2016 US Code
Title 42 - The Public Health and Welfare
Chapter 19B - Water Resources Planning
Sec. 1962-2 - Congressional statement of objectives

Download PDF
Citation 42 U.S.C. § 1962-2 (2016)
Section Name

§1962–2. Congressional statement of objectives

Section Text

It is the intent of Congress that the objectives of enhancing regional economic development, the quality of the total environment, including its protection and improvement, the well-being of the people of the United States, and the national economic development are the objectives to be included in federally financed water resource projects (including shore protection projects such as projects for beach nourishment, including the replacement of sand), and in the evaluation of benefits and cost attributable thereto, giving due consideration to the most feasible alternative means of accomplishing these objectives.

Source Credit

(Pub. L. 91–611, title II, §209, Dec. 31, 1970, 84 Stat. 1829; Pub. L. 104–303, title II, §227(f), Oct. 12, 1996, 110 Stat. 3703.)

Editorial Notes

CODIFICATION

Section was enacted as a part of the Flood Control Act of 1970 and not as a part of the Water Resources Planning Act which comprises this chapter.

AMENDMENTS

1996—Pub. L. 104–303 inserted "(including shore protection projects such as projects for beach nourishment, including the replacement of sand)" after "water resource projects".

Publication Title United States Code, 2012 Edition, Supplement 4, Title 42 - THE PUBLIC HEALTH AND WELFARE
Category Bills and Statutes
Collection United States Code
SuDoc Class Number Y 1.2/5:
Contained Within Title 42 - THE PUBLIC HEALTH AND WELFARE
CHAPTER 19B - WATER RESOURCES PLANNING
Sec. 1962-2 - Congressional statement of objectives
Contains section 1962-2
Date 2016
Laws In Effect As Of Date January 6, 2017
Positive Law No
Disposition standard
Statutes at Large References 84 Stat. 1829
110 Stat. 3703
Public Law References Public Law 91-611, Public Law 104-303
Disclaimer: These codes may not be the most recent version. United States may have more current or accurate information. We make no warranties or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness, or adequacy of the information contained on this site or the information linked to on the state site. Please check official sources.