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33 U.S. Code § 467g - Research

(a) In generalThe Administrator, in cooperation with the Board, shall carry out a program of technical and archival research to develop and support—
improved techniques, historical experience, and equipment for rapid and effective dam construction, rehabilitation, and inspection;
devices for the continued monitoring of the safety of dams;
development and maintenance of information resources systems needed to support managing the safety of dams; and
initiatives to guide the formulation of effective public policy and advance improvements in dam safety engineering, security, and management.
(b) Consultation

The Administrator shall provide for State participation in research under subsection (a) and periodically advise all States and Congress of the results of the research.

Editorial Notes
Prior Provisions

A prior section 467g, Pub. L. 92–367, § 8, as added Pub. L. 99–662, title XII, § 1201(b), Nov. 17, 1986, 100 Stat. 4261, set out the requisite features of State dam safety programs and provided for program approval and periodic review, prior to repeal by Pub. L. 104–303, title II, § 215(c)(2), Oct. 12, 1996, 110 Stat. 3685.

A prior section 9 of Pub. L. 92–367 was classified to section 467h of this title prior to repeal by Pub. L. 104–303.


2014—Pub. L. 113–121 substituted “Administrator” for “Director” in introductory provisions of subsec. (a) and in subsec. (b).

2002—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 107–310, § 4(1), in introductory provisions, substituted “in cooperation with the Board” for “in cooperation with ICODS” and inserted “and support” after “develop”.

Subsec. (a)(3), (4). Pub. L. 107–310, § 4(2)–(4), added pars. (3) and (4).