Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 121.djvu/1311
121 STAT. 1290
PUBLIC LAW 110–114—NOV. 8, 2007
per diem in lieu of subsistence, at rates authorized for an employee of a Federal agency under subchapter I of chapter 57 of title 5, United States Code, while away from the home or regular place of business of the member in performance of services for the committee. (g) APPLICABILITY OF FEDERAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE ACT.— The Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. App.) shall not apply to the committee. 33 USC 3303.
SEC. 9004. INVENTORY AND INSPECTION OF LEVEES.
(a) LEVEE DATABASE.— (1) IN GENERAL.—Not later than one year after the date of enactment of this Act, the Secretary shall establish and maintain a database with an inventory of the Nation’s levees. (2) CONTENTS.—The database shall include— (A) location information of all Federal levees in the Nation (including global information system information) and, for non-Federal levees, such information on levee location as is provided to the Secretary by State and local governmental agencies; (B) utilizing such information as is available, the general condition of each levee; and (C) an estimate of the number of structures and population at risk and protected by each levee that would be adversely impacted if the levee fails or water levels exceed the height of the levee. (3) AVAILABILITY OF INFORMATION.— (A) AVAILABILITY TO FEDERAL, STATE, AND LOCAL GOVERNMENTAL AGENCIES.—The Secretary shall make all of the information in the database available to appropriate Federal, State, and local governmental agencies. (B) AVAILABILITY TO THE PUBLIC.—The Secretary shall make the information in the database described in paragraph (2)(A), and such other information in the database as the Secretary determines appropriate, available to the public. (b) INVENTORY AND INSPECTION OF LEVEES.— (1) FEDERAL LEVEES.—The Secretary, at Federal expense, shall establish an inventory and conduct an inspection of all federally owned and operated levees. (2) FEDERALLY CONSTRUCTED, NONFEDERALLY OPERATED AND MAINTAINED LEVEES.—The Secretary shall establish an inventory and conduct an inspection of all federally constructed, non-federally operated and maintained levees, at the original cost share for the project. (3) PARTICIPATING LEVEES.—For non-Federal levees the owners of which are participating in the emergency response to natural disasters program established under section 5 of the Act entitled ‘‘An Act authorizing the construction of certain public works on rivers and harbors for flood control, and for other purposes’’, approved August 18, 1941 (33 U.S.C. 701n), the Secretary shall establish an inventory and conduct an inspection of each such levee if the owner of the levee requests such inspection. The Federal share of the cost of an inspection under this paragraph shall be 65 percent.
33 USC 3304.
SEC. 9005. LIMITATIONS ON STATUTORY CONSTRUCTION.
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Nothing in this title shall be construed as—
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