H.R.3397 - Cabin Fee Act of 2012112th Congress (2011-2012)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Hastings, Doc [R-WA-4] (Introduced 11/10/2011)|
|Committees:||House - Natural Resources | Senate - Energy and Natural Resources|
|Committee Reports:||H. Rept. 112-602|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 09/11/2012 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.3397 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Information (Except Text)
Passed House amended (09/10/2012)
Cabin Fee Act of 2012 - Directs the Secretary of Agriculture (USDA) to set an annual fee for, and requires the payment of such fee to the United States by, an authorized owner of a privately built and owned recreational cabin located on National Forest System land.
Reduces such fee to $100 annually if access to a cabin is significantly impaired, either by natural causes or governmental actions.
Requires payment of a transfer fee to the United States upon the transfer of a cabin between private parties for consideration.
Requires the Secretary to grant a cabin owner the right to administrative appeal of a cabin fee decision, which may be reviewed by bringing a civil action in U.S. district court.