The Flood Control Act of 1928 (FCA 1928) (70th United States Congress, Sess. 1. Ch. 596, enacted May 15, 1928) authorized the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to design and construct projects for the control of floods on the Mississippi River and its tributaries as well as the Sacramento River in California. It was sponsored by Sen. Wesley L. Jones (R) of Washington and Rep. Frank R. Reid (R) of Illinois, in response to the Great Mississippi Flood of 1927.
Read more about Flood Control Act Of 1928: Significance, Section 1: Mississippi River Valley Project, Section 2: Local Contribution and Participation, Section 3: Local Entities Must Maintain Completed Projects, Section 4: Flowage Rights, Section 5: Surveys, Section 6: Rights of Way, Section 7: Emergency Fund, Section 8: Work of The Mississippi River Commission, Section 10: Proceed Speedily and Provide Reports On Various Rivers Systems, Section 11: Previous Projects Below Cape Girardeau, Section 12: All Other Laws Inconsistent With This Law Are Repealed, Section 13: Sacramento River Flood Control, Section 14: Title 41 USC Is Applicable, See Also
... For related legislation which sometime also implement flood control provisions, see the following Rivers and Harbors Act Water Resources Development Act Watershed Protection and ...
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