33 U.S. Code § 579a - Project deauthorizations
Any project authorized for construction by this Act shall not be authorized after the last day of the 5-year period beginning on November 17, 1986, unless during such period funds have been obligated for construction, including planning and designing, of such project.
The Secretary shall publish in the Federal Register a list of any projects or separable elements that are deauthorized under this section.
This Act, referred to in subsec. (a), is Pub. L. 99–662, Nov. 17, 1986, 100 Stat. 4082, known as the Water Resources Development Act of 1986. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section 2201 of this title and Tables.
2014—Subsec. (b)(3), (4). Pub. L. 113–121 added pars. (3) and (4).
2007—Subsec. (b)(2). Pub. L. 110–114, § 2046(3), which directed the substitution of “such period” for “such 30 month period” in last sentence, was executed by making the substitution for “such 30-month period” to reflect the probable intent of Congress.
Pub. L. 110–114, § 2046(2), in last sentence, substituted “the last date of the fiscal year following the fiscal year in which” for “30 months after the date”.
Pub. L. 110–114, § 2046(1), in first sentence, substituted “year” for “two years” and “5” for “7”.
1996—Subsec. (b)(2). Pub. L. 104–303 substituted “7 full” for “10 full”, “Upon submission” for “Before submission”, and “for the planning, design, or construction” for “for construction”.
1990—Subsec. (b)(2). Pub. L. 101–640 inserted after first sentence “Before submission of such list to Congress, the Secretary shall notify each Senator in whose State, and each Member of the House of Representatives in whose district, a project (including any part thereof) on such list would be located.”
Pub. L. 100–676, § 52(a), Nov. 17, 1988, 102 Stat. 4044, which provided that subsecs. (a) and (c) of this section applied to projects authorized for construction by Pub. L. 100–676 (see Short Title of 1988 Amendment note set out under section 2201 of this title), except that the 5-year period during which funds had to be obligated to prevent deauthorization began on Nov. 17, 1988, and were also to apply to projects authorized for construction subsequent to Pub. L. 100–676, except that 5-year period during which funds had to be obligated to prevent deauthorization began on the date of the authorization of such projects, was repealed by Pub. L. 104–303, title II, § 228(b)(1), Oct. 12, 1996, 110 Stat. 3703.
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