § 6203(b)(3), redesignated subpars. (C) to (I) as (D) to (J), respectively, and added subpar. (C).
Par. (2)(K). Pub. L. 101–508, § 6203(b)(4), added subpar. (K).
Par. (3). Pub. L. 101–508, § 6203(b)(5), inserted “including those areas likely to be affected by land subsidence, sea level rise, or fluctuating water levels of the Great Lakes,” after “hazardous areas,”.
Pars. (5), (6). Pub. L. 101–508, § 6203(b)(6), added pars. (5) and (6).
1980—Pub. L. 96–464, in amending section generally, expanded declaration of policy to provide for higher level of protection for significant natural coastal resources and inserted provisions for special area management planning to increase predictability for necessary coastal-dependent economic growth, improve hazard mitigation, and improve predictability in government decisionmaking.
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