US HB5476 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Introduced on December 18 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-12-19 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment.
Pending: House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

LEVEE Act Local Expertise is Vital for Effective Embankments Act This bill provides that, upon request of a community that has received emergency flood-fighting assistance involving the construction of a temporary structure, the U.S. Department of the Army shall evaluate whether the structure should be made permanent. If the Army makes such a determination, it (1) shall begin planning, design, and construction of a permanent feature if the total construction cost of the project is not expected to exceed $25 million; and (2) shall seek congressional authorization if construction cost is expected to be in excess of that amount.

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Title

LEVEE Act Local Expertise is Vital for Effective Embankments Act

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History

DateChamberAction
2019-12-19HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment.
2019-12-18HouseReferred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.
2019-12-18HouseIntroduced in House

Same As/Similar To

SB3082 (Related) 2019-12-18 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.
SB3591 (Related) 2020-05-11 - Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 453.

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