Home > 106th Congressional Bills > H.R. 1035 (ih) To direct the Secretary of Transportation to carry out a pilot program to promote the use of inherently low-emission vehicles at airports and to promote the construction of infrastructure facilities to accommodate such vehicles. [Introduced...

H.R. 1035 (ih) To direct the Secretary of Transportation to carry out a pilot program to promote the use of inherently low-emission vehicles at airports and to promote the construction of infrastructure facilities to accommodate such vehicles. [Introduced...


Google
 
Web GovRecords.org







                                                       Calendar No. 118
106th CONGRESS
  1st Session
                                H. R. 1034


_______________________________________________________________________


                   IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

                             April 28, 1999

    Received; read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, 
                      Science, and Transportation

                 May 18 (legislative day, May 14), 1999

               Reported by Mr. McCain, without amendment

_______________________________________________________________________

                                 AN ACT


 
To declare a portion of the James River and Kanawha Canal in Richmond, 
 Virginia, to be nonnavigable waters of the United States for purposes 
  of title 46, United States Code, and the other maritime laws of the 
                             United States.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. FINDINGS.

    The Congress finds the following:
            (1) The canal known as the James River and Kanawha Canal 
        played an important part in the economic development of the 
        Commonwealth of Virginia and the city of Richmond.
            (2) The canal ceased to operate as a functioning waterway 
        in the conduct of commerce in the late 1800s.
            (3) Portions of the canal have been found by a Federal 
        district court to be nonnavigable.
            (4) The restored portion of the canal will be utilized to 
        provide entertainment and education to visitors and will play 
        an important part in the economic development of downtown 
        Richmond.
            (5) The restored portion of the canal will not be utilized 
        for general public boating, and will be restricted to 
        activities similar to those conducted on similar waters in San 
        Antonio, Texas.
            (6) The continued classification of the canal as a 
        navigable waterway based upon historic usage that ceased more 
        than 100 years ago does not serve the public interest and is 
        unnecessary to protect public safety.
            (7) Congressional action is required to clarify that the 
        canal is no longer to be considered a navigable waterway for 
        purposes of subtitle II of title 46, United States Code.

SEC. 2. DECLARATION OF NONNAVIGABILITY OF A PORTION OF THE CANAL KNOWN 
              AS THE JAMES RIVER AND KANAWHA CANAL IN RICHMOND, 
              VIRGINIA.

    (a) Canal Declared Nonnavigable.--The portion of the canal known as 
the James River and Kanawha Canal in Richmond, Virginia, located 
between the Great Ship Lock on the east and the limits of the city of 
Richmond on the west is hereby declared to be a nonnavigable waterway 
of the United States for purposes of subtitle II of title 46, United 
States Code.
    (b) Ensuring Public Safety.--The Secretary of Transportation shall 
provide such technical advice, information, and assistance as the city 
of Richmond, Virginia, or its designee may request to insure that the 
vessels operating on the waters declared nonnavigable by subsection (a) 
are built, maintained, and operated in a manner consistent with 
protecting public safety.
    (c) Termination of Declaration.--
            (1) In general.--The Secretary of Transportation may 
        terminate the effectiveness of the declaration made by 
        subsection (a) by publishing a determination that vessels 
        operating on the waters declared nonnavigable by subsection (a) 
        have not been built, maintained, and operated in a manner 
        consistent with protecting public safety.
            (2) Public input.--Before making a determination under this 
        subsection, the Secretary of Transportation shall--
                    (A) consult with appropriate State and local 
                government officials regarding whether such a 
                determination is necessary to protect public safety and 
                will serve the public interest; and
                    (B) provide to persons who might be adversely 
                affected by the determination the opportunity for 
                comment and a hearing on whether such action is 
                necessary to protect public safety and will serve the 
                public interest.
                                     





                                                       Calendar No. 118

106th CONGRESS

  1st Session

                               H. R. 1034

_______________________________________________________________________

                                 AN ACT

To declare a portion of the James River and Kanawha Canal in Richmond, 
 Virginia, to be nonnavigable waters of the United States for purposes 
  of title 46, United States Code, and the other maritime laws of the 
                             United States.

_______________________________________________________________________

                 May 18 (legislative day, May 14), 1999

                       Reported without amendment

Pages: 1

Other Popular 106th Congressional Bills Documents:

1 H.R. 1212 (eh) To protect producers of agricultural commodities who applied for a Crop Revenue Coverage PLUS supplemental endorsement for the 1999 crop year. [Engrossed in House] ...
2 S. 3002 (is) To authorize a coordinated research program to ensure the integrity, safety, and reliability of natural gas and hazardous liquids pipelines, and for other purposes. [Introduced in Senate] ...
3 H.R. 592 (rh) To redesignate Great Kills Park in the Gateway National Recreation Area as ``World War II Veterans Park at Great Kills''. [Reported in House] ...
4 S.Con.Res. 109 (ats) Expressing the sense of Congress regarding the ongoing persecution of 13 members of Iran's Jewish community. [Agreed to Senate] ...
5 S. 2580 (rs) To provide for the issuance of bonds to provide funding for the construction of schools of the Bureau of Indian Affairs of the Department of the Interior, and for other purposes. [Reported in Senate] ...
6 H.R. 4475 (enr) Making appropriations for the Department of Transportation and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2001, and for other purposes. [Enrolled bill] ...
7 H.R. 4286 (rh) To provide for the establishment of the Cahaba River National Wildlife Refuge in Bibb County, Alabama. [Reported in House] ...
8 H.R. 2716 (ih) To provide supplemental market loss payments for farm owners and producers for certain 1999 crops. [Introduced in House] ...
9 H.R. 2641 (enr) To make technical corrections to title X of the Energy Policy Act of 1992. [Enrolled bill] ...
10 H.R. 910 (ih) To authorize the Secretary of the Army, acting through the Chief of [Introduced in House] ...
11 H.R. 468 (eh) To establish the Saint Helena Island National Scenic Area. [Engrossed in House] ...
12 S. 1508 (rh) To provide technical and legal assistance to tribal justice systems and members of Indian tribes, and for other purposes. [Reported in House] ...
13 S. 2064 (is) To amend the Missing Children's Assistance Act, to expand the purpose of the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children to cover individuals who are at least 18 but have not yet attained the age of 22. [Introduced in Senate] %%Filenam...
14 H.R. 1676 (ih) To amend part Q of title I of the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1965 to prevent motorist stops motivated by race or other bias. [Introduced in House] ...
15 H.R. 3485 (ih) To modify the enforcement of certain anti-terrorism judgments, and for other purposes. [Introduced in House] ...
16 H.R. 5286 (ih) To provide for a study of anesthesia services furnished under the Medicare Program, and to expand arrangements under which certified registered nurse anesthetists may furnish such services. [Introduced in House] ...
17 H.R. 2412 (rs) To designate the Federal building and United States courthouse located at 1300 South Harrison Street in Fort Wayne, Indiana, as the ``E. Ross Adair Federal Building and United States Courthouse''. [Reported in Senate] ...
18 S.Con.Res. 8 (is) Expressing the sense of Congress that assistance should be provided to pork producers to alleviate economic conditions faced by the producers. [Introduced in Senate] ...
19 H.R. 759 (ih) For the relief of Robert and Verda Shatusky. [Introduced in House] ...
20 H.R. 4493 (ih) To establish grants for drug treatment alternative to prison programs administered by State or local prosecutors. [Introduced in House] ...
21 H.R. 5328 (ih) To authorize the acquisition of additional lands for inclusion in the Fort Clatsop National Memorial in the State of Oregon, and for other purposes. [Introduced in House] ...
22 H.J.Res. 118 (eh) Making further continuing appropriations for the fiscal year 2001, and for other purposes. [Engrossed in House] ...
23 H.R. 1064 (ih) To authorize a coordinated program to promote the development of democracy in Serbia and Montenegro. [Introduced in House] ...
24 S. 254 (pcs) To reduce violent juvenile crime, promote accountability by and rehabilitation of juvenile criminals, punish and deter violent gang crime, and for other purposes. [Placed on Calendar Senate] ...
25 S. 559 (es) To designate the Federal building located at 300 East 8th Street in Austin, Texas, as the ``J.J. `Jake' Pickle Federal Building''. [Engrossed in Senate] ...
26 S.Con.Res. 1 (is) Expressing congressional support for the International Labor Organization's Declaration on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work. [Introduced in Senate] ...
27 H.R. 5643 (ih) To amend the Presidential Transition Act of 1963 to clarify the authority of the Administrator of General Services to provide services and facilities to Presidents-elect and Vice-Presidents-elect. [Introduced in House] ...
28 S. 701 (is) To designate the Federal building located at 290 Broadway in New York, New York, as the ``Ronald H. Brown Federal Building''. [Introduced in Senate] ...
29 H.R. 5164 (enr) To amend title 49, United States Code, to require reports concerning defects in motor vehicles or tires or other motor vehicle equipment in foreign countries, and for other purposes. [Enrolled bill] ...
30 H.R. 5566 (ih) To amend section 8 of the United States Housing Act of 1937 to [Introduced in House] ...


Other Documents:

106th Congressional Bills Records and Documents

GovRecords.org presents information on various agencies of the United States Government. Even though all information is believed to be credible and accurate, no guarantees are made on the complete accuracy of our government records archive. Care should be taken to verify the information presented by responsible parties. Please see our reference page for congressional, presidential, and judicial branch contact information. GovRecords.org values visitor privacy. Please see the privacy page for more information.
House Rules:

104th House Rules
105th House Rules
106th House Rules

Congressional Bills:

104th Congressional Bills
105th Congressional Bills
106th Congressional Bills
107th Congressional Bills
108th Congressional Bills

Supreme Court Decisions

Supreme Court Decisions

Additional

1995 Privacy Act Documents
1997 Privacy Act Documents
1994 Unified Agenda
2004 Unified Agenda

Congressional Documents:

104th Congressional Documents
105th Congressional Documents
106th Congressional Documents
107th Congressional Documents
108th Congressional Documents

Congressional Directory:

105th Congressional Directory
106th Congressional Directory
107th Congressional Directory
108th Congressional Directory

Public Laws:

104th Congressional Public Laws
105th Congressional Public Laws
106th Congressional Public Laws
107th Congressional Public Laws
108th Congressional Public Laws

Presidential Records

1994 Presidential Documents
1995 Presidential Documents
1996 Presidential Documents
1997 Presidential Documents
1998 Presidential Documents
1999 Presidential Documents
2000 Presidential Documents
2001 Presidential Documents
2002 Presidential Documents
2003 Presidential Documents
2004 Presidential Documents

Home Executive Judicial Legislative Additional Reference About Privacy