The Secretary of the Army and the Secretary of Agriculture, when authorized to do
so by resolutions adopted by the Committee on Environment and Public Works of the
Senate or the Committee on Public Works and Transportation of the House of Representatives,
are authorized and directed to make joint investigations and surveys in accordance
with their existing authorities of watershed areas in the United States, Puerto Rico,
and the Virgin Islands, and to prepare joint reports on such investigations and surveys
setting forth their recommendations for the installation of the works of improvement
needed for flood prevention or the conservation, development, utilization, and disposal
of water, and for flood control and allied purposes. Such joint reports shall be submitted to the Congress through the President for
adoption and authorization by the Congress of the recommended works of improvement:
Provided, That the project authorization procedure established by Public Law 566, Eighty-third
Congress, as amended, shall not be affected.
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