H.Res. 385: Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 3080) to provide for improvements to the rivers and harbors of the United States, to provide for the conservation and development of water and related resources, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Webster, Daniel [FL-10] (introduced 10/22/2013) Cosponsors (None)
Related Bills: H.R.3080
- 10/22/2013 8:11pm:
- The House Committee on Rules reported an original measure, H. Rept. 113-251, by Mr. Webster (FL).
- 10/22/2013 8:11pm:
- The resolution makes in order as original text for purpose of amendment, an amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 113-24.
- 10/23/2013 12:40pm:
- Considered as privileged matter.
- 10/23/2013 2:16pm:
- On ordering the previous question Agreed to: 225-194 (GT).
- 10/23/2013 2:24pm:
- On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to: 271-147 (GT).
H.R. 3080: Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2013
Sponsor: Rep Shuster, Bill [PA-9] (introduced 9/11/2013) Cosponsors (47)
Related Bills: H.RES.385, H.R.399, S.513, S.601
An amendment numbered 1 printed in House Report 113-251 to add a new section that provides for expediting the completion of any on-going feasibility study for a project initiated prior to enactment and clarifies that the Corps of Engineers is authorized to move to preconstruction planning, engineering, and design activities immediately after completing a feasibility study. Amends Section 107 of H.R. 3080 to add a savings clause to ensure work carried out under an existing statute related to navigation that is repealed in H.R. 3080 can continue if initiated prior to enactment. Adds a new section providing non-Federal interests the ability to carry out work at their own expense for a project where a final feasibility report has been completed but has not received authorization from Congress. Requires the non-Federal interest to carry out work subject to any State or Federal permitting requirements and to carry out the project in accordance with the final feasibility report. Amends Section 120 of H.R. 3080 to request the Corps of Engineers to review the uses and economic feasibility of non-structural alternatives in their review of existing authorities for carrying out work after a storm event. Amends Section 102 of H.R. 3080 to add natural gas companies to the entities eligible to contribute funds to Corps of Engineers to expedite.the processing of permits within the regulatory program of the Corps of Engineers. Makes other technical and conforming changes to H.R. 3080.
An amendment numbered 2 printed in House Report 113-251 to delay the application of environmental `streamlining' provisions in the bill until the Secretary certifies that there is sufficient funding to reduce the current backlog of authorized Corps projects to less than $20 billion; more than $40 billion in projects have already been authorized using existing environmental review processes, but have yet to receive funding for construction.
An amendment numbered 3 printed in House Report 113-251 to prohibit programs or actions authorized under this Act from further implementation of coastal and marine spatial planning and ecosystem-based management components under Executive Order 13547. Requires the Secretary of the Army to conduct and submit a study detailing all activities engaged in and resources expended in furtherance of Executive Order 13547. The study also should include any budget requests for fiscal year 2014 for support of implementation of Executive Order 13547, and be submitted to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure and Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.