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APPENDIX Excerpts from Federal Laws Pertaining to Placement of Sand from Channel Maintenance Projects on Beaches PUBLIC LAW 94-587 WATER RESOURCES DEVELOPMENT ACT OF 1976 Section 145. The Secretary of the Army, acting through the Chief of Engineers, is authorized upon request of the State, to place on the beaches of such State, beach- quality sand, which has been dredged in constructing and maintaining navigation inlets and channels adjacent to such beaches, if the Secretary deems such action to be in the public interest and upon payment of the increased cost thereof above the cost required for alternative methods of disposing of such sand. PUBLIC LAW 99-662 WATER RESOURCES DEVELOPMENT ACT OF 1986 Section 933. Cost sharing for disposal of material on beaches. Section 145 of the Water Resources Development Act of 1976 (33 U.S.C. 426) is amended by inserting "by such State of 50 percent" after "upon cavment." ~1 ~ PUBLIC LAW 100-676 WATER RESOURCES DEVELOPMENT ACT OF 1988 Section 35. Placement of dredged beach quality sand on beaches. Section 145 of the Water Resources Development Act of 1976 (33 U.S.C. 426) is amended by adding at the end thereof the following new sentence: "In carrying out this sec tion, the Secretary shall give consideration to the State's schedule for providing 314

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APPENDIX I 315 its share of funds for placing such sand on the beaches of such State and shall, to the maximum extent practicable, accommodate such schedule." PUBLIC LAW 102-580 WATER RESOURCES DEVELOPMENT ACT OF 1992 Section 207. Cost-sharing for disposal of dredged material on beaches. Section 145 of the Water Resources Development Act of 1976 (33 U.S.C. 426) 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 first sentence of this section; except that the political subdivision shall be responsible for providing any payments 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 maximum extent practicable, accommo- date such schedule." SECTION 145 OF PUBLIC LAW 94-587 (AS AMENDED) The Secretary of the Army, acting through the Chief of Engineers, is authorized upon request of the State, to place on the beaches of such State beach-quality sand which has been dredged in constructing and maintaining navigation inlets and channels adjacent to such beaches, if the Secretary deems such action to be in the public interest and upon payment by such State of 50 percent of the increased cost thereof above the cost required for alternative methods of disposing of such sand. 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 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 political subdivision and shall, to the maximum extent practicable, accommodate such schedule.

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