Terms Used In Louisiana Revised Statutes 49:214.8.2

  • Annual basin plan: means the list of projects or stages of projects to be undertaken in any single fiscal year. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 49:214.8.2
  • Atchafalaya Basin: means the area located within the guide levees of the Atchafalaya Basin and those areas directly adjacent to the levees bounded on the north by U. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 49:214.8.2
  • Authority: means the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 49:214.8.2
  • Board: means the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority Board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 49:214.8.2
  • Executive director: means the person appointed to serve as the head of the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 49:214.2
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • Integrated coastal protection: means plans, projects, policies, and programs intended to provide hurricane protection or coastal conservation or restoration, and shall include but not be limited to coastal restoration; coastal protection; infrastructure; storm damage reduction; flood control; water resources development; erosion control measures; marsh management; diversions; saltwater intrusion prevention; wetlands and central wetlands conservation, enhancement, and restoration; barrier island and shoreline stabilization and preservation; coastal passes stabilization and restoration; mitigation; storm surge reduction; or beneficial use projects. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 49:214.2
  • Program: means the Atchafalaya Basin Program. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 49:214.8.2
  • Project: means a physical structure or structures designed and constructed according to the annual plan. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 49:214.2
  • Public law: A public bill or joint resolution that has passed both chambers and been enacted into law. Public laws have general applicability nationwide.

            As used in this Subpart, the following terms shall have the meaning ascribed to them below:

            (1) “Access project” means construction or renovation of a boat launch or a roadway that provides access to areas of the Atchafalaya Basin, or acquisition of a maximum of fifteen hundred acres, all in compliance with the provisions of the state or federal master plans.

            (2) “Annual basin plan” means the list of projects or stages of projects to be undertaken in any single fiscal year. The annual basin plan shall be included in the annual state integrated coastal protection plan provided for in R.S. 49:214.2.

            (3) “Atchafalaya Basin” means the area located within the guide levees of the Atchafalaya Basin and those areas directly adjacent to the levees bounded on the north by U.S. Highway 190 and on the south by Morgan City, and as defined in the Atchafalaya Basin Floodway System, Louisiana Project.

            (4) “Atchafalaya Basin Floodway System, Louisiana Project” means the Atchafalaya Basin Floodway System, Louisiana Project and enacted by the 1982 Atchafalaya Basin Floodway System, United States Army Corps of Engineers feasibility study, Supplemental Appropriations Act of 1985, Public Law 99-88, as amended by the Water Resources Development Act of 1986, Public Law 99-662, the Energy and Water Development Appropriations Act of 1991, Public Law 101-514, the Energy and Water Development Appropriations Act of 1997, Public Law 104-206, the Water Resources Development Act of 2000, Public Law 106-541, and the Water Resources Development Act of 2007, Public Law 110-114.

            (5) “Authority” means the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority.

            (6) “Basin master plan” means the plan developed by the state in accordance with the federal Atchafalaya Basin Floodway System, Louisiana Project, pursuant to federal law, including the Supplemental Appropriations Act of 1985, Public Law 99-88, and the Water Resources Development Act of 1986, Public Law 99-662, the Energy and Water Development Appropriations Act of 1991, Public Law 101-514, the Energy and Water Development Appropriations Act of 1997, Public Law 104-206, the Water Resources Development Act of 2000, Public Law 106-541, and the Water Resources Development Act of 2007, Public Law 110-114.

            (7) “Board” means the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority Board.

            (8) “Director” means the executive director of the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority.

            (9) “Program” means the Atchafalaya Basin Program.

            (10) “Water management project” means any project that facilitates improvements to water quality, interior circulation, water access, or improvements to general ecosystem function by means of sediment reduction, removal, or diversion.

            Acts 2018, No. 570, §3, eff. July 1, 2018.