PUBLIC LAW 110–114—NOV. 8, 2007
121 STAT. 1101
electronic copy of each document shall be made permanently available to the public through the Internet. SEC. 2042. PROGRAM ADMINISTRATION.
Sections 101, 106, and 108 of the Energy and Water Development Appropriations Act, 2006 (Public Law 109–103; 119 Stat. 2252–2254), are repealed. SEC. 2043. STUDIES AND REPORTS FOR WATER RESOURCES PROJECTS.
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(a) STUDIES.— (1) COST-SHARING REQUIREMENTS.—Section 105(a) of the Water Resources Development Act of 1986 (33 U.S.C. 2215(a)) is amended by adding at the end the following: ‘‘(3) DETAILED PROJECT REPORTS.—The requirements of this subsection that apply to a feasibility study also shall apply to a study that results in a detailed project report, except that— ‘‘(A) the first $100,000 of the costs of a study that results in a detailed project report shall be a Federal expense; and ‘‘(B) paragraph (1)(C)(ii) shall not apply to such a study.’’. (2) PLANNING AND ENGINEERING.—Section 105(b) of such Act (33 U.S.C. 2215(b)) is amended by striking ‘‘authorized by this Act’’. (3) DEFINITIONS.—Section 105 of such Act (33 U.S.C. 2215) is amended by adding at the end the following: ‘‘(d) DEFINITIONS.—In this section, the following definitions apply: ‘‘(1) DETAILED PROJECT REPORT.—The term ‘detailed project report’ means a report for a project not specifically authorized by Congress in law or otherwise that determines the feasibility of the project with a level of detail appropriate to the scope and complexity of the recommended solution and sufficient to proceed directly to the preparation of contract plans and specifications. The term includes any associated environmental impact statement and mitigation plan. For a project for which the Federal cost does not exceed $1,000,000, the term includes a planning and design analysis document. ‘‘(2) FEASIBILITY STUDY.—The term ‘feasibility study’ means a study that results in a feasibility report under section 905, and any associated environmental impact statement and mitigation plan, prepared by the Corps of Engineers for a water resources project. The term includes a study that results in a project implementation report prepared under title VI of the Water Resources Development Act of 2000 (114 Stat. 2680– 2694), a general reevaluation report, and a limited reevaluation report.’’. (b) REPORTS.— (1) PREPARATION.—Section 905(a) of the Water Resources Development Act of 1986 (33 U.S.C. 2282(a)) is amended— (A) by striking ‘‘(a) In the case of any’’ and inserting the following: ‘‘(a) PREPARATION OF REPORTS.— ‘‘(1) IN GENERAL.—In the case of any’’; (B) by striking ‘‘the Secretary, the Secretary shall’’ and inserting ‘‘the Secretary that results in recommendations concerning a project or the operation of a project
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