Summary: H.R.5316 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed House without amendment (10/10/2002)

National Forest Organizational Camp Fee Improvement Act of 2002 - Directs the Secretary of Agriculture to charge an annual acreage and market value-based fee for the occupancy and use of National Forest System lands and facilities by organizational camps (nonprofit or governmental entity-run camps for youth or persons with disabilities).

Reduces the land-use fee, but not below a minimum amount to be determined by the Secretary, for: (1) use by persons with disabilities and at-risk children; and (2) youth programs through organized social, citizenship, character-building, or faith-based activities oriented to outdoor recreation. Prohibits facility use fee reductions.