33 U.S. Code § 568. Limitation on power of committee of Congress to consider projects

No project shall be considered by any committee of Congress with a view to its adoption, except with a view to a survey, if five years have elapsed since a report upon a survey of such project has been submitted to Congress pursuant to law.

(Sept. 22, 1922, ch. 427, § 9, 42 Stat. 1043.)

Section is from act Sept. 22, 1922, popularly known as the “Rivers and Harbors Appropriation Act of 1918”.