S.1333 - A bill to amend the Land and Water Conservation Fund Act of 1965 to allow national park units that cannot charge an entrance or admission fee to retain other fees and charges.105th Congress (1997-1998)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Frist, William H. [R-TN] (Introduced 10/29/1997)|
|Committees:||Senate - Energy and Natural Resources | House - Resources|
|Committee Reports:||S. Rept. 105-311|
|Latest Action:||10/30/1998 Became Public Law No: 105-327. (TXT | PDF) (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.1333 — 105th Congress (1997-1998)All Information (Except Text)
Passed Senate amended (10/02/1998)
Amends the Land and Water Conservation Fund Act of 1965 to allow the Secretary of the Interior, in any fiscal year, to withhold from the special Treasury account established for a Federal agency 100 percent of the fees and charges (such as recreational use fees) collected by such agency in connection with any National Park System (NPS) unit at which entrance or admission fees cannot be collected by reason of deed restrictions.
Requires such amounts to be retained for expenditure by the Secretary, without further appropriation, for such NPS unit, for the following uses: (1) enhancement of quality of visitor experience; (2) protection of resources; (3) repair and maintenance; (4) interpretation; (5) signage; (6) habitat or facility enhancement; (7) resource preservation; (8) annual operation, including fee collection; (9) maintenance; and (10 law enforcement.