Summary: H.R.4166 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Information (Except Text)

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Reported to House with amendment(s) (12/22/2014)

Lake Berryessa Recreation Enhancement Act of 2014 - (Sec. 4) Transfers the administrative jurisdiction over specified land underlying or adjacent to Lake Berryessa in California from the Bureau of Reclamation to the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) for administration as the Lake Berryessa Recreation Area.

Prohibits the Secretary of the Interior from diminishing or altering: (1) day-use, short-term, or annual occupancy levels; (2) motorized boating or water surface zoning restrictions; (3) recreational hiking or equine access; or (4) hunting, fishing, shooting sports, or trapping within the area.

(Sec. 5) Directs the Secretary to act in accordance with any existing agreement with any organization for the management of campgrounds, marinas, lodging facilities, food and beverage services, and boating and boat rental facilities located in the Area.

Requires the Secretary to adopt the recreational use plan adopted by the Bureau of Reclamation on June 2, 2006.

(Sec. 6) Declares that nothing in this Act or any subsequent management plan shall impair the ability of the Bureau of Reclamation and its managing partners to operate, maintain, or manage Monticello Dam, Lake Berryessa, and other Solano Project facilities in accordance with that project's authorized purposes. Requires the Commissioner of Reclamation to continue to administer and operate the Dam and any power facility related to it.