U.S. Code, Title 33, Navigation and Navigable Waters

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Author: "U.S. Congress, Office of the Law Revision Counsel"

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§ 685. Construction by Commission of Restraining Works, Etc.; Use of Debris Fund

     Said commission, in order that such material as is now or may hereafter be lodged in the tributaries of the Sacramento and San Joaquin River systems resulting from mining operations, natural erosion, or other causes, shall be prevented from injuring the said navigable rivers or such of the tributaries of either as may be navigable and the land adjacent thereto, is directed and empowered, when appropriations are made therefor by law, or sufficient money is deposited for that purpose in said debris fund, to build at such points above the head of navigation in said rivers and on the main tributaries thereof, or branches of such tributaries, or any place adjacent to the same, which in the judgment of said commission, will effect said object (the same to be of such material as will insure safety and permanency), such restraining or impounding dams and settling reservoirs, with such canals, locks, or other works adapted and required to complete same. The recommendations contained in Executive Document Numbered 267, Fifty-first Congress, second session, and Executive Document Numbered 98, Forty-seventh Congress, first session, as far as they refer to impounding dams, or other restraining works, are adopted, and the same are directed to be made the basis of operations.

(Mar. 1, 1893, ch. 183, § 25, 27 Stat. 511.)

References in Text

     Executive Document Numbered 267, referred to in text, contained a report of Lieut. Col. G. H. Mendell, Corps of Engineers, U.S.A., dated Jan. 26, 1882, prepared pursuant to a provision in act June 14, 1880, ch. 211, 21 Stat. 196. Executive Document Numbered 98, also referred to in text, contained a report by a board of engineers created by act Oct. 1, 1888, ch. 1057, 25 Stat. 498.

Transfer of Functions

     California Debris Commission abolished and functions transferred to Secretary of the Army by Pub. L. 99–662, title XI, § 1106, Nov. 17, 1986, 100 Stat. 4229, set out as a note under section 661 of this title.

Section Referred to in Other Sections

     This section is referred to in section 661 of this title.

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Chicago: "U.S. Congress, Office of the Law Revision Counsel", "§ 685. Construction by Commission of Restraining Works, Etc.; Use of Debris Fund," U.S. Code, Title 33, Navigation and Navigable Waters in U.S. Code, Title 33, Navigation and Navigable Waters (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 2002), Original Sources, accessed August 17, 2022, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=4ZD2P4VG1V2D782.

MLA: "U.S. Congress, Office of the Law Revision Counsel". "§ 685. Construction by Commission of Restraining Works, Etc.; Use of Debris Fund." U.S. Code, Title 33, Navigation and Navigable Waters, in U.S. Code, Title 33, Navigation and Navigable Waters, Washington, D.C., Government Printing Office, 2002, Original Sources. 17 Aug. 2022. http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=4ZD2P4VG1V2D782.

Harvard: "U.S. Congress, Office of the Law Revision Counsel", '§ 685. Construction by Commission of Restraining Works, Etc.; Use of Debris Fund' in U.S. Code, Title 33, Navigation and Navigable Waters. cited in 2002, U.S. Code, Title 33, Navigation and Navigable Waters, Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C.. Original Sources, retrieved 17 August 2022, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=4ZD2P4VG1V2D782.