[Congressional Record (Bound Edition), Volume 146 (2000), Part 12]
[House]
[Pages 17132-17133]
[From the U.S. Government Printing Office, www.gpo.gov]



    COMMUNICATION FROM CHAIRMAN OF COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION AND 
                             INFRASTRUCTURE

  The SPEAKER pro tempore laid before the House the following 
communication from the chairman of the Committee on Transportation and 
Infrastructure; which was read and, without objection, referred to the 
Committee on Appropriations:

         Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, House of 
           Representatives,
                                    Washington, DC, July 26, 2000.
     Hon. J. Dennis Hastert,
     Speaker of the House,
     Washington, DC.
       Dear Mr. Speaker: Enclosed are copies of resolutions 
     adopted on July 26, 2000 by the Committee on Transportation 
     and Infrastructure. Copies of the resolutions are being 
     transmitted to the Department of the Army.
       With kind regards, I am
           Sincerely,
                                                      Bud Shuster,
                                                         Chairman.
       Enclosures.

                   Docket 2648: Cross Lake, Louisiana

       Resolved by the Committee on Transportation and 
     Infrastructure of the United States House of Representatives, 
     That the Secretary of the Army is requested to review the 
     report of the Chief of Engineers on the Red River Basin, 
     Arkansas and Louisiana, Comprehensive Study published as 
     House Report 98-217, with a view to determine the feasibility 
     of measures relating to water supply, flood damage reduction, 
     and recreation at Cross Lake, Louisiana, at this time.
       Adopted: July 26, 2000.
                                  ____


              Docket 2649: Ocklawaha River Basin, Florida

       Resolved by the Committee on Transportation and 
     Infrastructure of the United States House of Representatives, 
     That the Secretary of the Army is requested to review the 
     report of the Chief of Engineers on the Four River Basins, 
     Florida, published as House Document 585, 87th Congress and 
     other pertinent reports, with a view to determine the 
     feasibility of measures related to comprehensive watershed 
     planning for water conservation, water supply, flood control, 
     environmental restoration and protection, and other water 
     resource related problems in the Apopka/Palatkaha Basins and 
     the Upper Ocklawaha River Basin south of the Silver River.
       Adopted: July 26, 2000.
                                  ____


                     Docket 2650: Fort Dodge, Iowa

       Resolved by the Committee on Transportation and 
     Infrastructure of the United States House of Representatives, 
     That the Secretary of the Army is requested to review the 
     report of the Chief of Engineers on the Des Moines River 
     Basin, Iowa and Minnesota, published as House Document 146, 
     96th Congress, 1st Session, and other pertinent reports, to 
     determine whether any modifications of the recommendations 
     contained therein are advisable in the interest of flood 
     damage reduction and environmental restoration and protection 
     of the Des Moines River at Fort Dodge, Iowa.
       Adopted: July 26, 2000.
                                  ____


            Docket 2651: Corpus Christi Ship Channel, Texas

       Resolved by the Committee on Transportation and 
     Infrastructure of the United States House of Representatives, 
     That the Secretary of the Army is requested to review the 
     report of the Chief of Engineers on the Corpus Christi Ship 
     Channel, Texas, published as House Document 99, 90th 
     Congress, 2nd Session, and a view to determine whether any 
     modifications are advisable at the present time with 
     particular reference to providing improvements to the Corpus 
     Christi Ship Channel, Texas, in the interest of shoreline 
     protection, storm damage reduction, environmental restoration 
     and protection, and other allied purposes.
       Adopted: July 26, 2000.
                                  ____


                  Docket 2652: Portland Harbor, Maine

       Resolved by the Committee on Transportation and 
     Infrastructure of the United States House of Representatives, 
     That the Secretary of the Army is requested to review the 
     report of the Chief of Engineers on the Portland Harbor, 
     Maine, published as House Document 216, 87th Congress, 1st 
     Session, and House Document 510, 79th Congress, 2nd Session, 
     and other pertinent reports with a view to determine whether 
     modifications of the recommendations contained therein are 
     advisable in the interest of navigation and other allied 
     purposes, including the advisability of deepening the 
     existing 45-foot harbor channel and 35-foot Fore River 
     channel and turning basin.
       Adopted: July 26, 2000.
                                  ____


                  Docket 2653: Searsport Harbor, Maine

       Resolved by the Committee on Transportation and 
     Infrastructure of the United States House of Representatives, 
     That the Secretary of the Army is requested to review the 
     report of the Chief of Engineers on Searsport Harbor, Maine, 
     published as House Document 500, 87th Congress, 2nd Session, 
     and other pertinent reports, with a view to determine whether 
     modifications of the recommendations contained therein are 
     advisable in the interest of navigation, including the 
     advisability of deepening the existing 35-foot channel and 
     turning basin.

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       Adopted: July 26, 2000.
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            Docket 2654: Kihei Area Shoreline, Maui, Hawaii

       Resolved by the Committee on Transportation and 
     Infrastructure of the United States House of Representatives, 
     That the Secretary of the Army in accordance with Section 110 
     of the River and Harbor Act of 1962, is requested to review 
     the feasibility of providing beach restoration and shoreline 
     protection in the vicinity of Kihei on the Island of Maui, 
     Hawaii.
       Adopted: July 26, 2000.
                                  ____


              Docket 2655: Brownsville Ship Channel, Texas

       Resolved by the Committee on Transportation and 
     Infrastructure of the United States House of Representatives, 
     That the Secretary of the Army, shall review the report of 
     the Chief of Engineers for the Brazos Island Harbor, Texas, 
     published as House Document 428, 86th Congress, 2nd Session, 
     and other pertinent reports to determine the feasibility of 
     providing navigation improvements to the Brownsville Ship 
     Channel associated with the Brownsville Deepwater Container 
     Port.
       Adopted: July 26, 2000.

  There was no objection.

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