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109th Congress                                            Rept. 109-117
                        HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
 1st Session                                                     Part 1

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 SECURE RURAL SCHOOLS AND COMMUNITY SELF-DETERMINATION REAUTHORIZATION 
                              ACT OF 2005

                                _______
                                

                  June 9, 2005.--Ordered to be printed

                                _______
                                

  Mr. Pombo, from the Committee on Resources, submitted the following

                              R E P O R T

                        [To accompany H.R. 517]

      [Including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office]

  The Committee on Resources, to whom was referred the bill 
(H.R. 517) to reauthorize the Secure Rural Schools and 
Community Self-Determination Act of 2000, and for other 
purposes, having considered the same, report favorably thereon 
without amendment and recommend that the bill do pass.

                          Purpose of the Bill

    The purpose of H.R. 517 is to reauthorize the Secure Rural 
Schools and Community Self-Determination Act of 2000, and for 
other purposes.

                  Background and Need for Legislation

    During the 1990s, federal payments to states, local 
governments, and schools, which are mandated through several 
laws, were being severely affected by reductions in receipts 
collected from the sale of timber from national forests and 
certain Bureau of Land Management lands. These receipts, as 
well as the economies supported by the harvest of timber, were 
critical to rural education, transportation, and local 
economies. Payments to many counties and schools from receipt 
collections under the Twenty-five Percent Fund Act of 1908 (16 
U.S.C. 500), declined by an average of 70% from 1986 through 
1998.
    In 2000, Congress passed the Secure Rural Schools and 
Community Self Determination Act, Public Law 106-393. The Act 
restored historical payment levels made to states and counties 
from the federal government for road and school purposes. The 
Act benefits more than 700 counties in 39 states. Under certain 
conditions, it provides for the creation of citizen advisory 
committees, public lands projects, and county projects that 
meet specific criteria. The Secure Rural Schools and Community 
Self Determination Act provided for a six-year period to test 
new concepts for allocating funds, and for participation by 
citizens who have a vested interest in management of the public 
lands. However, the Act expires in 2006 and needs 
reauthorization.

                FEDERAL COMMITMENT TO RURAL COMMUNITIES

    It has been the intent and policy of the federal government 
to hold rural communities harmless for the creation of federal 
lands. In 1906 the Committee on Public Lands recognized that 
the presence of federal lands could create a hardship for many 
counties as they provided little revenue or commerce at that 
time. Therefore, in 1908 Congress created the Twenty-five 
Percent Fund Act to pay states and counties 25% of receipts 
collected from national forests. Payments were required to be 
spent on schools and roads. It was recognized that viable 
communities adjacent to the public lands, with adequate roads 
and schools, were essential to the development and preservation 
of these national treasures. The federal policy of holding 
counties harmless for the creation of adjacent public lands was 
reiterated in 1916 with the creation of the Oregon and 
California Grant Lands under the Chamberlain-Ferris Act, and 
again in 1937 with passage of the Oregon and California Grant 
Lands Act.

            THE SECURE RURAL SCHOOLS ACT'S RELATION TO PILT

    The relationship between the Secure Rural Schools Act and 
the Payments in Lieu of Taxes (PILT) law is such that payments 
made to a county in a previous year under the Secure Rural 
Schools Act can reduce the payment made to that same county 
under PILT (though the reduction in PILT is usually 
significantly less than the increase from the Secure Rural 
Schools Act). Therefore, a county that received significant 
increases under the Secure Rural Schools Act would likely 
experience a decrease in their PILT payments the following 
year. This results in more of the annual PILT appropriation to 
be available to counties that did not receive payments under 
the Secure Rural Schools Act. Those counties would have 
experienced an increase of approximately 9% in their PILT 
payments. Counties in the Interior West have historically 
received about 62% of all PILT payments. Counties in the East 
have received the second highest percentage of PILT payments, 
about 17%.

                            Committee Action

    H.R. 517 was introduced on February 2, 2005, by Congressman 
Greg Walden (R-OR). The bill was referred to the Committee on 
Resources, and within the Committee to the Subcommittee on 
Forests and Forest Health. The bill was also referred to the 
Committee on Agriculture. On May 11, 2005, the Subcommittee 
held a hearing on the bill. On May 18, 2005, the Full Resources 
Committee met to consider the bill. The Subcommittee was 
discharged from further consideration of the bill by unanimous 
consent. No amendments were offered and the bill was ordered 
favorably reported to the House of Representatives by unanimous 
consent.

                      Section-by-Section Analysis


Section 1. Short title.

    The Act may be cited as the ``Secure Rural Schools and 
Community Self-Determination Reauthorization Act of 2005.''

Section 2. Reauthorization of Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-
        Determination Act of 2000

    The section extends the Secure Rural Schools and Community 
Self-Determination Act through fiscal year 2013. It 
reauthorizes the resumption of receipts of 25 or 50 percent 
payments. The section also clarifies the source of payments to 
ensure full payments are made to eligible counties and states. 
The section extends the term for Resource Advisory Committee 
Members, and amends the contract pilot project by making it 
discretionary. Finally, it adds notification and reporting 
requirements for county projects authorized under Title III of 
Public Law 106-393.

            Committee Oversight Findings and Recommendations

    Regarding clause 2(b)(1) of rule X and clause 3(c)(1) of 
rule XIII of the Rules of the House of Representatives, the 
Committee on Resources' oversight findings and recommendations 
are reflected in the body of this report.

                  Federal Advisory Committee Statement

    The bill amends sections of the Secure Rural Schools Act 
regarding existing Resource Advisory Committees.

                   Constitutional Authority Statement

    Article I, section 8 of the Constitution of the United 
States grants Congress the authority to enact this bill.

                    Compliance With House Rule XIII

    1. Cost of Legislation. Clause 3(d)(2) of rule XIII of the 
Rules of the House of Representatives requires an estimate and 
a comparison by the Committee of the costs which would be 
incurred in carrying out this bill. However, clause 3(d)(3)(B) 
of that rule provides that this requirement does not apply when 
the Committee has included in its report a timely submitted 
cost estimate of the bill prepared by the Director of the 
Congressional Budget Office under section 402 of the 
Congressional Budget Act of 1974.
    2. Congressional Budget Act. As required by clause 3(c)(2) 
of rule XIII of the Rules of the House of Representatives and 
section 308(a) of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974, this 
bill does not contain any new budget authority, credit 
authority, or an increase or decrease in revenues or tax 
expenditures. According to the Congressional Budget Office, 
enactment of the bill will result in increased direct spending.
    3. General Performance Goals and Objectives. As required by 
clause 3(c)(4) of rule XIII, the general performance goal or 
objective of this bill is to reauthorize the Secure Rural 
Schools and Community Self-Determination Act of 2000, and for 
other purposes.
    4. Congressional Budget Office Cost Estimate. Under clause 
3(c)(3) of rule XIII of the Rules of the House of 
Representatives and section 403 of the Congressional Budget Act 
of 1974, the Committee has received the following cost estimate 
for this bill from the Director of the Congressional Budget 
Office:

H.R. 517--Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination 
        Reauthorization Act of 2005

    Summary: Under the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-
Determination Act, the federal government makes payments to 
states and counties that received a portion of the receipts 
from the sale of resources, particularly timber, on certain 
federal lands during fiscal years 1986 through 1999 . Under 
current law, the government's authority to make those payments 
will expire after fiscal year 2007. H.R. 517 would extend that 
authority for an additional seven years.
    CBO estimates that enacting H.R. 517 would increase direct 
spending by $3.2 billion over the 2008-2014 period. The bill 
would not affect revenues. H.R. 517 contains no 
intergovernmental or private-sector mandates as defined in the 
Unfunded Mandates Reform Act (UMRA) and would impose no costs 
on state, local, or tribal governments.
    Estimated Cost to the Federal Government: The estimated 
budgetary impact of H.R. 517 is shown in the following table. 
The costs of this legislation fall within budget functions 800 
(general government) and 300 (natural resources and 
environment).

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                                                          By fiscal year, in millions of dollars--
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                                             2006   2007   2008   2009   2010   2011   2012   2013   2014   2015
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                                                 DIRECT SPENDING

Spending Under Current Law:\(1)\
    Estimated Budget Authority............    520    526     90     85     88     89     92     94     97     98
    Estimated Outlays.....................    520    526     90     85     88     89     92     94     97     98
Proposed Changes:
    Estimated Budget Authority............      0      0    443    454    458    464    468    473    477      0
    Estimated Outlays.....................      0      0    443    454    458    464    468    473    477      0
Spending Under H.R. 517:
    Estimated Budget Authority............    520    526    533    539    546    553    560    567    574     98
    Estimated Outlays.....................    520    526    533    539    546    553    560    567    574    98
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\1\k The amounts shown for spending under current law include estimated payments to states and counties under
  the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act's existing activity through 2007, as well as
  additional receipt-sharing payments for the sale of resources on federal land.

    Basis of estimate: Offsetting receipts generated from the 
sale of resources on federal land are shared with states and 
counties based on formulas specific to the type of resources 
and land involved. H.R. 517 would affect payments to states and 
counties to share receipts from three types of federal land 
managed by the Forest Service or Bureau of Land Management: 
National Forest System (NFS) lands, Oregon and California 
Railroad grant lands, and Coos Bay Wagon Road (CBWR) grant 
lands.
    Eligible states and counties receive 25 percent of the 
receipts from the sale of resources on NFS land and 50 percent 
of receipts generated from Oregon and California grant lands 
and CBWR grant lands. Under the Secure Rural Schools and 
Community Self-Determination Act, however, a different payment 
process is in effect for certain counties. Under that act, 
instead of receiving payments based on current levels of 
receipts, eligible counties can choose to have payments based 
on historical levels over the 1986-1999 period.
    Under current law, the federal government's authority to 
make payments based on historical levels of receipts will 
expire after fiscal year 2007. H.R. 517 would extend that 
authority for an additional seven years. Based on recent 
payments to affected states and counties and considering 
anticipated inflation, CBO estimates that enacting H.R. 517 
would increase direct spending by $3.2 billion over the 2008-
2014 period.
    Intergovernmental and private-sector impact: H.R. 517 
contains no intergovernmental or private-sector mandates as 
defined in UMRA and would impose no costs on state, local, or 
tribal governments. Enacting this bill would benefit the states 
and counties that would receive the authorized payments. Any 
additional costs incurred by those counties to comply with the 
bill's new reporting requirements would be incurred 
voluntarily.
    Estimate prepared by: Federal Costs: Megan Carroll. Impact 
on State, Local, and Tribal Governments: Marjorie Miller. 
Impact on the Private Sector: Craig Cammarata.
    Estimate approved by: Peter H. Fontaine, Deputy Assistant 
Director for Budget Analysis.

                    Compliance With Public Law 104-4

    This bill contains no unfunded mandates.

                Preemption of State, Local or Tribal Law

    This bill is not intended to preempt any State, local or 
tribal law.

         Changes in Existing Law Made by the Bill, as Reported

  In compliance with clause 3(e) of rule XIII of the Rules of 
the House of Representatives, changes in existing law made by 
the bill, as reported, are shown as follows (existing law 
proposed to be omitted is enclosed in black brackets, new 
matter is printed in italic, existing law in which no change is 
proposed is shown in roman):

SECURE RURAL SCHOOLS AND COMMUNITY SELF-DETERMINATION ACT OF 2000

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SEC. 101. DETERMINATION OF FULL PAYMENT AMOUNT FOR ELIGIBLE STATES AND 
                    COUNTIES.

  (a) Calculation Required.--
          (1) Eligible states.--For fiscal years 2001 through 
        [2006] 2013, the Secretary of the Treasury shall 
        calculate for each eligible State that received a 25-
        percent payment during the eligibility period an amount 
        equal to the average of the three highest 25-percent 
        payments and safety net payments made to that eligible 
        State for the fiscal years of the eligibility period.
          (2) Bureau of land management counties.--For fiscal 
        years 2001 through [2006] 2013, the Secretary of the 
        Treasury shall calculate for each eligible county that 
        received a 50-percent payment during the eligibility 
        period an amount equal to the average of the three 
        highest 50-percent payments and safety net payments 
        made to that eligible county for the fiscal years of 
        the eligibility period.

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SEC. 102. PAYMENTS TO STATES FROM NATIONAL FOREST SYSTEM LANDS FOR USE 
                    BY COUNTIES TO BENEFIT PUBLIC EDUCATION AND 
                    TRANSPORTATION.

  (a) * * *
  (b) Election To Receive Payment Amount.--
          (1) Election; submission of results.--The election to 
        receive either the full payment amount or the 25-
        percent payment shall be made at the discretion of each 
        affected county and transmitted to the Secretary of the 
        Treasury by the Governor of a State.
          (2) Duration of election.--A county election to 
        receive the 25-percent payment, including such an 
        election made during the last quarter of fiscal year 
        2006 under this paragraph, shall be effective for two 
        fiscal years. When a county elects to receive the full 
        payment amount, such election shall be effective for 
        all the subsequent fiscal years through [fiscal year 
        2006] fiscal year 2013, except that the Secretary of 
        the Treasury shall give the county the opportunity to 
        elect, in writing during the last quarter of fiscal 
        year 2006, to begin receiving the 25-percent payment 
        effective with the payment for fiscal year 2007.
          (3) Source of payment amounts.--The payment to an 
        eligible State under this section for a fiscal year 
        shall be derived from any revenues, fees, penalties, or 
        miscellaneous receipts, exclusive of deposits to any 
        relevant [trust fund,] trust funds, permanent funds, or 
        special accounts, received by the Federal Government 
        from activities by the Forest Service on the Federal 
        lands described in section 3(1)(A) and, to the extent 
        of any shortfall, out of any funds in the Treasury not 
        otherwise appropriated. If the Secretary of the 
        Treasury determines that a shortfall is likely for a 
        fiscal year, all revenues, fees, penalties, and 
        miscellaneous receipts referred to in the preceding 
        sentence, exclusive of required deposits to relevant 
        trust funds, permanent funds, and special accounts, 
        that are received during that fiscal year shall be 
        reserved to make payments under this section for that 
        fiscal year.

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SEC. 103. PAYMENTS TO COUNTIES FROM BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT LANDS FOR 
                    USE TO BENEFIT PUBLIC SAFETY, LAW ENFORCEMENT, 
                    EDUCATION, AND OTHER PUBLIC PURPOSES.

  (a) * * *
  (b) Election To Receive Full Payment Amount.--
          (1) Election; duration.--The election to receive the 
        full payment amount shall be made at the discretion of 
        the county. Once the election is made, it shall be 
        effective for the fiscal year in which the election is 
        made and all subsequent fiscal years through [fiscal 
        year 2006] fiscal year 2013, except that the Secretary 
        of the Treasury shall give the county the opportunity 
        to elect, in writing during the last quarter of fiscal 
        year 2006, to begin receiving the 50-percent payment 
        effective with the payment for fiscal year 2007.
          (2) Source of payment amounts.--The payment to an 
        eligible county under this section for a fiscal year 
        shall be derived from any revenues, fees, penalties, or 
        miscellaneous receipts, exclusive of deposits to any 
        relevant trust [fund,] funds or permanent operating 
        funds, received by the Federal Government from 
        activities by the Bureau of Land Management on the 
        Federal lands described in section 3(1)(B) and, to the 
        extent of any shortfall, out of any funds in the 
        Treasury not otherwise appropriated. If the Secretary 
        of the Treasury determines that a shortfall is likely 
        for a fiscal year, all revenues, fees, penalties, and 
        miscellaneous receipts referred to in the preceding 
        sentence, exclusive of required deposits to relevant 
        trust funds and permanent operating funds, that are 
        received during that fiscal year shall be reserved to 
        make payments under this section for that fiscal year.

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TITLE II--SPECIAL PROJECTS ON FEDERAL LANDS

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SEC. 203. SUBMISSION OF PROJECT PROPOSALS.

  (a) Submission of Project Proposals to Secretary Concerned.--
          (1) Projects funded using project funds.--Not later 
        than September 30 for fiscal year 2001, and each 
        September 30 thereafter for each succeeding fiscal year 
        through fiscal year [2006] 2013, each resource advisory 
        committee shall submit to the Secretary concerned a 
        description of any projects that the resource advisory 
        committee proposes the Secretary undertake using any 
        project funds reserved by eligible counties in the area 
        in which the resource advisory committee has geographic 
        jurisdiction.

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SEC. 204. EVALUATION AND APPROVAL OF PROJECTS BY SECRETARY CONCERNED.

  (a) * * *

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  (e) Implementation of Approved Projects.--
          (1) * * *

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          (3) Merchantable material contracting pilot 
        program.--
                  (A) Establishment.--[The Secretary concerned 
                shall establish a pilot program to implement a 
                certain percentage of approved projects] At the 
                request of a resource advisory committee, the 
                Secretary concerned may establish a pilot 
                program to implement one or more of the 
                projects proposed by the resource advisory 
                committee under section 203 involving the sale 
                of merchantable material using separate 
                contracts for--
                          (i) * * *

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                  [(B) Annual percentages.--Under the pilot 
                program, the Secretary concerned shall ensure 
                that, on a nationwide basis, not less than the 
                following percentage of all approved projects 
                involving the sale of merchantable material are 
                implemented using separate contracts:
                          [(i) For fiscal year 2001, 15 
                        percent.
                          [(ii) For fiscal year 2002, 25 
                        percent.
                          [(iii) For fiscal year 2003, 25 
                        percent.
                          [(iv) For fiscal year 2004, 50 
                        percent.
                          [(v) For fiscal year 2005, 50 
                        percent.
                          [(vi) For fiscal year 2006, 50 
                        percent.]
                  [(C)] (B) Inclusion in pilot program.--The 
                decision whether to use separate contracts to 
                implement a project involving the sale of 
                merchantable material shall be made [by the 
                Secretary concerned] after the approval of the 
                project under this title.
                  [(D)] (C) Assistance.--The Secretary 
                concerned may use funds from any appropriated 
                account available to the Secretary for the 
                Federal lands to assist in the administration 
                of projects conducted under [the pilot program] 
                pilot programs established under subparagraph 
                (A). The total amount obligated under this 
                subparagraph may not exceed $1,000,000 for any 
                fiscal year during which [the pilot program is] 
                pilot programs are in effect.
                  [(E)] (D) Review and report.--Not later than 
                September 30, 2003, the Comptroller General 
                shall submit to the Committee on Agriculture, 
                Nutrition, and Forestry of the Senate, the 
                Committee on Energy and Natural Resources of 
                the Senate, the Committee on Agriculture of the 
                House of Representatives, and the Committee on 
                Resources of the House of Representatives a 
                report assessing the pilot program. The 
                Secretary concerned shall submit to such 
                committees an annual report describing the 
                results of the pilot program.

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SEC. 205. RESOURCE ADVISORY COMMITTEES.

  (a) Establishment and Purpose of Resource Advisory 
Committees.--
          (1) * * *

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          (3) Access to resource advisory committees.--To 
        ensure that each unit of Federal land has access to a 
        resource advisory committee, and that there is 
        sufficient interest in participation on a committee to 
        ensure that membership can be balanced in terms of the 
        points of view represented and the functions to be 
        performed, the Secretary concerned may[,] establish 
        resource advisory committees for part of, or one or 
        more, units of Federal lands.

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  (c) Appointment by the Secretary.--
          (1) Appointment and term.--The Secretary concerned, 
        shall appoint the members of resource advisory 
        committees for a term of 3 years beginning on the date 
        of appointment. [The Secretary concerned may reappoint 
        members to] A member of a resource advisory committee 
        may be reappointed for one or more subsequent 3-year 
        terms. Section 1803(c) of Food and Agriculture Act of 
        1977 (7 U.S.C. 2283(c)) shall not apply to a resource 
        advisory committee established by the Secretary of 
        Agriculture.

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SEC. 207. AVAILABILITY OF PROJECT FUNDS.

  (a) Submission of Proposed Projects To Obligate Funds.--By 
September 30 of each fiscal year through fiscal year [2006] 
2013, a resource advisory committee shall submit to the 
Secretary concerned pursuant to section 203(a)(1) a sufficient 
number of project proposals that, if approved, would result in 
the obligation of at least the full amount of the project funds 
reserved by the participating county in the preceding fiscal 
year.

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SEC. 208. TERMINATION OF AUTHORITY.

  The authority to initiate projects under this title shall 
terminate on September 30, [2006] 2013. Any project funds not 
obligated by September 30, [2007] 2014, shall be deposited in 
the Treasury of the United States.

                       TITLE III--COUNTY PROJECTS


SEC. 301. DEFINITIONS.

  In this title:
          (1) * * *

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          (3) Secretary concerned.--The term ``Secretary 
        concerned'' means--
                  (A) the Secretary of Agriculture or the 
                designee of the Secretary of Agriculture, with 
                respect to county funds reserved under section 
                102(d)(1)(B)(ii) for expenditure in accordance 
                with this title;
                  (B) the Secretary of the Interior or the 
                designee of the Secretary of the Interior, with 
                respect to county funds reserved under section 
                103(c)(1)(B)(ii) for expenditure in accordance 
                with this title.

SEC. 302. USE OF COUNTY FUNDS.

  (a) * * *
  (b) Authorized Uses.--
          (1) Search, rescue, and emergency services.--[An 
        eligible county] A participating county or applicable 
        sheriff's department may use these funds as 
        reimbursement for search and rescue and other emergency 
        services, including fire fighting, performed on Federal 
        lands and paid for by the county.
          (2) Community service work camps.--[An eligible 
        county] A participating county may use these funds as 
        reimbursement for all or part of the costs incurred by 
        the county to pay the salaries and benefits of county 
        employees who supervise adults or juveniles performing 
        mandatory community service on Federal lands.
          (3) Easement purchases.--[An eligible county] A 
        participating county may use these funds to acquire--
                  (A) * * *

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          (4) Forest related educational opportunities.--[A 
        county] A participating county may use these funds to 
        establish and conduct forest-related after school 
        programs.
          (5) Fire prevention and county planning.--A [county] 
        A participating county may use these funds for--
                  (A) * * *

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          (6) Community forestry.--A [county] A participating 
        county may use these funds towards non-Federal cost-
        share requirements of section 9 of the Cooperative 
        Forestry Assistance Act of 1978 (16 U.S.C. 2105).
  (c) Notification and Reporting Requirements.--
          (1) Notification.--Not later than 90 days after the 
        end of each fiscal year during which county funds are 
        obligated for projects under this title, the 
        participating county shall submit to the Secretary 
        concerned written notification specifying--
                  (A) each project for which the participating 
                county obligated county funds during that 
                fiscal year;
                  (B) the authorized use specified in 
                subsection (b) that the project satisfies; and
                  (C) the amount of county funds obligated or 
                expended under the project during that fiscal 
                year, including expenditures on Federal lands, 
                State lands, and private lands.
          (2) Review.--The Secretary concerned shall review the 
        notifications submitted under paragraph (1) for a 
        fiscal year for the purpose of assessing the success of 
        participating counties in achieving the purposes of 
        this title.
          (3) Annual report.--The Secretary concerned shall 
        prepare an annual report containing the results of the 
        most-recent review conducted under paragraph (2) and a 
        summary of the notifications covered by the review.
          (4) Submission of report.--The report required by 
        paragraph (3) for a fiscal year shall be submitted to 
        the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry 
        and the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources of 
        the Senate and the Committee on Agriculture and the 
        Committee on Resources of the House of Representatives 
        not later than 150 days after the end of that fiscal 
        year.

SEC. 303. TERMINATION OF AUTHORITY.

  The authority to initiate projects under this title shall 
terminate on September 30, [2006] 2013. Any county funds not 
obligated by September 30, [2007] 2014, shall be available to 
be expended by the county for the uses identified in section 
302(b).

                   TITLE IV--MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS

SEC. 401. AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.

  There are hereby authorized to be appropriated such sums as 
may be necessary to carry out this Act for fiscal years 2001 
through [2006] 2013.

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