[USC02] 33 USC 701b-15: Non-Federal plans to provide additional flood risk reduction
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33 USC 701b-15: Non-Federal plans to provide additional flood risk reduction Text contains those laws in effect on November 16, 2019
From Title 33-NAVIGATION AND NAVIGABLE WATERSCHAPTER 15-FLOOD CONTROL

§701b–15. Non-Federal plans to provide additional flood risk reduction

(a) In general

If requested by a non-Federal interest, the Secretary shall carry out a locally preferred plan that provides a higher level of protection than a flood risk management project authorized under this Act if the Secretary determines that-

(1) the plan is technically feasible and environmentally acceptable; and

(2) the benefits of the plan exceed the costs of the plan.

(b) Non-Federal cost share

If the Secretary carries out a locally preferred plan under subsection (a), the Federal share of the cost of the project shall be not greater than the share as provided by law for elements of the national economic development plan.

( Pub. L. 113–121, title I, §1036, June 10, 2014, 128 Stat. 1234 .)

References in Text

This Act, referred to in subsec. (a), is Pub. L. 113–121, June 10, 2014, 128 Stat. 1193 , known as the Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2014. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section 2201 of this title and Tables.

"Secretary" Defined

Secretary means the Secretary of the Army, see section 2 of Pub. L. 113–121, set out as a note under section 2201 of this title.