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Introduced in Senate (10/12/2011)


112th CONGRESS
1st Session
S. 1692

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.


IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
October 12, 2011

Mr. Bingaman (for himself, Ms. Murkowski, Mr. Baucus, Mr. Crapo, Mr. Wyden, Mr. Risch, Mr. Reid, Mr. Cochran, Mr. Tester, Mr. Blunt, Mrs. Feinstein, Mr. Heller, Mr. Udall of New Mexico, Mrs. Boxer, Ms. Cantwell, Mrs. Murray, Mr. Bennet, Mr. Merkley, Mr. Sanders, Mr. Johnson of South Dakota, Mr. Begich, Mrs. McCaskill, Mr. Udall of Colorado, Mr. Franken, and Mr. Levin) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources


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.

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 “County Payments Reauthorization Act of 2011”.

SEC. 2. Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Program.

The Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act of 2000 (16 U.S.C. 7101 et seq.) is amended—

(1) in section 3(11)—

(A) in subparagraph (A), by striking “and” after the semicolon at the end;

(B) in subparagraph (B)—

(i) by striking “fiscal year 2009 and each fiscal year thereafter” and inserting “each of fiscal years 2009 through 2011”; and

(ii) by striking the period at the end and inserting “; and”; and

(C) by adding at the end the following:

“(C) for fiscal year 2012 and each fiscal year thereafter, the amount that is equal to 95 percent of the full funding amount for the preceding fiscal year.”;

(2) in sections 101, 102, 203, 207, 208, 304, and 402, by striking “2011” each place it appears and inserting “2016”;

(3) in section 102—

(A) by striking “2008” each place it appears and inserting “2012”;

(B) in subsection (b)(2)(B), by inserting “in 2012” before “, the election”; and

(C) in subsection (d)(3)(A)(i)—

(i) by striking “An eligible county” and inserting “The Governor of each eligible State”; and

(ii) by striking “by the” and inserting “by an”;

(4) in section 103(d)(2), by striking “fiscal year 2011” and inserting “each of fiscal years 2011 through 2016”;

(5) in section 202, by adding at the end the following:

“(c) Administrative expenses.—A resource advisory committee may, in accordance with section 203, propose to use not more than 10 percent of the project funds of an eligible county for any fiscal year for administrative expenses associated with operating the resource advisory committee under this title.”;

(6) in section 204(e)(3)(B)(iii), by striking “and 2011” and inserting “through 2016”;

(7) in section 205(a)(4), by striking “2006” each place it appears and inserting “2011”;

(8) in section 302(a)(2)(A), by inserting “and” after the semicolon; and

(9) in section 304(b), by striking “2012” and inserting “2017”.

SEC. 3. Payments in lieu of taxes.

Section 6906 of title 31, United States Code, is amended by striking “2012” and inserting “2017”.

SEC. 4. Offset provisions.

[TO BE SUPPLIED.]