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[121 STAT. 1235]
[121 STAT. 1235]
PUBLIC LAW 110-000—MMMM. DD, 2007

PUBLIC LAW 110–114—NOV. 8, 2007

121 STAT. 1235

(c) AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.—There is authorized to be appropriated to the Secretary to carry out this section $12,000,000. SEC. 5105. HACKENSACK MEADOWLANDS AREA, NEW JERSEY.

Section 324 of the Water Resources Development Act of 1992 (106 Stat. 4849; 110 Stat. 3779) is amended— (1) in subsection (a)— (A) by striking ‘‘design’’ and inserting ‘‘planning, design,’’; and (B) by striking ‘‘Hackensack Meadowlands Development’’ and all that follows through ‘‘Plan for’’ and inserting ‘‘New Jersey Meadowlands Commission for the development of an environmental improvement program for’’; (2) in subsection (b)— (A) in the subsection heading by striking ‘‘REQUIRED’’; (B) by striking ‘‘shall’’ and inserting ‘‘may’’; (C) by striking paragraph (1) and inserting the following: ‘‘(1) Restoration and acquisitions of significant wetlands and aquatic habitat that contribute to the Meadowlands ecosystem.’’; (D) in paragraph (2) by inserting ‘‘and aquatic habitat’’ before the period at the end; and (E) by striking paragraph (7) and inserting the following: ‘‘(7) Research, development, and implementation for a water quality improvement program, including restoration of hydrology and tidal flows and remediation of hot spots and other sources of contaminants that degrade existing or planned sites.’’; (3) in subsection (c)— (A) by striking ‘‘non-Federal sponsor’’ and inserting ‘‘non-Federal interest’’; and (B) by inserting before the last sentence the following: ‘‘The non-Federal interest may also provide in-kind services not to exceed the non-Federal share of the total project cost.’’; (4) by redesignating subsection (d) as subsection (e); (5) by inserting after subsection (c) the following: ‘‘(d) CREDIT.—The Secretary shall credit, in accordance with section 221 of the Flood Control Act of 1970 (42 U.S.C. 1962d– 5b), toward the non-Federal share of the cost of a project to be carried out under the program developed under subsection (a) the cost of design work carried out by the non-Federal interest for the project before the date of the partnership agreement for the project.’’; and (6) in subsection (e) (as redesignated by paragraph (4) of this subsection) by striking ‘‘$5,000,000’’ and inserting ‘‘$20,000,000’’. SEC. 5106. ATLANTIC COAST OF NEW YORK.

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(a) DEVELOPMENT OF PROGRAM.—Section 404(a) of the Water Resources Development Act of 1992 (106 Stat. 4863) is amended— (1) by striking ‘‘processes’’ and inserting ‘‘and related environmental processes’’; (2) by inserting after ‘‘Atlantic Coast’’ the following: ‘‘(and associated back bays)’’;

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