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33 NATIONAL & NAVIGABLE WATERS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
33 - 14 MISSISSIPPI RIVER COMMISSION (§§ 641 to 653a)
1 - 1 - 1 Creation of Mississippi River Commission

 
1 - 1 - 2 Appointment of commissioners; vacancies; chairman; tenure of office

 
1 - 1 - 3  Rank, pay, and allowances of Corps of Engineers officers serving as President of Mississippi River Commission

 
1 - 1 - 4  Secretary of commission

 
1 - 1 - 5 Headquarters and meetings of commission

 
1 - 1 - 6 Mississippi River survey

 
1 - 1 - 7 Arkansas River; levee and bank protection

 
1 - 1 - 8 Vicksburg Harbor and Ohio River below Cache River

 
1 - 1 - 9 Mississippi River below Rock Island; levee and bank protection

 
1 - 1 - 10 Tributaries of Mississippi River below Cairo; levee and bank protection

 
1 - 1 - 11 Upper Mississippi River Management

 
1 - 1 - 12 Extension of jurisdiction of Mississippi River Commission

 
1 - 1 - 13 Extension of jurisdiction of Mississippi River Commission

 
 
33 - 15  CALIFORNIA DEBRIS COMMISSION (§§ 661 to 687)
1 - 1 - 1  Creation of commission; appointment of members; vacancies; powers generally

 
1 - 1 - 2 Organization; compensation of members; rules and regulations of procedure; traveling expenses

 
1 - 1 - 3 Territorial jurisdiction over hydraulic mining; hydraulic mining injurious to navigation prohibited

 
1 - 1 - 4  General duties as to plans for protection of navigation

 
1 - 1 - 5 Survey for debris reservoirs; study of methods of mines and mining

 
1 - 1 - 6 Noting conditions of navigable channels

 
1 - 1 - 7 Annual reports

 
1 - 1 - 8 “Hydraulic mining” and “mining by hydraulic process” defined

 
1 - 1 - 9 Petition by hydraulic miners

 
1 - 1 - 10 Surrender to United States of right to regulate debris of mine

 
1 - 1 - 11 Petition for common dumping ground, etc.

 
1 - 1 - 12 Notice of petition for dumping grounds, etc.; hearing

 
1 - 1 - 13 Order by commission directing method of mining, etc.; expenses of complying with order; exemption from mining taxes

 
1 - 1 - 14  Plans for and supervision of work required by order; permit to commence mining

 
1 - 1 - 15 Conditions precedent for commencement of mining operations

 
1 - 1 - 16 Allotment of expenses for common dumping grounds; location of impounding works

 
1 - 1 - 17  Limitation as to quantity of debris washed away

 
1 - 1 - 18  Modification and revocation of permit to mine

 
1 - 1 - 19 Violation of permit to mine; penalty

 
1 - 1 - 20 Examination of mines; reports

 
1 - 1 - 21  Malicious injury to works; injury to navigable waters by hydraulic mining; penalty

 
1 - 1 - 22  Tax on operation of hydraulic mines; “debris fund”; advances by mine owners; storage for water and use of outlet facilities

 
1 - 1 - 23 Cooperation by commission with State authorities

 
1 - 1 - 24 Construction by commission of restraining works, etc.; use of debris fund

 
1 - 1 - 25 Construction of restraining works in conjunction with State

 
1 - 1 - 26 Use of State dredge and appliances in river and harbor improvements

 
Repealed. Oct. 21, 1976,
 
33 - 16 FLOOD CONTROL (§§ 701 to 709c)
1 - 1 - 1 Flood control generally

 
1 - 1 - 2 Declaration of policy of 1944 act

 
1 - 1 - 3 Declaration of policy of 1936 act

 
1 - 1 - 4  “Flood control” defined; jurisdiction of Federal investigations

 
1 - 1 - 5 Supervision of Secretary of the Army; reclamation projects unaffected

 
1 - 1 - 6 Transfer of jurisdiction in certain cases to Department of Agriculture

 
1 - 1 - 7 Cooperation by Secretaries of the Army and Agriculture; expenditures

 
1 - 1 - 8 Examinations and surveys; availability of appropriations

 
1 - 1 - 9 Administration of surveys; number authorized; reports

 
1 - 1 - 10 Examinations and surveys by Secretary of Agriculture

 
1 - 1 - 11 Supplemental reports to Senate Environment and Public Works Committee and House Public Works Committee

 
1 - 1 - 12 Submission of report by Chief of Engineers

 
1 - 1 - 13  Discontinuance of preliminary examination reports

 
1 - 1 - 14 Availability of appropriations for expenses incident to operation of power boats or vessels; expenses defined; certification of expenditures

 
1 - 1 - 15 Flood protection projects

 
1 - 1 - 16 Floodplain management requirements

 
1 - 1 - 17 Structural integrity evaluations

 
1 - 1 - 18 Non-Federal plans to provide additional flood risk reduction

 
1 - 1 - 19  Management of flood risk reduction projects

 
1 - 1 - 20 Rights-of-way, easements, etc.; acquisition by local authorities; maintenance and operation; protection of United States from liability for damages; requisites to run-off and water-flow retardation and soil erosion prevention assistance

 
1 - 1 - 21 Acquirement of titles for certain projects and to lands, easements, rights-of-way; reimbursement of local agencies

 
1 - 1 - 22 Acquisition and sale of land

 
1 - 1 - 23 Lease receipts; payment of portion to States

 
1 - 1 - 24 Compacts between States; consent of Congress

 
1 - 1 - 25 Effect of act June 22, 1936, on provisions for Mississippi River and other projects

 
1 - 1 - 26 Authorization of appropriations

 
1 - 1 - 27 Additional authorization

 
1 - 1 - 28 Funds for specific and authorized projects merged with and accounted for under regular annual appropriation

 
1 - 1 - 29 Expenditure in watersheds of funds appropriated for flood prevention purposes

 
1 - 1 - 30 Removal of obstructions; clearing channels

 
1 - 1 - 31  Contributions by States, political subdivisions, and other non-Federal interests

 
1 - 1 - 32 Contributions by States and political subdivisions for immediate use on authorized flood-control work; repayment

 
1 - 1 - 33 Elimination from protection of areas subject to evacuation

 
1 - 1 - 34  Installation in dams of facilities for future development of hydroelectric power

 
1 - 1 - 35  Crediting reimbursements for lost, stolen, or damaged property

 
1 - 1 - 36  Insufficient Congressional authorization; preparations for and modification of project

 
1 - 1 - 37  Emergency response to natural disasters

 
1 - 1 - 38 Biennial report to Congress

 
1 - 1 - 39 Railroad bridge alterations at Federal expense

 
1 - 1 - 40 Repair and protection of highways, railroads, and utilities damaged by operation of dams or reservoir

 
1 - 1 - 41 Protection of highways, bridge approaches, public works, and nonprofit public services

 
1 - 1 - 42 Utilization of public roads

 
1 - 1 - 43 Small flood control projects; appropriations; amount limitation for single locality; conditions

 
1 - 1 - 44  Emergency fund for flood damage; amount; commitments to be fulfilled by local interests

 
1 - 1 - 45 International engineering or scientific conferences; attendance

 
1 - 1 - 46 Mississippi River

 
1 - 1 - 47 Adoption of 1927 project; execution; creation of board; scope of authority; appropriation

 
1 - 1 - 48 Modification of project of 1927; adoption

 
1 - 1 - 49 Further modification of 1927 project; adoption; appropriation

 
1 - 1 - 50  Further modification; adoption

 
1 - 1 - 51 Abandonment of Boeuf Floodway

 
1 - 1 - 52 Levees; raising and enlarging

 
1 - 1 - 53 Fuse-plug levees

 
1 - 1 - 54 Back levee north of Eudora Floodway

 
1 - 1 - 55 Drainage necessitated by floodway levees

 
1 - 1 - 56 Railroad and highway crossings over floodways

 
1 - 1 - 57 Additional roads; construction by United States

 
1 - 1 - 58 Lands, easements, and rights-of-way; acquisition by local authorities; reimbursement; protection of United States from liability for damages

 
1 - 1 - 59  Flowage rights and rights-of-way; reimbursement of local authorities; highway crossings; use of properties for national forests or wildlife refuges

 
1 - 1 - 60 Morganza Floodway; Eudora Floodway

 
1 - 1 - 61 Modified Lower Mississippi River project as of August 18, 1941

 
1 - 1 - 62 Local contribution toward cost of flood control work

 
1 - 1 - 63 Expenditures for construction work; conditions precedent; liability for damage from flood waters; condemnation proceedings; floodage rights

 
1 - 1 - 64 Flowage rights; condemnation proceedings; benefits to property

 
1 - 1 - 65  Bonnet Carre Spillway and Floodway; rights-of-way, etc., over lands

 
1 - 1 - 66 Maps for project; preparation

 
1 - 1 - 67 Expenditures for earlier projects

 
1 - 1 - 68 Appropriation for emergency fund

 
1 - 1 - 69 Additional appropriation for emergency fund

 
1 - 1 - 70  Prosecution of project by Mississippi River Commission; president of commission; salaries

 
1 - 1 - 71 Certain sections applicable to property and rights acquired or constructed

 
1 - 1 - 72 Projects relating to tributary streams; report to Congress; appropriation

 
1 - 1 - 73  Saint Francis and Yazoo Rivers; lands and easements; alteration of highways; cooperation of States

 
1 - 1 - 74 White River Levee District; rights-of-way; drainage facilities; flowage rights; acquisition by local authorities; protection of United States from liability for damages

 
1 - 1 - 75 Surveys below Cape Girardeau, Missouri; resurvey of levee in Tennessee

 
1 - 1 - 76 Authorization of appropriation

 
1 - 1 - 77 Separability

 
1 - 1 - 78 Repeal of inconsistent laws

 
1 - 1 - 79  Interest of Members of Congress in contracts for acquisition of land

 
1 - 1 - 80 Levee rights-of-way; payment or reimbursement for

 
1 - 1 - 81 Sacramento River, California

 
1 - 1 - 82  Modification of project

 
1 - 1 - 83 Salmon River, Alaska; flood control work authorized

 
1 - 1 - 84 Secretary of Commerce; current precipitation information; appropriation

 
1 - 1 - 85 Sumner Dam and Lake Sumner; declaration of purpose; report to Congress; appropriation

 
1 - 1 - 86 Sale of surplus waters for domestic and industrial uses; disposition of moneys

 
1 - 1 - 87 Regulations for use of storage waters; application to Tennessee Valley Authority

 
1 - 1 - 88  Information on floods and flood damage

 
1 - 1 - 89 Flood hazard information

 
1 - 1 - 90 Emergency communication of risk

 

 
33 - 17 LIGHTHOUSES (§§ 711 to 776)
1 - 1 - 1 Detail of Army engineers as construction aids

 
1 - 1 - 2 Prohibition against officers and employees being interested in contracts for materials, etc.

 
1 - 1 - 3  Lighthouse and other sites; necessity for cession by State of jurisdiction

 
1 - 1 - 4  Sufficiency of cession by State; service of State process in lands ceded

 
1 - 1 - 5 Sites for pierhead beacons

 
1 - 1 - 6  Marking pierheads in certain lakes

 
1 - 1 - 7 Lighthouse districts

 
1 - 1 - 8 Traveling expenses of new appointees to isolated posts outside United States

 
1 - 1 - 9  Lighthouse keepers; traveling expenses incurred in obtaining medical attention

 
1 - 1 - 10 Teachers for children of lighthouse keepers

 
1 - 1 - 11  Transportation expenses for school children

 
1 - 1 - 12 Purchase of commissary and quartermaster supplies

 
1 - 1 - 13 Retirement for age of officers and employees generally; retirement pay; waiver of retirement pay

 
1 - 1 - 14 Increase of retired pay

 
1 - 1 - 15  Additional increase of retired pay

 
1 - 1 - 16 Retirement, exceptions for age and period of service

 
1 - 1 - 17 Application to persons of Coast Guard

 
1 - 1 - 18 Retirement for disability

 
1 - 1 - 19  Restoration to active duty after retirement for disability

 
1 - 1 - 20 Regulations for expenditure of moneys accruing from commutation of rations and provisions

 
1 - 1 - 21 Benefits for surviving spouses of Lighthouse Service employees; death of employee during retirement; amount of payment

 
1 - 1 - 22 Death of employee due to non-service-connected causes after 15 years’ service; amount of payment

 
1 - 1 - 23 Application for benefits

 
1 - 1 - 24 Rules and regulations

 
1 - 1 - 25 Payments nonassignable and exempt from process

 
1 - 1 - 26 Payment out of Civil Service Retirement and Disability Fund

 
 Repealed, Omitted & Transferred. Aug. 4, 1949,  Sept. 6, 1966,
 
 
33 - 19 LONGSHORE AND HARBOR WORKERS’ COMPENSATION (§§ 901 to 950)
1 - 1 - 1  Short title

 
1 - 1 - 2 Definitions

 
1 - 1 - 3 Coverage

 
1 - 1 - 4  Liability for compensation

 
1 - 1 - 5  Exclusiveness of liability

 
1 - 1 - 6 Compensation

 
1 - 1 - 7  Medical services and supplies

 
1 - 1 - 8 Compensation for disability

 
1 - 1 - 9  Compensation for death

 
1 - 1 - 10 Determination of pay

 
1 - 1 - 11 Guardian for minor or incompetent

 
1 - 1 - 12  Notice of injury or death

 
1 - 1 - 13 Filing of claims

 
1 - 1 - 14 Payment of compensation

 
1 - 1 - 15 Invalid agreements

 
1 - 1 - 16 Assignment and exemption from claims of creditors

 
1 - 1 - 17  Lien against compensation

 
1 - 1 - 18  Collection of defaulted payments; special fund

 
1 - 1 - 19  Procedure in respect of claims

 
1 - 1 - 20 Presumptions

 
1 - 1 - 21 Review of compensation orders

 
1 - 1 - 22 Appearance of attorneys for Secretary, deputy commissioner, or Board

 
1 - 1 - 23 Modification of awards

 
1 - 1 - 24 Procedure before deputy commissioner or Board

 
1 - 1 - 25 Witnesses

 
1 - 1 - 26  Witness fees

 
1 - 1 - 27  Costs in proceedings brought without reasonable grounds

 
1 - 1 - 28  Powers of deputy commissioners or Board

 
1 - 1 - 29  Fees for services

 
1 - 1 - 30  Record of injury or death

 
1 - 1 - 31  Reports to Secretary

 
1 - 1 - 32 Penalty for misrepresentation

 
1 - 1 - 33 Security for compensation

 
1 - 1 - 34 Compensation for injuries where third persons are liable

 
1 - 1 - 35 Compensation notice

 
1 - 1 - 36 Substitution of carrier for employer

 
1 - 1 - 37 Insurance policies

 
1 - 1 - 38  Certificate of compliance with chapter

 
1 - 1 - 39 Penalties

 
1 - 1 - 40  Administration by Secretary

 
1 - 1 - 41 Deputy commissioners

 
1 - 1 - 42  Safety rules and regulations

 
1 - 1 - 43  Annual report

 
1 - 1 - 44 Special fund

 
1 - 1 - 45  Laws inapplicable

 
1 - 1 - 46 Discrimination against employees who bring proceedings; penalties; deposit of payments in special fund; civil actions; entitlement to restoration of employment and compensation, qualifications requirement; liability of employer for penalties and payments; insurance policy exemption from liability

 
1 - 1 - 47  Effect of unconstitutionality

 
1 - 1 - 48  Separability

 
Repealed. Nov. 8, 1965, Sept. 28, 1984,
 
33 - 20 SAINT LAWRENCE SEAWAY (§§ 981 to 990)
1 - 1 - 1  Creation of Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation

 
1 - 1 - 2  Management of Corporation; appointment of Administrator; terms; vacancy; Advisory Board; establishment; membership; meetings; duties; compensation and expenses

 
1 - 1 - 3 Functions of Corporation

 
1 - 1 - 4  General powers of Corporation

 
1 - 1 - 5 Bonds; issuance; maturity; redemption; interest; purchase of obligations by Secretary of the Treasury

 
1 - 1 - 6 Cancellation of bonds issued under section 985

 
1 - 1 - 7 Payments to States and local governments in lieu of taxes; tax exemption of Corporation

 
1 - 1 - 8  Services and facilities of other agencies

 
1 - 1 - 9 Rates of charges or tolls

 
1 - 1 - 10 Waiver of collection of charges or tolls

 
1 - 1 - 11  Special reports

 
1 - 1 - 12 Offenses and penalties

 
Repealed. June 28, 1955,
 
 
 
 
 
 
33 - 26 PORTS AND WATERWAYS SAFETY PROGRAM (§§ 1221 to 1236)
1 - 1 - 1  Statement of policy

 
1 - 1 - 2 Definitions

 
1 - 1 - 3 Vessel operating requirements

 
1 - 1 - 4 Electronic charts

 
1 - 1 - 5 Considerations by Secretary

 
1 - 1 - 6  Waterfront safety

 
1 - 1 - 7 Port, harbor, and coastal facility security

 
1 - 1 - 8  Investigatory powers

 
1 - 1 - 9 Conditions for entry to ports in the United States

 
1 - 1 - 10 Applicability

 
1 - 1 - 11  International agreements

 
1 - 1 - 12 Regulations

 
1 - 1 - 13 Towing Safety Advisory Committee

 
1 - 1 - 14 Enforcement provisions

 
1 - 1 - 15  Navigational hazards

 
1 - 1 - 16 Requirement to notify Coast Guard of release of objects into the navigable waters of the United States

 
1 - 1 - 17 Prohibition on entry and operation

 
1 - 1 - 18 Regulations as to regattas or marine parades

 
1 - 1 - 19  Enforcement of regulations; use of public or private vessels

 
1 - 1 - 20 Transfer of authority to regulate to head of other department

 
1 - 1 - 21  Penalties for violations of regulations

 
 
 
 
33 - 29 POLLUTION CASUALTIES ON THE HIGH SEAS: UNITED STATES INTERVENTION (§§ 1471 to 1487)
1 - 1 - 1 Definitions

 
1 - 1 - 2 Grave and imminent danger from oil pollution casualties to coastline or related interests of United States; Federal nonliability for Federal preventive measures on the high seas

 
1 - 1 - 3 Consultations and determinations respecting creation of hazards to human health, etc.; criteria for determinations respecting grave and imminent dangers of major harmful consequences to United States coastline or related interests

 
1 - 1 - 4 Federal intervention actions

 
1 - 1 - 5 Consultation procedure

 
1 - 1 - 6 Emergencies

 
1 - 1 - 7 Reasonable measures; considerations

 
1 - 1 - 8 Personal, flag state, and foreign state considerations

 
1 - 1 - 9 Federal liability for unreasonable damages

 
1 - 1 - 10  Notification by Secretary of State

 
1 - 1 - 11 Violations; penalties

 
1 - 1 - 12 Consultation for nomination and nomination of experts, negotiators, etc.; proposal of amendments to list of substances other than convention oil; Presidential acceptance of amendments

 
1 - 1 - 13 Foreign government ships; immunity

 
1 - 1 - 14 Interpretation and administration; other right, duty, privilege, or immunity and other remedy unaffected

 
1 - 1 - 15 Rules and regulations

 
1 - 1 - 16  Oil Spill Liability Trust Fund

 
1 - 1 - 17  Effective date

 
 
33 - 30 DEEPWATER PORTS (§§ 1501 to 1524)
1 - 1 - 1 Congressional declaration of policy

 
1 - 1 - 2 Definitions

 
1 - 1 - 3  License for ownership, construction, and operation of deepwater port

 
1 - 1 - 4 Procedure

 
1 - 1 - 5 Environmental review criteria

 
1 - 1 - 6 Common carrier status

 
1 - 1 - 7 Adjacent coastal States

 
1 - 1 - 8 Marine environmental protection and navigational safety

 
1 - 1 - 9 International agreements

 
1 - 1 - 10  Suspension or termination of licenses

 
1 - 1 - 11 Recordkeeping and inspection

 
1 - 1 - 12 Public access to information

 
1 - 1 - 13 Remedies

 
1 - 1 - 14 Citizen civil action

 
1 - 1 - 15 Judicial review; persons aggrieved; jurisdiction of courts of appeal

 
1 - 1 - 16 Relationship to other laws

 
1 - 1 - 17 Pipeline safety and operation

 
1 - 1 - 18  Negotiations with Canada and Mexico; report to Congress

 
1 - 1 - 19  Limitations on export provisions of section 185(u) of title 30 unaffected

 
1 - 1 - 20 General procedures; issuance and enforcement of orders; scope of authority; evidentiary matters

 
1 - 1 - 21 Authorization of appropriations

 
 Repealed & Omitted. Oct. 19, 1996, Aug. 18, 1990, Dec. 21, 1995,