Current as of: 2009
A. It is the policy of this Chapter that the AGMAC Deepening Project be pursued so that there is full coordination and cooperation between all federal and state entities that have complementing or overlapping interest and authority in the project. The secretary of the Department of Transportation and Development is authorized to coordinate all of the state and local governmental aspects of the project so that there is a long-term and orderly development and maintenance of the project.
B. The secretary of the Department of Transportation and Development is authorized to call upon the Department of Economic Development, the Department of Natural Resources, the Board of Commissioners of the Port of Iberia, and all other port commissions and districts and state agencies, departments, and political subdivisions of the state for full and complete cooperation and assistance in carrying out the provisions of this Chapter, and all such entities are hereby directed and it shall be their duty to cooperate and assist the department to the fullest possible extent.
C. The Department of Transportation and Development, with the involvement and participation of the local governing bodies in Vermilion Parish, shall request that the United States Army Corps of Engineers conduct a study for development of a hurricane protection levee and the construction and maintenance thereof.
Acts 2004, No. 728, §1, eff. July 6, 2004.Prev | Next
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