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

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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.


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                    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

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                                 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).
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