U.S Code last checked for updates: Jun 23, 2021
§ 702o.
Mississippi River and Tributaries Project
(a)
In general

After any flood event requiring operation or activation of any floodway or backwater feature within the Mississippi River and Tributaries Project through natural overtopping of a Federal levee or artificial crevassing of a Federal levee to relieve pressure on the levees elsewhere in the system, the Secretary shall expeditiously reset and restore the damaged floodway’s levees.

(b)
Consultation

In carrying out subsection (a), the Secretary shall provide an opportunity for consultation with affected communities.

(c)
Mississippi River and Tributaries Project

The term “Mississippi River and Tributaries Project” means the Mississippi River and Tributaries project authorized by the Act of May 15, 1928 (Chap. 569; 45 Stat. 534).

(Pub. L. 115–270, title I, § 1128, Oct. 23, 2018, 132 Stat. 3780.)
cite as: 33 USC 702o