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                                                 Union Calendar No. 875
115th CONGRESS
  2d Session
                                H. R. 6510

                     [Report No. 115-1088, Part I]

 To establish, fund, and provide for the use of amounts in a National 
 Park Service and Public Lands Legacy Restoration Fund to address the 
 maintenance backlog of the National Park Service, United States Fish 
 and Wildlife Service, Bureau of Land Management, and Bureau of Indian 
                   Education, and for other purposes.


_______________________________________________________________________


                    IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

                             July 25, 2018

    Mr. Bishop of Utah (for himself, Mr. Grijalva, Mr. Simpson, Ms. 
Wasserman Schultz, Mr. Stivers, Ms. Hanabusa, Mr. Young of Alaska, Mr. 
 Kilmer, Mr. Cook, Ms. Tsongas, Mr. Lamborn, Mr. Schrader, Mr. Webster 
   of Florida, Ms. Sinema, Mr. Gianforte, Mr. Welch, Mr. Cramer, Ms. 
Kaptur, Mr. Cole, Mr. Lynch, Mr. Hurd, Ms. Meng, Mr. Curtis, Mr. Costa, 
 Mr. Reichert, Mr. Kind, Mrs. Love, Ms. Michelle Lujan Grisham of New 
 Mexico, Mr. Amodei, Ms. Frankel of Florida, Mr. Tipton, Mr. Panetta, 
 Mr. Stewart, Ms. Sewell of Alabama, Mr. Thompson of Pennsylvania, Ms. 
 DeGette, Miss Gonzalez-Colon of Puerto Rico, Ms. Norton, Mrs. Handel, 
Mr. Garamendi, Mr. Upton, Mr. Gonzalez of Texas, Mr. Rogers of Alabama, 
 Mr. Bishop of Georgia, Mrs. Comstock, Mr. Visclosky, Mr. Paulsen, Mr. 
 Turner, Mr. Fitzpatrick, Ms. Bonamici, and Mr. Nolan) introduced the 
    following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Natural 
   Resources, and in addition to the Committees on Education and the 
 Workforce, and Transportation and Infrastructure, for a period to be 
subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration 
  of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee 
                               concerned


                           December 20, 2018

   Reported from the Committee on Natural Resources with an amendment
 [Strike out all after the enacting clause and insert the part printed 
                               in italic]

                           December 20, 2018

       Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure discharged

                           December 20, 2018

   Referral to the Committee on Education and the Workforce extended 
                       through December 28, 2018

                           December 28, 2018

     Additional sponsors: Mr. Katko, Mr. Hill, Mr. Cartwright, Mr. 
 Perlmutter, Mr. Bergman, Mr. Vela, Mr. Moulton, Mr. Ben Ray Lujan of 
New Mexico, Mr. Hastings, Ms. McCollum, Mr. Takano, Ms. Rosen, Mr. Roe 
 of Tennessee, Mr. Doggett, Mr. Sablan, Ms. Bordallo, Mr. Knight, Mr. 
    Thomas J. Rooney of Florida, Mr. Fleischmann, Mr. Sessions, Ms. 
Pingree, Ms. Lee, Mr. Carter of Georgia, Mr. Lowenthal, Mr. Curbelo of 
 Florida, Mr. Messer, Mrs. Mimi Walters of California, Mr. Costello of 
 Pennsylvania, Mr. Joyce of Ohio, Ms. Wilson of Florida, Mr. Jeffries, 
Ms. Ros-Lehtinen, Mrs. Radewagen, Mr. Faso, Ms. Velazquez, Mr. Valadao, 
Mr. Neal, Mr. Clay, Mr. Gaetz, Mr. Brown of Maryland, Mrs. Demings, Mr. 
Coffman, Mr. Royce of California, Mr. Ross, Ms. Kelly of Illinois, Mr. 
 Espaillat, Mr. Sires, Mr. Crist, Mr. Smith of Washington, Mr. Gomez, 
  Mr. Aguilar, Mr. Gottheimer, Mr. Donovan, Ms. Eshoo, Mr. Soto, Mr. 
 Brendan F. Boyle of Pennsylvania, Mr. Pocan, Mr. Sean Patrick Maloney 
    of New York, Mr. Delaney, Ms. Lofgren, Mr. Smith of Texas, Mr. 
 Hultgren, Mr. Poe of Texas, Mr. Wittman, Mr. Peters, Mr. Kihuen, Ms. 
     Judy Chu of California, Mr. Ruppersberger, Mr. Huffman, Mrs. 
Napolitano, Mr. Cicilline, Mr. Butterfield, Mr. Gallagher, Mr. Rothfus, 
 Mr. Larsen of Washington, Ms. Clark of Massachusetts, Mr. Himes, Mr. 
Norcross, Mr. Pallone, Mr. Poliquin, Mr. O'Halleran, Ms. DelBene, Mrs. 
    Murphy of Florida, Mr. Ted Lieu of California, Mr. Gallego, Mr. 
   Langevin, Mr. Courtney, Mrs. Walorski, Mr. Payne, Mr. Polis, Mr. 
 Blumenauer, Mr. Cooper, Ms. Titus, Mr. Barr, Mr. Johnson of Ohio, Ms. 
 Granger, Ms. Stefanik, Mr. Gibbs, Mr. Emmer, Mr. Biggs, Ms. Jayapal, 
Mr. Walden, Mr. Krishnamoorthi, Mr. Quigley, Mr. Heck, Mrs. Lesko, Mr. 
   Rodney Davis of Illinois, Mr. Lawson of Florida, Mrs. Torres, Mr. 
 Barletta, Mr. Long, Mr. Schweikert, Mr. Capuano, Mr. Michael F. Doyle 
 of Pennsylvania, Mr. Raskin, Ms. Schakowsky, Mr. Ruiz, Mr. Pascrell, 
   Mr. Loebsack, Mr. Castro of Texas, Mr. Kildee, Mr. Price of North 
 Carolina, Mr. Schiff, Mr. Nadler, Mrs. Watson Coleman, Ms. Clarke of 
New York, Mrs. McMorris Rodgers, Mr. Meeks, Mr. Thompson of California, 
  Mr. Keating, Mr. Cleaver, Mr. Bishop of Michigan, Mr. Peterson, Mr. 
Rush, Mr. Kennedy, Mr. Babin, Mr. Blum, Mr. DeFazio, Mr. McGovern, Mr. 
Zeldin, Mr. Ellison, Mr. Conaway, Mr. Engel, Mr. Brady of Pennsylvania, 
 Mr. Lamb, Mr. Cummings, Mr. Connolly, Mr. Francis Rooney of Florida, 
 Mr. Mooney of West Virginia, Ms. Jenkins of Kansas, Mr. McKinley, Mr. 
    Ryan of Ohio, Mr. Marino, Mr. Evans, Mr. Trott, Mr. Deutch, Mr. 
    Marshall, Mr. Rouzer, Mr. Yoder, Mr. Larson of Connecticut, Mr. 
 Sarbanes, Mr. Cuellar, Mr. Jody B. Hice of Georgia, Mrs. Beatty, Mr. 
Garrett, Mr. LaHood, Mr. Rutherford, Mr. Johnson of Georgia, Mr. Budd, 
Ms. Plaskett, Mr. Ferguson, Mrs. Dingell, Mr. Hudson, Mr. Austin Scott 
   of Georgia, Mr. Duncan of Tennessee, Mr. Collins of Georgia, Mr. 
 Culberson, Mr. Collins of New York, Mr. Wilson of South Carolina, Mr. 
           Lipinski, Mr. Suozzi, Ms. Barragan, and Mr. Allen

                           December 28, 2018

 Committee on Education and the Workforce discharged; committed to the 
 Committee of the Whole House on the State of the Union and ordered to 
                               be printed
 [For text of introduced bill, see copy of bill as introduced on July 
                               25, 2018]


_______________________________________________________________________

                                 A BILL


 
 To establish, fund, and provide for the use of amounts in a National 
 Park Service and Public Lands Legacy Restoration Fund to address the 
 maintenance backlog of the National Park Service, United States Fish 
 and Wildlife Service, Bureau of Land Management, and Bureau of Indian 
                   Education, 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 ``Restore Our Parks and Public Lands 
Act''.

SEC. 2. NATIONAL PARK SERVICE AND PUBLIC LANDS LEGACY RESTORATION FUND.

    (a) In General.--There is established in the Treasury of the United 
States a fund, to be known as the ``National Park Service and Public 
Lands Legacy Restoration Fund'' (referred to in this section as the 
``Fund'').
    (b) Deposits.--
            (1) In general.--Except as provided in paragraph (2), for 
        each of fiscal years 2019 through 2023, there shall be 
        deposited in the Fund an amount equal to 50 percent of all 
        energy development revenues due and payable to the United 
        States from oil, gas, coal, or alternative or renewable energy 
        development on Federal land and water that would otherwise be 
        credited, covered, or deposited as miscellaneous receipts under 
        Federal law.
            (2) Maximum amount.--The amount deposited in the Fund under 
        paragraph (1) shall not exceed $1,300,000,000 for any fiscal 
        year.
            (3) Effect on other revenues.--Nothing in this section 
        affects the disposition under Federal law, including the Gulf 
        of Mexico Energy Security Act of 2006 (43 U.S.C. 1331 note; 
        Public Law 109-432), the Mineral Leasing Act (30 U.S.C. 181 et 
        seq.), and chapter 2003 of title 54, United States Code, of 
        energy development revenues--
                    (A) to special funds, trust funds, or States; or
                    (B) that have been otherwise appropriated under 
                Federal law.
    (c) Availability of Funds.--Amounts deposited in the Fund shall be 
available to the Secretary of the Interior without further 
appropriation or fiscal year limitation.
    (d) Investment of Amounts.--
            (1) In general.--The Secretary of the Interior may request 
        the Secretary of the Treasury to invest any portion of the Fund 
        that is not, as determined by the Secretary of the Interior, 
        required to meet the current needs of the Fund.
            (2) Requirement.--An investment requested under paragraph 
        (1) shall be made by the Secretary of the Treasury in a public 
        debt security--
                    (A) with a maturity suitable to the needs of the 
                Fund, as determined by the Secretary of the Interior; 
                and
                    (B) bearing interest at a rate determined by the 
                Secretary of the Treasury, taking into consideration 
                current market yields on outstanding marketable 
                obligations of the United States of comparable 
                maturity.
            (3) Credits to fund.--The income on investments of the Fund 
        under this subsection shall be credited to, and form a part of, 
        the Fund.
    (e) Use of Funds.--Amounts in the Fund shall be used as follows:
            (1) 80 percent of amounts in the Fund shall be allocated 
        for priority deferred maintenance projects, including other 
        infrastructure deficiencies directly related to such deferred 
        maintenance projects, as determined by the Secretary of the 
        Interior and the Director of the National Park Service, with 
        the goal of ensuring overall parity between amounts allocated 
        to transportation and non-transportation projects.
            (2) 10 percent of amounts in the Fund shall be allocated 
        for purposes of addressing the national wildlife refuge system 
        maintenance backlog, as determined by the Secretary of the 
        Interior and the Director of the United States Fish and 
        Wildlife Service.
            (3) 5 percent of amounts in the Fund shall be allocated for 
        the purposes of addressing the public access and recreation 
        backlog on public lands, as determined by the Secretary of the 
        Interior and the Director of the Bureau of Land Management.
            (4) 5 percent of amounts in the Fund shall be for the 
        purposes of addressing the Bureau of Indian Education school 
        construction and deferred maintenance backlogs, as determined 
        by the Secretary of the Interior and the Director of the Bureau 
        of Indian Education.
    (f) Limit on Use of Funds.--No more than 10 percent of the amounts 
in the Fund may be used for administrative costs incurred in 
implementing this Act.
    (g) Prohibited Use of Funds.--No amounts in the Fund shall be 
used--
            (1) for land acquisition;
            (2) to supplant discretionary funding made available for 
        the annually recurring facility operations, maintenance, and 
        construction needs of the entities for which amounts from the 
        Fund are allocated under subsection (e); or
            (3) for performance awards for Federal employees who are 
        employed in implementing this Act.
    (h) Submission to Congress.--The Secretary of the Interior shall 
submit to the Committees on Appropriations and Energy and Natural 
Resources of the Senate and to the Committees on Appropriations and 
Natural Resources in the House of Representatives, with the annual 
budget submission of the President, a list of projects for which the 
amounts in the Fund are allocated under this section, including a 
description of each such project.
    (i) Public Donations.--
            (1) In general.--The Secretary of the Interior, the 
        Director of the National Park Service, the Director of the 
        United States Fish and Wildlife Service, the Director of the 
        Bureau of Land Management, and the Assistant Secretary of 
        Indian Affairs may accept public cash or in-kind donations that 
        advance efforts--
                    (A) to reduce the deferred maintenance backlog of 
                the National Park Service, the national wildlife refuge 
                system maintenance backlog of the United States Fish 
                and Wildlife Service, the public access and recreation 
                backlog of the Bureau of Land Management, and the 
                school construction backlog of the Bureau of Indian 
                Education, respectively; and
                    (B) to encourage relevant public-private 
                partnerships.
            (2) Credits to fund.--Any cash donations accepted under 
        paragraph (1) shall be credited to, and form a part of, the 
        Fund.
            (3) Reporting.--Each donation received under paragraph (1) 
        that is used for, or directly related to, the reduction of the 
        deferred maintenance backlog of the National Park Service, the 
        national wildlife refuge system maintenance backlog of the 
        United States Fish and Wildlife Service, the public access and 
        recreation backlog of the Bureau of Land Management, and the 
        school construction backlog of the Bureau of Indian Education, 
        shall be included with the annual budget submission of the 
        President to Congress.
                                                 Union Calendar No. 875

115th CONGRESS

  2d Session

                               H. R. 6510

                     [Report No. 115-1088, Part I]

_______________________________________________________________________

                                 A BILL

 To establish, fund, and provide for the use of amounts in a National 
 Park Service and Public Lands Legacy Restoration Fund to address the 
 maintenance backlog of the National Park Service, United States Fish 
 and Wildlife Service, Bureau of Land Management, and Bureau of Indian 
                   Education, and for other purposes.

_______________________________________________________________________

                           December 28, 2018

 Committee on Education and the Workforce discharged; committed to the 
 Committee of the Whole House on the State of the Union and ordered to 
                               be printed

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