Summary

                            A bill to amend the Water Resources Development Act of 1986 to modify a provision relating to acquisition of beach fill.

Introduced in Senate
Sand Acquisition, Nourishment, and Development Act or the SAND Act

This bill amends the Water Resources Development Act of 1986 to eliminate the
limitation that the Army Corps of Engineers may acquire fill material for beach
erosion and nourishment for an authorized water resources project from
non-domestic sources only if such material is not available from domestic
sources for environmental or economic reasons.



                        

Actions

  • Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.

    Feb 2nd, 2017
  • Introduced in Senate

    Feb 2nd, 2017