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PUBLIC LAW 102-580—OCT. 31, 1992 106 STAT. 4829 (e) REIMBURSEMENT. — (1) GENERAL RULE.—Subject to the enactment of appropriation Acts, the Secretary is authorized to reimburse any non- Federal interest an amount equal to the estimate of the Federal share, without interest, of the cost of any authorized shoreline protection project, or separable element thereof, constructed under this section— (A) if, after authorization and before initiation of construction of the project or separable element, the Secretary approves the plans for construction of such project by such non-Federal interest; and (B) if the Secretary finds, after a review of studies and engineering prepared pursuant to this section, that construction of uie project or separable element is economically justified and environmenttdly acceptable. (2) MATTERS TO BE CONSIDERED IN REVIEWING PLANS.— In reviewing plans under this subsection, the Secretary shall consider budgetary and programmatic priorities and other factors that the Secretary deems appropriate. (3) MONITORING. —The Secretary shall regultirly monitor and audit any project for shore protection constructed under this section by a non-Federal interest in order to ensure that such construction is in compliance with the plans approved by the Secretary and that the costs are reasonable. (4) LIMITATION ON REIMBURSEMENTS. —NO reimbursement shall be made under this section unless and until the Secretary has certified that the work for which reimbursement is requested has been performed in accordance with applicable permits or approved plans. SEC. 207. COST-SHARING FOR DISPOSAL OF DREDGED MATERIAL ON BEACHES. Section 145 of the Water Resources Development Act of 1976 (33 U.S.C. 4261) is amended by striking the last sentence and inserting the following new sentences: At the request of the State, the Secretary may enter into an agreement with a political subdivision of the State to place sand on the beaches of the political subdivision of the State under the same terms and conditions required in the first sentence of this section; except that the poUtical subdivision shall be responsible for providing any pa3nnents required under such sentence in lieu of the State. In carrying out this section, the Secretary shall give consideration to the schedule of the State, or the schedule of the responsible political subdivision of the requesting State, for providing its share of funds for placing such sand on the beaches of the State or the political subdivision and shall, to the maximimi extent practicable, accommodate such schedule.". SEC. 208. FEES FOR DEVELOPMENT OF STATE WATER PLANS. Section 22 of the Water Resources Development Act of 1974 (42 U.S.C. 1962d-16) is amended— (1) in subsection (b) by redesignating paragraph (3) as paragraph (4) and by inserting after paragraph (2) the following new paragraph: •^(3) m-KiND SERVICES. —U p to Vi of the non-Federal contribution for preparation of a plan subject to the cost sharing program under tnis subsection may be made by the provision