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Hearings in Relation to Appropriations for the Improvement of Rivers and Harbors

Hearings in Relation to Appropriations for the Improvement of Rivers and Harbors

hearings before the United States Senate Committee on Commerce, Fifty-Second Congress, second session, on Feb. 9, 11, 1893

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Water resources development -- United States -- Finance,
  • Rivers -- United States,
  • Harbors -- Maintenance and repair -- United States,
  • United States -- Appropriations and expenditures

  • The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination3-23 p
    Number of Pages23
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15279837M

    Interior Department and Related Agencies Appropriations for , Hearings before a Subcommittee of the Committee on Appropriations, 84th Congress, 1st Session. Washington: Government Printing Office, U.S. Congress, Senate, Committee on the District of Columbia. The Improvement of the Park System of the District of Columbia. Alexander Leads Hearing on FY17 Army Corps & Bureau of Reclamation Budget Request. WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.), chairman of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development, today led a hearing to review the fiscal year budget request for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Bureau of Reclamation.

    The Rivers & Harbors Act of , Section of Public Law amended Section of the Rivers & Harbors Act of This provided that the Federal Government bear the costs for research and planning prior to construction and that these costs would not be included in . Rivers and Harbors Appropriations Act The modern form of the Rivers and Harbors Act was enacted in , and amended by the Rivers and Harbors Appropriation Act of , also known as the Refuse Act. It was amended again several times during the twentieth century. In general, the act prohibits the dumping of refuse into navigable waters or the creation of any navigational obstruction, and it.

    Rivers and Harbors Appropriation Act. Version. California v. Sierra Club, U.S. (); Footnote 2: "Section 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Appropriation Act of provides: 'The creation of any obstruction not affirmatively authorized by Congress, to the navigable capacity of any of the waters of the United States is prohibited; and it shall not be lawful to build or commence the. As stated in your letter, section of the River and Harbor Act of , 68 Stat. , authorized certain works of improvement of rivers and harbors and other waterways for navigation, flood control, and other purposes to be prosecuted under the direction of the Secretary of the Army and supervision of the Chief of Engineers.


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Hearings in Relation to Appropriations for the Improvement of Rivers and Harbors Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Public Works Appropriations Bills are criticized as "pork barrel legislation" by some and praised as "development bills" by others, but both groups appreciate the fact that these bills are made to a great extent in the Congress, principally in the various committees that share jurisdiction over the nation's rivers, beaches, lakes, and.

Records of the Committee on Rivers and Harbors () History and Jurisdiction. Authorized early in the 48th Congress in Decemberthe committee was given jurisdiction over subjects relating to the improvements of rivers and harbors and had the responsibility of reporting the river and harbor bill, which previously had been handled by the Committee on Commerce.

The House Committee on Rivers and Harbors was a U.S. House committee from until It was authorized early in the 48th Congress in Decemberwhen the committee was given jurisdiction over subjects relating to the improvements of rivers and harbors; it also had the responsibility of reporting the river and harbor bills to the floor.

These functions previously had been handled by House (list): Agriculture, Appropriations. Rivers and Harbors Act may refer to one of many pieces of legislation and appropriations passed by the United States Congress since the first such legislation in At that time Congress appropriated $75, to improve navigation on the Ohio and Mississippi rivers by removing sandbars, snags, and other obstacles.

Like when first passed, the legislation was to be administered by the United. Get this from a library. Lawrence Seaway: hearings before the Subcommittee on Flood Control-- Rivers and Harbor of the Committee on Public Works, United States Senate, Ninetieth Congress, first session, on S.

a bill to provide for a more conservative capitalization of the St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation, and for other purposes, and S.a bill to authorize. Get this from a library.

River basin monetary authorizations -- watershed projects and miscellaneous bills: hearing before the Subcommittee on Flood Control-- Rivers and Harbors of the Committee on Public Works, United States Senate, Ninetieth Congress, first session, on S.

78, S. S.S.S.S.H.R.Neshaminy Creek, PA., watershed project Mississippi River. In a separate piece of legislation passed a month later that is often called the first Rivers and Harbors Act, Congress also appropriated $75, to improve navigation on the Ohio and Mississippi rivers by removing sandbars, snags, and other obstacles.

The United States Congress passed the Rivers and Harbors Act ofwhich directed the Army Corps of Engineers and the Federal Power. The minute book for the 80th Congress () includes separate sections of typed pages of minutes for the full committee followed by subcommittee minutes for Rivers and Harbors, Flood Control, Public Buildings and Grounds, Roads, Beach Erosion, and the Special Subcommittee to Investigate Questionable Trade Practices.

These minutes give little more than the dates when the committee or. (record group ) 33, cu. table of contents administrative history general records of the united states house of representatives 8, lin.

records of the agriculture committee lin. records of the appropriations committee lin. records of the armed services committee and its. List of Later Acts "Act to Improve Rivers and Harbors for fiscal year ending J and ", (16 Stat.

44), passed Apappropriating $2 million. "Act to Improve Rivers and Harbors for fiscal year ending J ", (16 Stat. ), passed Jincludes $ million appropriated for a long list of projects specified for completion and Congress identifies.

O N March 3 and 4,the late Senator Thomas H. Carter. of Montana, talked to death a Rivers and Harbors Bill which carried appropriations for waterways aggregating fifty-six millions. His professed excuse was that the House conferees refused to agree to a Senate amendment appropriating sundry sums for irrigating lands in arid sections of Montana where, as Chairman Burton expressed it.

Rivers and Harbors Appropriation Act of Legislation By: United States CongressDate: Source: U.S. Congress. "Rivers and Harbors Appropriation Act of " As Amended Through P.L. Decem Source for information on Rivers and Harbors Appropriation Act of Environmental Issues: Essential Primary Sources dictionary.

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Letter from the Secretary of War transmitting compilation of the preliminary examinations, surveys, and appropriations for works of river and harbor improvement authorized by the River and Harbor Acts approved July 3,and Aug [United States.

Army. Corps of. Get this from a library. Public works appropriations, hearings before the Subcommittee of the Committee on Appropriations, United States Senate, Eighty-sixth Congress, first session on H.R.

making appropriations for civil functions administered by the Department of the Army, certain agencies of the Department of the Interior, and the Tennessee Valley Authority, for the fiscal year. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

Committee Hearings Thursday, Aug Appropriations. GONZALEZ, Chair Upon Call of the Chair - State Capitol, Assembly Chamber (Listen to this hearing) Committees: Appropriations. The United States Code is meant to be an organized, logical compilation of the laws passed by Congress. At its top level, it divides the world of legislation into fifty topically-organized Titles, and each Title is further subdivided into any number of logical subtopics.

Chicago citation style: United States Congress. House. Committee On Rivers And Harbors. River and Harbor Appropriation gton, Govt. print. off, 33 U.S.C. Construction of bridges, causeways, dams or dikes generally; exemptions.

That the creation of any obstruction not affirmatively authorized by Congress, to the navigable capacity of any of the waters of the United States is hereby prohibited; and it shall not be lawful to build or commence the building of any wharf, pier, dolphin, boom, weir, breakwater, bulkhead, jetty, or other.

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Addeddate.Harbors, Mystic, Malden, Weymouth Fore, and Weymouth Back Rivers, and Dorchester Bay and Neponset River, Massachusetts: weymouth Fore For maintenance, $2, completing improvement of Weymouth River.

Fore River, $,; for improvement of Beverly Harbor in accordance with the report submitted in House Document Num.CHAP. An Act Making appropriations for the construction, repair, and J preservation of certain public works on rivers and harbors, and for other purposes.

[Public No. ] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United.