110 STAT. 3658 PUBLIC LAW 104-303 —OCT. 12, 1996 Public Law 104-303 104th Congress An Act n f 19 1QQR '^° provide for the conservation and development of water and related resources, ——! to authorize the Secretary of the Army to construct various projects for improve- [S. 640] ments to rivers and harbors of the Ujaited States, and for other purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of Water Resources the United States of America in Congress assembled, STm°^^"* ^"^^ SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE; TABLE OF CONTENTS. 33 USC 2201 (a) SHORT TITLE. —This Act may be cited as the "Water i^ote. Resources Development Act of 1996". (b) TABLE OF CONTENTS.— Sec. 1. Short title; table of contents. TITLE I—WATER RESOURCES PROJECTS Sec. 101. Project authorizations. Sec. 102. Small flood control projects. Sec. 103. Small bank stabilization projects. Sec. 104. Small navigation projects. Sec. 105. Small shoreline protection projects. Sec. 106. Small snagging and sediment removal project, Mississippi River, Little Falls, Minnesota. Sec. 107. Small projects for improvement of the environment. TITLE II—GENERAL PROVISIONS Sec. 201. Cost sharing for dredged material disposal areas. Sec. 202. Flood control policy. Sec. 203. Cost sharing for feasibility studies. Sec. 204. Restoration of environmental quality. Sec. 205. Environmental dredging. Sec. 206. Aquatic ecosystem restoration. Sec. 207. Beneficial uses of dredged material. Sec. 208. Recreation policy and user fees. Sec. 209. Recovery of costs. Sec. 210. Cost sharing for environmental projects. Sec. 211. Construction of flood control projects by non-Federal interests. Sec. 212. Engineering and environmental innovations of national significance. Sec. 213. Lease authority. Sec. 214. Collaborative research and development. Sec. 215. National dam safety program. Sec. 216. Hydroelectric power project uprating. Sec. 217. Dredged material disposal facility partnerships. Sec. 218. Obstruction removal requirement. Sec. 219. Small project authorizations. Sec. 220. Uneconomical cost-sharing requirements. Sec. 221. Planning assistance to States. Sec. 222. Corps of Engineers expenses. Sec. 223. State and Federal agency review period. Sec. 224. Section 215 reimbursement limitation per project. Sec. 225. Melaleuca. Sec. 226. Sediments decontamination technology. Sec. 227. Shore protection. Sec. 228. Conditions for project deauthorizations.