33 U.S. Code § 467 - Definitions
The term “Administrator” means the Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
The term “Board” means a National Dam Safety Review Board established under section 467f(f) of this title.
The term “Federal agency” means a Federal agency that designs, finances, constructs, owns, operates, maintains, or regulates the construction, operation, or maintenance of a dam.
The term “Federal Guidelines for Dam Safety” means the FEMA publication, numbered 93 and dated June 1979, that defines management practices for dam safety at all Federal agencies.
The term “hazard reduction” means the reduction in the potential consequences to life and property of dam failure.
The term “ICODS” means the Interagency Committee on Dam Safety established by section 467e of this title.
The term “Program” means the national dam safety program established under section 467f of this title.
The term “State” means each of the several States of the United States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, Guam, American Samoa, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, and any other territory or possession of the United States.
The term “State dam safety agency” means a State agency that has regulatory authority over the safety of non-Federal dams.
The term “State dam safety program” means a State dam safety program approved and assisted under section 467f(e) of this title.
The term “United States”, when used in a geographical sense, means all of the States.
A prior section 467, Pub. L. 92–367, § 1, Aug. 8, 1972, 86 Stat. 506; Pub. L. 99–662, title XII, § 1201(a), Nov. 17, 1986, 100 Stat. 4260, defined term “dam” as used in this subchapter, prior to repeal by Pub. L. 104–303, § 215(c)(1).
2014—Pub. L. 113–121, § 3001(a)(1), substituted “Administrator” for “Director” wherever appearing.
Par. (1). Pub. L. 113–121, § 3001(a)(2)(C), added par. (1). Former par. (1) redesignated (2).
Par. (2). Pub. L. 113–121, § 3001(a)(2)(B), redesignated par. (1) as (2). Former par. (2) redesignated (3).
Par. (3). Pub. L. 113–121, § 3001(a)(2)(A), (B), redesignated par. (2) as (3) and struck out former par. (3). Prior to amendment, text read as follows: “The term ‘Administrator’ means the Administrator of FEMA.”
2002—Par. (1). Pub. L. 107–310, § 3(e)(2)(A), substituted “section 467f(f)” for “section 467f(h)”.
Par. (12). Pub. L. 107–310, § 3(e)(2)(B), substituted “section 467f(e)” for “section 467f(f)”.
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 Administrator 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) and sections 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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