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§ 5-703. Cooperation with federal, state, and local agencies in water resources project or prog...

West's Annotated Code of MarylandEnvironment

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Environment
Title 5. Water Resources (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 7. Flood Control and Water Supply Powers and Functions
MD Code, Environment, § 5-703
§ 5-703. Cooperation with federal, state, and local agencies in water resources project or program
In carrying out its responsibility for water resources planning, development, and management, the Department shall cooperate with federal, State, and local agencies in any water resources project or program affecting waters of the State. The Department shall administer available financial assistance for these projects or programs. In furtherance of the Department's responsibility under this section, when local entities agree to pay all other nonfederal costs and operate and maintain structures installed using federal assistance authorized under the Watershed Protection and Flood Prevention Act,1 the Department shall consider the following:
(1) A contribution by the State of up to 50% of the nonfederal share of approved projects under PL 566;
(2) Using funds in programs or projects for flood control, recreation, fish and wildlife, water supply, and flow augmentation; and
(3) Limiting State participation to land acquisition for dams and impounded areas and construction of dams. Additional land beyond the flood pool level, access roads, and recreational facilities may not be part of the program or project.

Credits

Added by Acts 1973, 1st Sp. Sess., c. 4, § 1. Amended by Acts 1990, c. 6, § 2. Renumbered from Natural Resources § 8-903 by Acts 1995, c. 488, § 1, eff. July 1, 1995.
Formerly Art. 96A, § 52.

Footnotes

Aug. 4, 1954, ch. 656, 68 Stat. 666, codified at 16 U.S.C.A. § 1001 et seq.
MD Code, Environment, § 5-703, MD ENVIR § 5-703
Current through legislation effective through May 9, 2024, from the 2024 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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