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[121 STAT. 1194]
[121 STAT. 1194]
PUBLIC LAW 110-000—MMMM. DD, 2007

121 STAT. 1194

PUBLIC LAW 110–114—NOV. 8, 2007

share to be provided by non-Federal interests for any portion of the project that benefits federally owned property. SEC. 5009. SOUTHEASTERN WATER RESOURCES ASSESSMENT.

(a) IN GENERAL.—The Secretary shall conduct, at Federal expense, an assessment of the water resources needs of the river basins and watersheds of the southeastern United States. (b) COOPERATIVE AGREEMENTS.—In carrying out the assessment, the Secretary may enter into cooperative agreements with State and local agencies, non-Federal and nonprofit entities, and regional researchers. (c) AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.—There is authorized to be appropriated $7,000,000 to carry out this section. SEC. 5010. MISSOURI AND MIDDLE MISSISSIPPI RIVERS ENHANCEMENT PROJECT.

Section 514 of the Water Resources Development Act of 1999 (113 Stat. 343; 117 Stat. 142) is amended— (1) in subsection (b)(2)(A) by adding at the end the following: ‘‘The Secretary shall ensure that such activities are carried out throughout the geographic area that is subject to the plan.’’; (2) by redesignating subsections (f) and (g) as subsections (g) and (h), respectively; (3) by inserting after subsection (e) the following: ‘‘(f) NONPROFIT ENTITIES.—In accordance with section 221(b) of the Flood Control Act of 1970 (42 U.S.C. 1962d–5b(b)), for any project or activity carried out under this section, a non-Federal interest may include a nonprofit entity with the consent of the affected local government.’’; (4) in subsection (g) (as redesignated by paragraph (2) of this section) by adding at the end the following: ‘‘(4) NON-FEDERAL SHARE.— ‘‘(A) IN GENERAL.—The non-Federal share of the costs of activities carried out under the plan may be provided— ‘‘(i) in cash; ‘‘(ii) by the provision of land, easements, rightsof-way, relocations, or disposal areas; ‘‘(iii) by in-kind services to implement the project; or ‘‘(iv) by any combination thereof. ‘‘(B) PRIVATE OWNERSHIP.—Land needed for activities carried out under the plan and credited toward the nonFederal share of the cost of an activity may remain in private ownership subject to easements that are— ‘‘(i) satisfactory to the Secretary; and ‘‘(ii) necessary to ensure achievement of the project purposes.’’; and (5) in subsection (h) (as redesignated by paragraph (2) of this section) by striking ‘‘for the period of fiscal years 2003 and 2004.’’ and inserting ‘‘per fiscal year through fiscal year 2015.’’. SEC. 5011. GREAT LAKES FISHERY AND ECOSYSTEM RESTORATION PROGRAM.

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(a) GREAT LAKES FISHERY AND ECOSYSTEM RESTORATION.—Section 506(c) of the Water Resources Development Act of 2000 (42 U.S.C. 1962d–22(c)) is amended—

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