Text: H.R.1473 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (03/12/2009)


111th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 1473


To authorize the Secretary of the Army to establish, modify, charge, and collect recreation fees at lands and waters administered by the Corps of Engineers.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

March 12, 2009

Mr. Boozman (for himself, Mr. Westmoreland, Mr. Gingrey of Georgia, Mr. Ross, Mr. Shuster, Mr. Snyder, Mr. Boren, and Mr. Berry) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure


A BILL

To authorize the Secretary of the Army to establish, modify, charge, and collect recreation fees at lands and waters administered by the Corps of Engineers.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Army Corps of Engineers Recreation Improvement Act”.

SEC. 2. Authorizing Secretary of the Army to establish, modify, charge, and collect recreation fees.

(a) In general.—Beginning in fiscal year 2010 and thereafter, the Secretary of the Army may establish, modify, charge, and collect recreation fees at lands and waters administered by the Corps of Engineers in the same manner and subject to the same terms and conditions as the Secretary of the Interior may establish, modify, charge, and collect recreation fees with respect to Federal recreation lands and waters managed by the Bureau of Reclamation pursuant to the Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement Act (16 U.S.C. 6801 et seq.).

(b) Use of special account for deposit and expenditure of fees.—The Secretary of the Treasury shall establish a special account in the Treasury of the United States for the Corps of Engineers, which shall be used for the same purpose and subject to the same terms and conditions as the special accounts established in the Treasury of the United States for each Federal land management agency under section 807 of the Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement Act (16 U.S.C. 6806).