Summary: H.R.4521 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (02/10/2016)

Lake Berryessa Recreation Enhancement Act of 2016

This bill establishes as the Lake Berryessa Recreation Area specified land administered by the Bureau of Reclamation that is underlying or adjacent to Lake Berryessa in California, including any improvements.

The bill transfers the administrative jurisdiction over the area from the Bureau of Reclamation to the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) of the Department of the Interior.

Interior shall develop a management plan for the area and may establish guidelines and restrictions on recreational uses to ensure the safety and security of recreational users.

Interior may also issue recreation concession permits, including at the area, to allow a third party to provide facilities and services to visitors on lands and waters managed by the BLM in support of outdoor recreational opportunities.

Reclamation shall continue to administer and operate the Monticello Dam and any related facility, including any power facility.