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Calendar No. 652

113th CONGRESS
2d Session
S. 2055

[Report No. 113–309]


To allow for the collection of certain user fees by non-Federal entities.


IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
February 27, 2014

Mr. Boozman (for himself, Mr. Blunt, Mrs. McCaskill, Mr. Pryor, and Mr. Wicker) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works

December 12, 2014

Reported by Mrs. Boxer, with amendments

[Omit the part struck through and insert the part printed in italic]


A BILL

To allow for the collection of certain user fees by non-Federal entities.

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 “Corps of Engineers Cooperative Joint Management Restoration Act”.

SEC. 2. Challenge cost-sharing program for management of recreation facilities.

Section 225 of the Water Resources Development Act of 1992 (33 U.S.C. 2328) is amended—

(1) by redesignating subsection (c) as subsection (d); and

(2) by inserting after subsection (b) the following:

“(c) User fees.—

“(1) COLLECTION OF FEES.—The Secretary

“(1) COLLECTION OF FEES.—

“(A) IN GENERAL.—The Secretary may allow a non-Federal public or private entity that has entered into an agreement pursuant to subsection (b) to collect user fees for the use of developed recreation sites and facilities, whether developed or constructed by that entity or the Department of the Army.

“(B) USE OF VISITOR RESERVATION SERVICES.—A public or private entity described in subparagraph (A) may use to manage fee collections and reservations under this section any visitor reservation service that the Secretary has provided for by contract or interagency agreement, subject to such terms and conditions as the Secretary determines to be appropriate.

“(2) USE OF FEES.—A non-Federal public or private entity that collects user fees under paragraph (1) may—

“(A) retain up to 100 percent of the fees collected, as determined by the Secretary; and

“(B) notwithstanding section 210(b)(4) of the Flood Control Act of 1968 (16 U.S.C. 460d–3(b)(4)), use that amount for operation, maintenance, and management at the recreation site at which the fee is collected.

“(3) TERMS AND CONDITIONS.—The authority of a non-Federal public or private entity under this subsection shall be subject to such terms and conditions as the Secretary determines necessary to protect the interests of the United States.”.


Calendar No. 652

113th CONGRESS
     2d Session
S. 2055
[Report No. 113–309]

A BILL
To allow for the collection of certain user fees by non-Federal entities.

December 12, 2014
Reported with amendments