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County Payments Reauthorization Act of 2011

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A bill to reauthorize the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act of 2000, to provide full funding for the Payments in Lieu of Taxes program, and for other purposes.

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10/12/2011Introduced in Senate

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10/12/2011Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
Action By: Senate
10/12/2011Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S6465-6466)
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Senate Energy and Natural Resources10/12/2011 Referred to

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Introduced in Senate (10/12/2011)

County Payments Reauthorization Act of 2011 - Amends the Secure Schools and Community Self-Determination Act of 2000 to establish, for FY2012 and each following fiscal year, an amount that is equal to 95% of the full funding amount used for the previous fiscal year to make secure payments to eligible states and counties that contain certain lands.

Permits a resource advisory committee under the Act to propose using up to 10% of certain project funds of an eligible county for administrative expenses associated with that committee's operations.

Keeps the annual percentage for FY2010-FY2011 in place under the merchantable timber contracting pilot program for the implementation of approved projects in participating counties involving the sale of merchantable timber using separate contracts through FY2016.

Extends the Act's provisions through FY2016.

Entitles counties or other eligible units of local government in which U.S.-owned entitlement land is located to certain payments under the Payment in Lieu of Taxes (PILT) Program through FY2017.