Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2014: Comparison of Select Provisions [July 14, 2014] [open pdf - 614KB]
"The Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2014 (WRRDA 2014, P.L. 113-121) became law on June 10, 2014. The conference report, H.Rept. 113-449, resolved differences between H.R. 3080, the Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2013 (WRRDA 2013), and S. 601, the Water Resources Development Act of 2013 (WRDA 2013). Both bills represented omnibus authorization legislation for water resource activities, principally associated with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps)." This Congressional Research Service Report contains the following contents: 1) WRRDA Conference Report Developments; 2) Comparison of H.R. 3080, S. 601, and Conference Report; 3) Expediting Studies, Environmental Reviews, and Permits; 4) Expanding Project Delivery and Finance Opportunities; 5) Authorizing Projects and Managing Subsequent Authorizations; 6) Investing in Navigation; 7) Reducing Flood Risks; 8) Restoring and Protecting Aquatic Ecosystems; 9) Deauthorizing Projects and Managing the Backlog; and 10) Addressing Other Issues.
CRS Report for Congress, R43298