Introduced in House Passed House Introduced in Senate Passed Senate To President Became Law
12/03/2019          

Upper Mississippi River Flood Control Act

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12/10/2019 Introduced in House Open
12/03/2019 Introduced in House Open

            


116th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 5288


To amend the Water Resources Development Act of 1999 to direct the Secretary of the Army to develop a plan to address water resource problems in the Upper Mississippi River Basin, and for other purposes.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

December 3, 2019

Mr. Luetkemeyer introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure


A BILL

To amend the Water Resources Development Act of 1999 to direct the Secretary of the Army to develop a plan to address water resource problems in the Upper Mississippi River Basin, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Upper Mississippi River Flood Control Act”.

SEC. 2. Upper Mississippi River Comprehensive Plan.

Section 459 of the Water Resources Development Act of 1999 (33 U.S.C. 652 note) is amended—

(1) in subsection (b)—

(A) in paragraph (2), by striking “and”;

(B) in paragraph (3), by striking the period at the end and inserting a semicolon; and

(C) after paragraph (3), by adding at the end the following:

“(4) include determinations (based on implementation studies) as to whether the projects recommended under paragraphs (1) through (3) are eligible for funding under the Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act of 2014 (33 U.S.C. 3901 et seq.); and

“(5) include recommendations on funding alternatives through public private partnerships for projects recommended under paragraphs (1) through (3), including—

“(A) the Federal cost share for nonstructural improvements and easement costs; and

“(B) the State and local cost share for structural improvements.”;

(2) in subsection (c)—

(A) in paragraph (1), by striking “; and” at the end and inserting “, the Governors of the States within the Upper Mississippi and Illinois River basins, representatives of the appropriate levee and drainage districts, representatives of nonprofit organizations, agricultural stakeholders, and other interested parties;”;

(B) in paragraph (2)—

(i) by striking “on the date of enactment of this Act”; and

(ii) by striking the period at the end and inserting “; and”; and

(C) by adding at the end the following:

“(3) coordinate with the Secretary of Agriculture to provide assistance under section 3A(a) of the Watershed Protection and Flood Prevention Act (16 U.S.C. 1003a(a)) to local jurisdictions affected by flooding.”; and

(3) in subsection (e), by striking “3 years after the first date on which funds are appropriated to carry out this section” and inserting “January 1, 2021”.


Picture Name From Date Type
Blaine Luetkemeyer R-MO 12/03/2019 Sponsor
Darin LaHood R-IL 12/06/2019 Cosponsor
Date Branch Action
12/04/2019 President Referred to the Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment.Action By: Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
12/03/2019 President Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.Action By: House of Representatives
12/03/2019 President Introduced in HouseAction By: House of Representatives
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Mississippi


Mississippi River



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