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Reported to Senate amended (06/27/2013)

Alaska Subsistence Structure Protection Act of 2013 - Requires the maximum land use fee for a special use permit issued by the Secretary of Agriculture (USDA) for the use and occupancy of a covered cabin or temporary structure on National Forest System land in Alaska to be not more than $250.

Defines "covered cabin or temporary structure" to mean a cabin (including related structures) or a tent platform on System land in Alaska: (1) that is used for subsistence uses; (2) that is subject to the disclaimer of the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act (ANILCA) allowing the renewal or continuation of valid existing cabin leases or permits for cabins, homesites, and similar structures on federal lands; (3) that is subject to the ANILCA requirement that the Secretary permit the continuation of existing uses, and the future establishment and use of, temporary campsites, tent platforms, shelters, and other related temporary facilities and equipment with respect to the taking of fish and wildlife; or (4) that is used for commercial fishing by a permittee not generating more than $15,000 in gross annual income from the fishery.