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      House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
      Water Resources and Environment
    IntroducedJuly 18th, 2013

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Army Corps of Engineers Communications Accountability Act of 2013

Official Title

To require the Army Corps of Engineers to notify the public of certain flood predictions regarding the Missouri River System, and for other purposes.


Army Corps of Engineers Communications Accountability Act of 2013 - Requires the Chief of Engineers: (1) to notify the public within seven days after determining that runoff conditions in the Missouri River System are likely to reach the upper quartile or upper decile scenarios specified for a year in an annual operating plan for such System; and (2) to meet with a state, local, or tribal government with jurisdiction over an area that will be affected by a flood occurring in the System within seven days after such government requests such a consultation regarding such an upper decile determination. Authorizes the Chief to provide in such consultation information regarding expected water levels, advice regarding preparedness actions, and technical assistance.

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