Document: Water Resources
Summary for projects submitted to the Water Resources Development Act of 2010
Non-federal sponsor: Roosevelt Island Operating Corporation
Address of the non-federal sponsor: 591 Main Street, Roosevelt Island 10044
Authorization request: $20,000,000
Purpose of the project : The purpose of this project is for the stabilization and protection of the shoreline of Roosevelt Island, East River, New York, New York, to protect critical infrastructure.
Non-federal sponsor: NYC Department of Parks and Recreation
Address of the non-federal sponsor: The Arsenal Central Park NY, NY 10021
Authorization request: $32,000,000
Purpose of the project: The purpose of this project is to create a public esplanade/bikeway along East River from 53rd - 60th Street, reusing existing caissons, which formerly supported the Outboard Detour Roadway.
Non-federal sponsor: The Port Authority of NY & NJ
Address of the non-federal sponsor: 225 Park Avenue South 11th Floor New York, NY 10003
Authorization request: $ 120,000,000
Purpose of the project: The purpose of this project is to provide environmental restoration and mitigation within the Hudson-Raritan Estuary.
The following legislative language was submitted on the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund:
Legislative Proposal for Water Resources Development Act of 2010
Reserving Harbor Maintenance Tax Revenues for Harbor Maintenance Expenditures
SEC. .--FUNDING FOR HARBOR MAINTENANCE PROGRAMS.
(a) HARBOR MAINTENANCE TRUST FUND GUARANTEE.—
(1) IN GENERAL.—The total budget resources made available from the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund each fiscal year pursuant to section 9505(c) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (relating to expenditures from the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund) shall be equal to the level of receipts plus interest credited to the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund for that fiscal year. Such amounts may be used only for harbor maintenance programs listed in subsection (b)(1).
(2) GUARANTEE.—No funds may be appropriated for harbor maintenance programs listed in subsection (b)(1) unless the amount described in paragraph (1) has been provided.
(b) DEFINITIONS.—In this section, the following definitions apply:
(1) TOTAL BUDGET RESOURCES.-- The term “total budget resources” means the total amount made available from the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund for a fiscal year for budget accounts for which appropriations are provided pursuant to section 210 (a) of the Water Resources Development Act of 1986 (Public Law 99-662), as amended, and section 9505(c) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986.
(2) LEVEL OF RECEIPTS PLUS INTEREST.—The term “level of receipts plus interest” means the level of taxes and interest credited to the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund under section 9505 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 for a fiscal year as set forth in the President’s budget baseline projection as defined in section 257 of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 (Public Law 99-177) for that fiscal year submitted pursuant to section 1105 of title 31, United States Code.
(c) ENFORCEMENT OF GUARANTEES.—It shall not be in order in the House of Representatives or the Senate to consider any bill, joint resolution, amendment, motion, or conference report that would cause total budget resources in a fiscal year for harbor maintenance programs described in subsection (b)(1) for such fiscal year to be less than the amount required by subsection (a)(1) for that fiscal year.