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113th Congress   }                                   {    Rept. 113-706
                        HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
 2d Session      }                                   {     Part 1
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     FEDERAL LANDS RECREATION ENHANCEMENT MODERNIZATION ACT OF 2014

                                _______
                                

 December 22, 2014.--Committed to the Committee of the Whole House on 
            the State of the Union and ordered to be printed

                                _______
                                

 Mr. Hastings of Washington, from the Committee on Natural Resources, 
                        submitted the following

                              R E P O R T

                        [To accompany H.R. 5204]

    The Committee on Natural Resources, to whom was referred 
the bill (H.R. 5204) to amend the Federal Lands Recreation 
Enhancement Act to improve recreation opportunities and 
increase consistency and accountability in the collection and 
expenditure of recreation fees collected on public lands and 
forests, 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. 5204 is to amend the Federal Lands 
Recreation Enhancement Act to improve recreation opportunities 
and increase consistency and accountability in the collection 
and expenditure of recreation fees collected on public lands 
and forests.

                  Background and Need for Legislation

    Various forms of recreation fees have been charged on 
federal lands since the early 1900s, when the first $5 
automobile ``entrance fee'' was charged in Mount Rainier 
National Park. Prior to 1996, most fee revenue was deposited 
into the U.S. Treasury. Then, in 1996, Congress enacted Section 
315 of the Fiscal Year 1996 Interior and Related Agencies 
Appropriations Act (Public Law 104-134) which directed the 
National Park Service, Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Fish 
and Wildlife Service, and the U.S. Forest Service (USFS) to 
implement a fee program ``to demonstrate the feasibility of 
user generated cost recovery for the operation and maintenance 
of recreation areas or sites and habitat enhancement projects 
on Federal lands,'' known as Fee Demo. The program was 
subsequently extended through December 30, 2005. However, on 
December 8, 2004, the Consolidated Appropriations Act 2005 
(Public Law 108-447, Division J, Title VIII) was enacted, which 
repealed Fee Demo and enacted the Federal Lands Recreation 
Enhancement Act (FLREA).
    H.R. 5204 extends FLREA through December 31, 2020, and more 
clearly defines and limits where the agencies can charge fees, 
as well as improves consistency, accountability and 
transparency in the collection and expenditure of Federal 
recreation fees. The legislation maintains the basic principle 
that those who have the opportunity to visit Federal recreation 
sites, and benefit from the amenities and services provided, 
should contribute more than those who choose not to visit. A 
principle House Report 92-742 persuasively conveys:
          Most members of the committee believe that those 
        people who are fortunate enough to be able to take the 
        time to use and enjoy these areas ought to be willing 
        to help, to some reasonable degree, to defray the cost 
        of providing them with these opportunities. No one 
        wants to price anyone out of these outdoor areas, but 
        neither do they want to unduly burden those who never 
        visit such areas--either for economic or other 
        reasons--with all of the costs of making these areas 
        and their related facilities available.
    Revenue from recreation fees does not replace 
appropriations for the basic operation and maintenance of 
Federal recreational lands but, they do provide the agencies 
with additional revenue solely to enhance visitors' experiences 
on Federal lands, and improve and increase recreational 
opportunities.
    FLREA attempted to address public concerns about Fee Demo 
and H.R 5204 makes additional changes to FLREA to continue to 
refine and improve the Federal fee collection program. While 
there have been advances in the program over the past 10 years, 
Committee on Natural Resources hearings revealed that there are 
still areas that need improvement. Witnesses identified several 
key areas for improvement including: concern about the 
agencies' broad interpretation of where fees can be charged; a 
lack of transparency and consistency in the fee program; 
concessioner acceptance of national passes; the difficulty and 
expense of obtaining special recreation permits; and concern 
over how revenue is spent.
    H.R. 5204 improves consistency by specifying that FLREA is 
the primary recreation fee authority. It clarifies and further 
limits how and when BLM and USFS can charge day use fees 
(formerly standard amenity fees) and ends the ability of the 
agencies to charge for large areas with few amenities by 
clearly defining what a site and an area are, and what 
amenities are required. Further, to ensure that the agencies do 
not add unnecessary facilities just to make an area qualify for 
a fee, the legislation requires that the agency show that 
facilities are needed to accommodate heavy use before a fee may 
be charged.
    To further improve consistency, the legislation gives the 
relevant Secretary the authority to determine where a fee is 
collected, but also requires the Secretary to develop a 
standardized entrance and day use fee rate structure for 
similar types of areas if a fee is required. As a further limit 
on the agency's ability to unilaterally increase and create new 
fees, any such new fees or changes would now require 
Congressional approval.
    Concessioners across the federal lands help improve the 
recreation experience of millions of visitors each year by 
providing goods and services. H.R. 5204 provides clearer 
authority for concessions to operate on some BLM lands while 
also providing the American public an opportunity to provide 
comment on any new proposed concession-operated sites. The 
legislation also allows the relevant Secretary to require 
concessioners to accept passes for discounts at day use sites 
and campgrounds when the concessioner can be reimbursed for 
accepting the pass.
    H.R. 5204 makes significant changes, and limits and 
clarifies how special recreation permits can be issued. It 
provides clear authorization to permit outfitters and guides, 
and specifies how they are to be charged for their permit. The 
legislation simplifies and streamlines the process of obtaining 
a permit by providing a National Environmental Policy Act 
exclusion for permits for existing activities and uses, as well 
as for permit reauthorization. It also allows the agencies to 
spend permit revenue to increase capacity to issue new permits. 
To encourage better stewardship and help decrease deferred 
maintenance needs, the legislation requires the Secretaries to 
develop a program that allows permit holders to perform 
approved service on the public lands in lieu of part of their 
fee.
    The legislation further clarifies that fee revenue must be 
spent to directly improve a visitor's recreation experience. It 
ensures that visitors who pay fees see the benefit of those 
fees by changing the minimum amount retained at a collecting 
site from 80% to 90%. It also reduces the amount that the 
agencies can spend on overhead from 15% to 5% and on direct 
collection costs from unlimited amounts to 20%.
    Last, H.R. 5204 improves transparency by requiring the 
agencies to report annually. It specifies that the agencies 
must provide clear reporting on the amounts collected and what 
projects the revenue is spent on. The agencies are required to 
post the information clearly on the agency's website.
    Recreation fees have become an important source of funding 
to ensure that high quality recreation experiences are 
available on federal recreational lands and waters. H.R. 5204 
maintains the core of the fee program but also makes important 
and substantial changes to limit how and where fees can be 
charged, improve consistency, increase accountability, enhance 
transparency and ensure that recreation users that pay fees 
directly benefit from the fees they pay.

                            Committee Action

    H.R. 5204 was introduced on July 25, 2014, by Congressman 
Rob Bishop (R-UT) and was referred to the Committee on Natural 
Resources. The bill was also referred to the Committee on 
Agriculture. On July 30, 2014, the Natural Resources Committee 
met to consider the bill. No amendments were offered, and the 
bill was adopted and ordered favorably reported to the House of 
Representatives by unanimous consent.

            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 Natural Resources' oversight findings and 
recommendations are reflected in the body of this report.

                    Compliance With House Rule XIII

    1. Cost of Legislation. Clause 3(d)(1) 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)(2)(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. 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 
requested but not received a cost estimate for this bill from 
the Director of the Congressional Budget Office. The Committee 
believes that enactment of this bill will not have a 
significant effect on the federal budget.
    2. Section 308(a) of 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.
    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 amend the Federal Lands Recreation 
Enhancement Act to improve recreation opportunities and 
increase consistency and accountability in the collection and 
expenditure of recreation fees collected on public lands and 
forests.

                           Earmark Statement

    This bill does not contain any Congressional earmarks, 
limited tax benefits, or limited tariff benefits as defined 
under clause 9(e), 9(f), and 9(g) of rule XXI of the Rules of 
the House of Representatives.

                    Compliance With Public Law 104-4

    This bill contains no unfunded mandates.

                       Compliance With H. Res. 5

    Directed Rule Making. The Chairman does not believe that 
this bill directs any executive branch official to conduct any 
specific rule-making proceedings.
    Duplication of Existing Programs. This bill does not 
establish or reauthorize a program of the federal government 
known to be duplicative of another program. Such program was 
not included in any report from the Government Accountability 
Office to Congress pursuant to section 21 of Public Law 111-139 
or identified in the most recent Catalog of Federal Domestic 
Assistance published pursuant to the Federal Program 
Information Act (Public Law 95-220, as amended by Public Law 
98-169) as relating to other programs.

                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):

FEDERAL LANDS RECREATION ENHANCEMENT ACT

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DIVISION J--OTHER MATTERS

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TITLE VIII--FEDERAL LANDS RECREATION ENHANCEMENT ACT

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SEC. 802. DEFINITIONS.

   In [this Act] this title:
          [(1) Standard amenity recreation fee.--The term 
        ``standard amenity recreation fee'' means the 
        recreation fee authorized by section 3(f).
          [(2) Expanded amenity recreation fee.--The term 
        ``expanded amenity recreation fee'' means the 
        recreation fee authorized by section 3(g).]
          (1) Day use fee.--The term ``day use fee'' means the 
        recreation fee authorized by section 803(f).
          (2) Amenity fee.--The term ``amenity fee'' means the 
        recreation fee authorized by section 803(g).
          (3) Entrance fee.--The term ``entrance fee'' means 
        the recreation fee authorized to be charged to enter 
        onto lands managed by the National Park Service or the 
        United States Fish and Wildlife Service.
          (4) Federal land management agency.--The term 
        ``Federal land management agency'' or ``agency'' means 
        the National Park Service, the United States Fish and 
        Wildlife Service, the Bureau of Land Management, the 
        Bureau of Reclamation, or the Forest Service.
          (5) Federal recreational lands and waters.--The term 
        ``Federal recreational lands and waters'' means lands 
        or waters managed by a Federal land management agency.
          (6) National parks and federal recreational lands 
        pass.--The term ``National Parks and Federal 
        Recreational Lands Pass'' means the interagency 
        national pass authorized by [section 5] section 805.
          (7) Passholder.--The term ``passholder'' means the 
        person who is issued a recreation pass.
          (8) Recreation fee.--The term ``recreation fee'' 
        means an entrance fee, [standard amenity recreation 
        fee, expanded amenity recreation fee] day use fee, 
        amenity fee, or special recreation permit fee.
          (9) Recreation pass.--The term ``recreation pass'' 
        means the National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands 
        Pass or one of the other recreation passes available as 
        authorized by [section 5] section 805.
          (10) Recreation service provider.--The term 
        ``recreation service provider'' means any entity that 
        provides any recreation service on Federal recreational 
        lands and waters for which the provider charges a fee 
        for the service.
          [(10)] (11) Secretary.--The term ``Secretary'' 
        means--
                  (A) the Secretary of the Interior, with 
                respect to a Federal land management agency 
                (other than the Forest Service); and
                  (B) the Secretary of Agriculture, with 
                respect to the Forest Service.
          [(11)] (12) Secretaries.--The term ``Secretaries'' 
        means the Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary 
        of Agriculture acting jointly.
          [(12)] (13) Special account.--The term ``special 
        account'' means the special account established in the 
        Treasury under [section 7] section 807 for a Federal 
        land management agency.
          [(13)] (14) Special recreation permit fee.--The term 
        ``special recreation permit fee'' means the fee 
        authorized by [section 3(h)] section 803(h).
          (15) Unit.--The term ``unit'' means an individual 
        unit of the National Park System, National Forest 
        System, National Wildlife Refuge System, or similar 
        area.

SEC. 803. RECREATION FEE AUTHORITY.

  (a) Authority of Secretary.--Beginning in fiscal year 2005 
and thereafter, the Secretary may establish, modify, charge, 
and collect recreation fees at Federal recreational lands and 
waters only as provided for in this section.
  (b) Basis for Recreation Fees.--Recreation fees shall be 
established in a manner consistent with the following criteria:
          (1) The amount of the recreation fee shall be 
        commensurate with the benefits and services provided to 
        the visitor.
          (2) The Secretary shall consider the aggregate effect 
        of recreation fees on recreation users and recreation 
        service providers.
          (3) The Secretary shall consider comparable fees 
        charged elsewhere and by other public agencies and by 
        nearby private sector operators.
          (4) The Secretary shall consider the public policy or 
        management objectives served by the recreation fee.
          [(5) The Secretary shall obtain input from the 
        appropriate Recreation Resource Advisory Committee, as 
        provided in section 4(d).
          [(6) The Secretary shall consider such other factors 
        or criteria as determined appropriate by the 
        Secretary.]
          (5) The Secretary shall consider access to recreation 
        opportunities.
  (c) Special Considerations.--The Secretary shall establish 
the minimum number of recreation fees and shall avoid the 
collection of multiple or layered recreation fees for similar 
uses, activities, or programs.
  (d) Limitations on Recreation Fees.--
          (1) Prohibition on fees for certain activities or 
        services.--The Secretary shall not charge any [standard 
        amenity recreation fee or expanded amenity recreation 
        fee] day use fee or amenity fee for Federal 
        recreational lands and waters administered by the 
        Bureau of Land Management, the Forest Service, or the 
        Bureau of Reclamation under [this Act] this title for 
        any of the following:
                  [(A) Solely for parking, undesignated 
                parking, or picnicking along roads or 
                trailsides.
                  [(B) For general access unless specifically 
                authorized under this section.
                  [(C) For dispersed areas with low or no 
                investment unless specifically authorized under 
                this section.
                  [(D) For persons who are driving through, 
                walking through, boating through, horseback 
                riding through, or hiking through Federal 
                recreational lands and waters without using the 
                facilities and services.
                  [(E) For camping at undeveloped sites that do 
                not provide a minimum number of facilities and 
                services as described in subsection (g)(2)(A).
                  [(F) For use of overlooks or scenic 
                pullouts.]
                  (A) For any site, area, or activity, except 
                as specifically authorized under this section.
                  [(G)] (B) For travel by private, 
                noncommercial vehicle over any national parkway 
                or any road or highway established as a [part 
                of the Federal-aid System] Federal-aid highway, 
                as defined in section 101 of title 23, United 
                States Code, which is commonly used by the 
                public as a means of travel between two places 
                either or both of which are outside any unit or 
                area at which recreation fees are charged under 
                this Act
                  [(H)] (C) For travel by private, 
                noncommercial vehicle, boat, or aircraft over 
                any road or highway, waterway, or airway to any 
                land in which such person has any property 
                right if such land is within any unit or area 
                at which recreation fees are charged under this 
                Act
                  [(I)] (D) For any person who has a right of 
                access for hunting or fishing privileges under 
                a specific provision of law or treaty.
                  [(J)] (E) For any person who is engaged in 
                the conduct of official Federal, State, Tribal, 
                or local government business.
                  [(K)] (F) For special attention or extra 
                services necessary to meet the needs of the 
                disabled.
          (2) Relation to fees for use of highways or roads.--
        An entity that pays a special recreation permit fee or 
        similar permit fee shall not be subject to a road cost-
        sharing fee or a fee for the use of highways or roads 
        that are open to private, noncommercial use within the 
        boundaries of any Federal recreational lands or waters, 
        as authorized under section 6 of Public Law 88-657 (16 
        U.S.C. 537; commonly known as the Forest Roads and 
        Trails Act).
          (3) Prohibition on fees for certain persons or 
        places.--The Secretary shall not charge an entrance fee 
        or [standard amenity recreation fee] day use fee for 
        the following:
                  (A) Any person under 16 years of age.
                  (B) Outings conducted for noncommercial 
                [educational purposes by schools or bona fide 
                academic institutions], non-recreational 
                educational purposes by schools or bona fide 
                academic institutions when the students are 
                pursuing academic credit and the Secretary has 
                provided prior approval for a fee waiver.
                  (C) The U.S.S. Arizona Memorial, Independence 
                National Historical Park, any unit of the 
                National Park System within the District of 
                Columbia, or Arlington House-Robert E. Lee 
                National Memorial.
                  (D) The Flight 93 National Memorial.
                  (E) Entrance on other routes into the Great 
                Smoky Mountains National Park or any part 
                thereof unless fees are charged for entrance 
                into that park on main highways and 
                thoroughfares.
                  (F) Entrance on units of the National Park 
                System containing deed restrictions on charging 
                fees.
                  (G) An area or unit covered under section 203 
                of the Alaska National Interest Lands 
                Conservation Act (Public Law 96-487; 16 U.S.C. 
                410hh-2), with the exception of Denali National 
                Park and Preserve.
                  (H) A unit of the National Wildlife Refuge 
                System created, expanded, or modified by the 
                Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act 
                (Public Law 96-487).
                  (I) Any person who visits a unit or area 
                under the jurisdiction of the United States 
                Fish and Wildlife Service and who has been 
                issued a valid migratory bird hunting and 
                conservation stamp issued under section 2 of 
                the Act of March 16, 1934 (16 U.S.C. 718b; 
                commonly known as the Duck Stamp Act).
                  (J) Any person engaged in a nonrecreational 
                activity authorized under a valid permit issued 
                under any other Act, including a valid grazing 
                permit.
          (4) No restriction on recreation opportunities.--
        Nothing in [this Act] this title shall limit the use of 
        recreation opportunities only to areas designated for 
        collection of recreation fees.
  (e) Entrance Fee.--
          (1) Authorized sites for entrance fees.--The 
        Secretary of the Interior may charge an entrance fee 
        for a unit of the National Park System, including a 
        national monument administered by the National Park 
        Service, or for a unit of the National Wildlife Refuge 
        System.
          (2) Policies.--The Secretary shall--
                  (A) treat a motorcycle or snowmobile, when 
                used as transportation to enter a unit, as a 
                motor vehicle for the purposes of collecting 
                entrance fees and shall charge a consistent per 
                vehicle rate; and
                  (B) determine, by agency, a nationally 
                consistent entrance fee policy and 
                corresponding rate structure, including a 
                schedule for general visitors, commercial and 
                noncommercial recreational tours or groups, and 
                commercial air tours.
          (3) Transportation services.--At a unit of the 
        National Park System where the Secretary provides a 
        transportation service, either as a Government service 
        or through agreement or contract, the Secretary may 
        charge transportation users a transportation fee alone 
        (consistent with section 501 of the National Park 
        Omnibus Management Act of 1998 (16 U.S.C. 5981) and 
        other authorities) or in combination with an entrance 
        fee. However, the transportation fee or combined 
        transportation and entrance fee may not exceed the 
        entrance fee charged at other similar units as 
        identified in the national entrance fee policy under 
        paragraph (2)(B).
          [(2)] (4) Prohibited sites.--The Secretary shall not 
        charge an entrance fee for Federal recreational lands 
        and waters managed by the Bureau of Land Management, 
        the Bureau of Reclamation, or the Forest Service.
  [(f) Standard Amenity Recreation Fee.--Except as limited by 
subsection (d), the Secretary may charge a standard amenity 
recreation fee for Federal recreational lands and waters under 
the jurisdiction of the Bureau of Land Management, the Bureau 
of Reclamation, or the Forest Service, but only at the 
following:
          [(1) A National Conservation Area.
          [(2) A National Volcanic Monument.
          [(3) A destination visitor or interpretive center 
        that provides a broad range of interpretive services, 
        programs, and media.
          [(4) An area--
                  [(A) that provides significant opportunities 
                for outdoor recreation;
                  [(B) that has substantial Federal 
                investments;
                  [(C) where fees can be efficiently collected; 
                and
                  [(D) that contains all of the following 
                amenities:
                          [(i) Designated developed parking.
                          [(ii) A permanent toilet facility.
                          [(iii) A permanent trash receptacle.
                          [(iv) Interpretive sign, exhibit, or 
                        kiosk.
                          [(v) Picnic tables.
                          [(vi) Security services.]
  (f) Day Use Fee.--
          (1) Authorized sites for day use fees.--The Secretary 
        may charge a day use fee for Federal recreational lands 
        and waters under the jurisdiction of the Bureau of Land 
        Management, the Bureau of Reclamation, or the Forest 
        Service at the following:
                  (A) A National Conservation Area.
                  (B) A National Volcanic Monument.
                  (C) A destination visitor or interpretive 
                center that provides a broad range of 
                interpretative services, programs and media.
                  (D) Sites of concentrated public use that are 
                managed primarily for outdoor recreation 
                purposes where there has been a substantial 
                Federal investment in facilities and services 
                that are necessary to accommodate heavy public 
                use, public access to the site is provided in 
                such a manner that fees can be effectively 
                collected at one or more centralized locations, 
                the site has regularly serviced and well 
                maintained toilet facilities and contains at 
                least four of the following:
                          (i) Designated developed parking.
                          (ii) Trash collection.
                          (iii) Permanent interpretative 
                        materials.
                          (iv) Picnic tables.
                          (v) Routine presence of agency 
                        personnel.
          (2) Single fee for multiple sites.--If there are two 
        or more sites of concentrated public use located within 
        one-half mile of each other, the Secretary may charge a 
        single day use fee for the sites and the area between 
        the sites.
          (3) Policy.--The Secretary shall determine, by 
        agency, a nationally consistent day use fee policy and 
        rate structure.
          (4) Initial implementation.--
                  (A) Initial list of fee sites.--No later than 
                180 days after the date of the enactment of the 
                Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement 
                Modernization Act of 2014, the Secretary 
                shall--
                          (i) publish in the Federal Register 
                        and on the agency's website a list of 
                        all sites for which day use fees are 
                        proposed to be collected; and
                          (ii) provide a 60-day public comment 
                        period regarding such list.
                  (B) Final list of fee sites.--No later than 
                120 days after the close of the public comment 
                period required by subparagraph (A)(ii), the 
                Secretary shall publish in the Federal Register 
                and on the agency's website the final list of 
                sites for which day use fees are to be 
                collected.
          (5) Transition.--The Secretary may continue to 
        collect fees in effect on the date of the enactment of 
        Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement Modernization Act 
        of 2014 for a period not to exceed 180 days from the 
        date the final list of day use fee sites is published 
        pursuant to paragraph (4)(B). However, the Secretary 
        may not increase or impose new fees using this 
        transition authority.
  (g)  [Expanded Amenity Recreation] Amenity Fee.--
          [(1) NPS and usfws authority.--Except as limited by 
        subsection (d), the Secretary of the Interior may 
        charge an expanded amenity recreation fee, either in 
        addition to an entrance fee or by itself, at Federal 
        recreational lands and waters under the jurisdiction of 
        the National Park Service or the United States Fish and 
        Wildlife Service when the Secretary of the Interior 
        determines that the visitor uses a specific or 
        specialized facility, equipment, or service.]
          [(2)] (1) Other federal land management agencies.--
        Except as limited by subsection (d), the Secretary may 
        charge an [expanded amenity recreation fee, either in 
        addition to a standard amenity fee] amenity fee, either 
        in addition to a day use fee or entrance fee or by 
        itself, at Federal recreational lands and waters [under 
        the jurisdiction of the Forest Service, the Bureau of 
        Land Management, or the Bureau of Reclamation, but 
        only] for the following facilities or services:
                  (A) Use of developed campgrounds that provide 
                at least a majority of the following:
                          (i) [Tent] Developed tent or trailer 
                        spaces.
                          (ii) Picnic tables.
                          (iii) Drinking water.
                          (iv) Access roads.
                          (v) The collection of the fee by an 
                        employee or agent of the Federal land 
                        management agency.
                          (vi) Reasonable visitor protection.
                          [(vii) Refuse containers.
                          [(viii) Toilet facilities.
                          [(ix) Simple devices for containing a 
                        campfire.]
                          (vii) Trash collection.
                          (viii) Regularly serviced and well 
                        maintained toilet facilities.
                  (B) Use of highly developed boat launches 
                with specialized facilities or services such as 
                mechanical or hydraulic boat lifts or 
                facilities, multi-lane paved ramps, paved 
                parking, restrooms and other improvements such 
                as boarding floats, loading ramps, or fish 
                cleaning stations.
                  (C) Rental of cabins, boats, stock animals, 
                lookouts, historic structures, group day-use or 
                overnight sites, audio tour devices, portable 
                sanitation devices, binoculars or other 
                equipment.
                  (D) Use of hookups for electricity, cable, or 
                sewer.
                  (E) Use of sanitary dump stations when the 
                user has not paid an amenity fee under 
                subparagraph (A) the prior night.
                  [(F) Participation in an enhanced 
                interpretive program or special tour.]
                  (F) Highly specialized interpretative 
                programs; guided walks, talks, and tours of 
                substantial length; programs that require 
                specialized equipment; specialized non-public 
                programs; and other interpretative services for 
                which the Secretary incurs significant costs. 
                However, before the Secretary may charge a fee 
                for interpretative programs, the Secretary 
                shall identify basic interpretative programs 
                and services, including tours required to 
                provide basic visitor access to a primary 
                resource in a unit, that will be provided free 
                of charge.
                  (G) Use of reservation services.
                  (H) Use of transportation services subject to 
                subsection (e)(3).
                  (I) Use of areas where emergency medical or 
                first-aid services are administered from 
                facilities staffed by public employees or 
                employees under a contract or reciprocal 
                agreement with the Federal Government.
                  (J) Use of developed swimming sites or hot 
                spring that provide at least a majority of the 
                following:
                          (i) Bathhouse with showers and [flush 
                        toilets] regularly serviced and well 
                        maintained toilets.
                          (ii) [Refuse containers] Trash 
                        collection.
                          (iii) Picnic areas.
                          (iv) Paved parking.
                          (v) Attendants, including lifeguards 
                        or swimming instructors.
                          (vi) Floats encompassing the swimming 
                        area.
                          (vii) Swimming deck.
          (2) National park service and united states fish and 
        wildlife service additional authority.--Except as 
        limited by subsection (d), the Secretary may charge an 
        additional amenity fee at Federal recreational lands 
        and waters under the jurisdiction of the National Park 
        Service and the United States Fish and Wildlife Service 
        when the Secretary determines that the visitor uses a 
        specific or specialized facility, equipment, or service 
        not otherwise included under paragraph (1).
  [(h) Special Recreation Permit Fee.--The Secretary may issue 
a special recreation permit, and charge a special recreation 
permit fee in connection with the issuance of the permit, for 
specialized recreation uses of Federal recreational lands and 
waters, such as group activities, recreation events, motorized 
recreational vehicle use.]
  (h) Special Recreation Permit and Fee.--
          (1) In general.--The Secretary may--
                  (A) issue a special recreation permit for 
                Federal recreational lands and waters; and
                  (B) charge a special recreation permit fee in 
                connection with the issuance of the permit.
          (2) Special recreation permits.--The Secretary may 
        issue special recreation permits in the following 
        circumstances:
                  (A) For specialized individual and group use 
                of Federal facilities and Federal recreational 
                lands and waters, such as, but not limited to, 
                use of special areas or areas where use is 
                allocated, motorized recreational vehicle use, 
                and group activities or events.
                  (B) To recreation service providers who 
                conduct outfitting, guiding, and other 
                recreation services on Federal recreational 
                lands and waters managed by the Forest Service, 
                Bureau of Land Management, Bureau of 
                Reclamation, and the United States Fish and 
                Wildlife Service.
                  (C) To recreation service providers who 
                conduct recreation or competitive events, which 
                may involve incidental sales on Federal 
                recreational lands and waters managed by the 
                Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management, 
                Bureau of Reclamation, and the United States 
                Fish and Wildlife Service.
          (3) Reduction in federal costs.--To reduce Federal 
        costs in administering this subsection, the issuance of 
        a new special recreation permit for activities under 
        paragraph (2)(B) that have been considered under 
        previous analysis or that are similar to existing uses 
        or are not inconsistent with approved uses and will not 
        substantially increase the use of an area shall not 
        constitute a major Federal action for the purposes of 
        the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (42 
        U.S.C. 4321 et seq.).
          (4) Single permits.--The Secretary may issue a single 
        permit, administered by one agency (including the 
        National Park Service), to authorize a recreation 
        service provider to provide services or for an event on 
        lands managed by multiple agencies. The authorized 
        official in the agency issuing the permit under this 
        authority must have a delegation of authority for the 
        administration of the permit from the other relevant 
        agencies and must comply with the applicable laws of 
        each relevant agency. Nothing in this subsection shall 
        alter, expand, or limit the applicability of any public 
        law or regulation to lands administered by the 
        participating agencies.
          (5) Guidelines and permit fee calculation.--
                  (A) Guidelines and exclusion of certain 
                revenues.--The Secretary shall publish 
                guidelines in the Federal Register for how 
                recreation permit fees shall be established 
                that will provide appropriate deductions for 
                revenue from goods, services, or activities 
                provided by the recreation service provider 
                outside Federal recreational lands and waters 
                and a deduction for fees to paid for other 
                Federal lands if separate permits are issued 
                for a single event.
                  (B) Revenue exclusions.--Revenue exclusions 
                under subparagraph (A) shall include, but not 
                be limited to, revenue from goods or services 
                provided by the recreation service provider 
                outside the Federal recreational lands and 
                waters, such as--
                          (i) costs for transportation, 
                        lodging, and other services before or 
                        after a trip begins;
                          (ii) deductions for activities 
                        outside public lands or on other 
                        Federal lands if separate permits are 
                        issued.
                  (C) Fee conditions.--The fee charged by the 
                Secretary for a permit issued under paragraph 
                (2)(B) shall not exceed 3 percent of the 
                recreational service provider's annual gross 
                revenue for activities authorized by the 
                permit, plus applicable revenue additions, 
                minus applicable revenue exclusions or a 
                similar flat per person fee. The fee charged by 
                the Secretary for a permit issued under 
                paragraph (2)(C) shall include appropriate 
                reductions and additions based on the direct 
                costs incurred by the Secretary for management 
                of the event.
          (6) Bureau of land management.--The Secretary may 
        issue a recreation concession permit to authorize a 
        third party to provide facilities and services to 
        visitors on Federal recreational lands and waters 
        managed by the Bureau of Land Management in support of 
        outdoor recreational opportunities in accordance with 
        the applicable land use plan. Any such permit shall 
        provide for monetary compensation to the Federal 
        Government for the rights and privileges provided, with 
        collected funds deposited in the accounts established 
        under section 807 of this Act, to be available without 
        further appropriation and to remain available until 
        expended. Facilities and services provided under 
        existing recreation concessions and recreation lease 
        agreements on Bureau of Land Management managed public 
        lands may continue pursuant to the terms and conditions 
        of each agreement.
          (7) Stewardship program.--
                  (A) Establishment.--Within 18 months after 
                the date of the enactment of the Federal Lands 
                Recreation Enhancement Modernization Act of 
                2014, the Secretary shall establish, at no 
                fewer than 20 sites located on Federal 
                recreational lands and waters administered by 
                the Forest Service and the Bureau of Land 
                Management, a stewardship program for 
                recreation service providers involving credit 
                against a required special recreation permit 
                fee in exchange for otherwise unreimbursed 
                maintenance and resource protection work 
                performed with the permission of the relevant 
                Federal agency.
                  (B) Eligibility.--Under the stewardship 
                program required by this paragraph, a 
                recreation service provider shall submit to the 
                Secretary--
                          (i) the provider's qualifications to 
                        adequately and safely perform the 
                        proposed maintenance and resource 
                        protection work;
                          (ii) an itemized accounting of labor 
                        and material costs associated with such 
                        maintenance and resource protection 
                        work;
                          (iii) a commitment to share the costs 
                        of the proposed maintenance and 
                        resource protection work; and
                          (iv) permission from the relevant 
                        Federal agency to perform the proposed 
                        maintenance and resource protection 
                        work.
                  (C) Review and approval.--The Secretary shall 
                review promptly a proposal submitted to 
                participate in the stewardship program and 
                approve any such submission that the Secretary 
                finds adequately meets the eligibility criteria 
                specified in subparagraph (B).
                  (D) Report.--Not later than three years after 
                the date of the enactment of the Federal Lands 
                Recreation Enhancement Modernization Act of 
                2014, the Secretary shall submit to the 
                Committee on Natural Resources of the House of 
                Representatives and the Committee on Energy and 
                Natural Resources of the Senate a status report 
                on the stewardship program, including the 
                number of participating sites, total amount of 
                the credits granted, and suggestions for 
                revising the program.
          (8) Disclosure of fees.--A holder of a special 
        recreation permit may inform its customers of the 
        various fees charged by the Secretary under this title.
  (i) Notice of Recreational Fees and Recreation Passes.--The 
Secretary shall post clear notice of any fee and available 
recreation passes at appropriate locations at each site of 
Federal recreational lands and waters for which any fee is 
charged. The Secretary shall include such notice in 
publications distributed at the unit and on agency websites.
  (j) Use of Technology.--To the extent practicable, the 
Secretary shall use technology and automation to increase 
accountability, efficiency, and the convenience of paying 
recreation fees.
  (k) Visitor Centers.--
          (1) In general.--Subject to valid existing rights, 
        the Secretary shall not enter into agreements for the 
        operation of a visitor center with private for-profit 
        or non-profit organizations that intend to charge a fee 
        for visitors to access a visitor center or a basic 
        visitor center exhibit.
          (2) Exceptions.--Nothing in paragraph (1) prohibits 
        the Secretary from--
                  (A) charging a recreation fee at a visitor or 
                interpretative center as otherwise provided for 
                in this title; or
                  (B) entering into a fee management agreement 
                for the collection of the recreation fee.
  (l) Congressional Approval of Certain New or Increased 
Fees.--
          (1) Submission of list of existing fees.--Within six 
        months after the date of the enactment of the Federal 
        Lands Recreation Enhancement Modernization Act of 2014, 
        the Secretary shall--
                  (A) compile a comprehensive list of all fees 
                (except special recreation permit fees) charged 
                at Federal recreational lands and waters by 
                Federal land management agencies as of the date 
                of the enactment of the Federal Lands 
                Recreation Enhancement Modernization Act of 
                2014; and
                  (B) submit this list to the Committee on 
                Natural Resources and the Committee on 
                Agriculture of the House of Representatives and 
                the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources 
                of the Senate.
          (2) Prohibition on new fees or fee increases.--Except 
        as provided in paragraphs (3), (4), and (5), the 
        Secretaries may not increase or impose any new entrance 
        fees, day use fees, or amenity fees.
          (3) Submission of proposed fee schedule.--By June 1 
        of each year, the Secretaries shall propose a single 
        schedule of any new or increased entrance fees, day use 
        fees, or amenity fees and transmit this schedule to the 
        Committee on Natural Resources and the Committee on 
        Agriculture of the House of Representatives and the 
        Committee on Energy and Natural Resources of the 
        Senate.
          (4) Congressional approval required.--No new or 
        increased entrance fee, day use fee, or amenity fee may 
        be imposed unless approved by Act of Congress.
          (5) Emergency situations.--If the Secretaries 
        determine that recreational opportunities on Federal 
        recreational lands and waters would be severely 
        curtailed or that an emergency affecting human health 
        or unforeseen events exists, the Secretaries may 
        transmit proposed selective new or increased entrance 
        fees, day use fees, or amenity fees to the Committee on 
        Natural Resources and the Committee on Agriculture of 
        the House of Representatives and the Committee on 
        Energy and Natural Resources of the Senate for approval 
        by Act of Congress.
  (m) Grandfathering Existing Permits.--Any special recreation 
permit issued under this title before the date of the enactment 
of the Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement Modernization Act 
of 2014 shall continue--
          (1) to be managed pursuant to this section, as in 
        effect on the day before the date of the enactment of 
        the Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement Modernization 
        Act of 2014; and
          (2) to be valid and remain in effect, under its terms 
        and notwithstanding section 810, until the permit 
        expires, is revoked, or is suspended according to the 
        terms of the permit.
  (n) Discounted or Free Admission Days or Use.--The Secretary 
may provide free admission or use days of Federal recreational 
lands and waters. The Secretary shall not establish any 
additional discounts except as provided in this title or by 
another provision of law.

SEC. 804. PUBLIC PARTICIPATION.

  (a) In General.--As required in this section, the Secretary 
shall provide the public with opportunities to participate in 
the development of or changing of a recreation fee established 
under [this Act] this title
  [(b) Advance Notice.--The Secretary shall publish a notice in 
the Federal Register of the establishment of a new recreation 
fee area for each agency 6 months before establishment. The 
Secretary shall publish notice of a new recreation fee or a 
change to an existing recreation fee established under this Act 
in local newspapers and publications located near the site at 
which the recreation fee would be established or changed.
  [(c) Public Involvement.--Before establishing any new 
recreation fee area, the Secretary shall provide opportunity 
for public involvement by--
          [(1) establishing guidelines for public involvement;
          [(2) establishing guidelines on how agencies will 
        demonstrate on an annual basis how they have provided 
        information to the public on the use of recreation fee 
        revenues; and
          [(3) publishing the guidelines in paragraphs (1) and 
        (2) in the Federal Register.
  [(d) Recreation Resource Advisory Committee.--
          [(1) Establishment.--
                  [(A) Authority to establish.--Except as 
                provided in subparagraphs (C) and (D), the 
                Secretary or the Secretaries shall establish a 
                Recreation Resource Advisory Committee in each 
                State or region for Federal recreational lands 
                and waters managed by the Forest Service or the 
                Bureau of Land Management to perform the duties 
                described in paragraph (2).
                  [(B) Number of committees.--The Secretary may 
                have as many additional Recreation Resource 
                Advisory Committees in a State or region as the 
                Secretary considers necessary for the effective 
                operation of this Act
                  [(C) Exception.--The Secretary shall not 
                establish a Recreation Resource Advisory 
                Committee in a State if the Secretary 
                determines, in consultation with the Governor 
                of the State, that sufficient interest does not 
                exist to ensure that participation on the 
                Committee is balanced in terms of the points of 
                view represented and the functions to be 
                performed.
                  [(D) Use of other entities.--In lieu of 
                establishing a Recreation Resource Advisory 
                Committee under subparagraph (A), the Secretary 
                may use a Resource Advisory Committee 
                established pursuant to another provision of 
                law and in accordance with that law or a 
                recreation fee advisory board otherwise 
                established by the Secretary to perform the 
                duties specified in paragraph (2).
          [(2) Duties.--In accordance with the procedures 
        required by paragraph (9), a Recreation Resource 
        Advisory Committee may make recommendations to the 
        Secretary regarding a standard amenity recreation fee 
        or an expanded amenity recreation fee, whenever the 
        recommendations relate to public concerns in the State 
        or region covered by the Committee regarding--
                  [(A) the implementation of a standard amenity 
                recreation fee or an expanded amenity 
                recreation fee or the establishment of a 
                specific recreation fee site;
                  [(B) the elimination of a standard amenity 
                recreation fee or an expanded amenity 
                recreation fee; or
                  [(C) the expansion or limitation of the 
                recreation fee program.
          [(3) Meetings.--A Recreation Resource Advisory 
        Committee shall meet at least annually, but may, at the 
        discretion of the Secretary, meet as often as needed to 
        deal with citizen concerns about the recreation fee 
        program in a timely manner.
          [(4) Notice of rejection.--If the Secretary rejects 
        the recommendation of a Recreation Resource Advisory 
        Committee, the Secretary shall issue a notice that 
        identifies the reasons for rejecting the recommendation 
        to the Committee on Resources of the House of 
        Representatives and the Committee on Energy and Natural 
        Resources of the Senate not later than 30 days before 
        the Secretary implements a decision pertaining to that 
        recommendation.
          [(5) Composition of the advisory committee.--
                  [(A) Number.--A Recreation Resource Advisory 
                Committee shall be comprised of 11 members.
                  [(B) Nominations.--The Governor and the 
                designated county official from each county in 
                the relevant State or Region may submit a list 
                of nominations in the categories described 
                under subparagraph (D).
                  [(C) Appointment.--The Secretary may appoint 
                members of the Recreation Resource Advisory 
                Committee from the list as provided in 
                subparagraph (B).
                  [(D) Broad and balanced representation.--In 
                appointing the members of a Recreation Resource 
                Advisory Committee, the Secretary shall provide 
                for a balanced and broad representation from 
                the recreation community that shall include the 
                following:
                          [(i) Five persons who represent 
                        recreation users and that include, as 
                        appropriate, persons representing the 
                        following:
                                  [(I) Winter motorized 
                                recreation, such as 
                                snowmobiling.
                                  [(II) Winter non-motorized 
                                recreation, such as 
                                snowshoeing, cross country and 
                                down hill skiing, and 
                                snowboarding.
                                  [(III) Summer motorized 
                                recreation, such as 
                                motorcycles, boaters, and off-
                                highway vehicles.
                                  [(IV) Summer nonmotorized 
                                recreation, such as 
                                backpacking, horseback riding, 
                                mountain biking, canoeing, and 
                                rafting.
                                  [(V) Hunting and fishing.
                          [(ii) Three persons who represent 
                        interest groups that include, as 
                        appropriate, the following:
                                  [(I) Motorized outfitters and 
                                guides.
                                  [(II) Non-motorized 
                                outfitters and guides.
                                  [(III) Local environmental 
                                groups.
                          [(iii) Three persons, as follows:
                                  [(I) State tourism official 
                                to represent the State.
                                  [(II) A person who represents 
                                affected Indian tribes.
                                  [(III) A person who 
                                represents affected local 
                                government interests.
          [(6) Term.--
                  [(A) Length of term.--The Secretary shall 
                appoint the members of a Recreation Resource 
                Advisory Committee for staggered terms of 2 and 
                3 years beginning on the date that the members 
                are first appointed. The Secretary may 
                reappoint members to subsequent 2- or 3-year 
                terms.
                  [(B) Effect of vacancy.--The Secretary shall 
                make appointments to fill a vacancy on a 
                Recreation Resource Advisory Committee as soon 
                as practicable after the vacancy has occurred.
                  [(C) Effect of unexpected vacancy.--Where an 
                unexpected vacancy occurs, the Governor and the 
                designated county officials from each county in 
                the relevant State shall provide the Secretary 
                with a list of nominations in the relevant 
                category, as described under paragraph (5)(D), 
                not later than two months after notification of 
                the vacancy. To the extent possible, a vacancy 
                shall be filled in the same category and term 
                in which the original appointment was made.
          [(7) Chairperson.--The chairperson of a Recreation 
        Resource Advisory Committee shall be selected by the 
        majority vote of the members of the Committee.
          [(8) Quorum.--Eight members shall constitute a 
        quorum. A quorum must be present to constitute an 
        official meeting of a Recreation Resource Advisory 
        Committee.
          [(9) Approval procedures.--A Recreation Resource 
        Advisory Committee shall establish procedures for 
        making recommendations to the Secretary. A 
        recommendation may be submitted to the Secretary only 
        if the recommendation is approved by a majority of the 
        members of the Committee from each of the categories 
        specified in paragraph (5)(D) and general public 
        support for the recommendation is documented.
          [(10) Compensation.--Members of the Recreation 
        Resource Advisory Committee shall not receive any 
        compensation.
          [(11) Public participation in the recreation resource 
        advisory committee.--
                  [(A) Notice of meetings.--All meetings of a 
                Recreation Resource Advisory Committee shall be 
                announced at least one week in advance in a 
                local newspaper of record and the Federal 
                Register, and shall be open to the public.
                  [(B) Records.--A Recreation Resource Advisory 
                Committee shall maintain records of the 
                meetings of the Recreation Resource Advisory 
                Committee and make the records available for 
                public inspection.
          [(12) Federal advisory committee act.--A Recreation 
        Resource Advisory Committee is subject to the 
        provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 
        U.S.C. App.).
  [(e) Miscellaneous Administrative Provisions Regarding 
Recreation Fees and Recreation Passes.--
          [(1) Notice of entrance fees, standard amenity 
        recreation fees, and passes.--The Secretary shall post 
        clear notice of any entrance fee, standard amenity 
        recreation fee, and available recreation passes at 
        appropriate locations in each unit or area of a Federal 
        land management agency where an entrance fee or a 
        standard amenity recreation fee is charged. The 
        Secretary shall include such notice in publications 
        distributed at the unit or area.
          [(2) Notice of recreation fee projects.--To the 
        extent practicable, the Secretary shall post clear 
        notice of locations where work is performed using 
        recreation fee or recreation pass revenues collected 
        under this Act]
  (b) Entrance Fees, Day Use Fees, and Amenity Fees.--For 
entrance fees, day use fees and amenity fees, the Secretary 
may--
          (1) publish notice in the Federal Register of any 
        unit newly subject to an entrance fee, day use fee, or 
        amenity fee;
          (2) publish on the website recreation.gov or another 
        similar interagency website, in local newspapers, on 
        agency websites, at proposed and established collection 
        points, on social media applications, and in 
        publications distributed near the site for which the 
        fee would be collected--
                  (A) any proposed new or increased fee;
                  (B) the unit and agency proposing the new or 
                increased fee;
                  (C) the process by which to comment on the 
                proposed new or increased fee; and
                  (D) subject to paragraph (3), when the 
                opportunity for comment closes;
          (3) allow at least 60 days public comment after 
        publication of notice under paragraph (2);
          (4) at least 120 days before the implementation of 
        the new or increased fee, publish notice of a decision 
        to implement a new or increased fee in local 
        newspapers, on the agency websites, at proposed and 
        established collection points, on social media 
        applications, and in publications distributed near the 
        site for which the fee will be collected; and
          (5) not less frequently than every other year, 
        solicit public comment for at least 60 days on how fee 
        revenue should be expended at each unit.
  (c) Special Recreation Permit Fees.--For special recreation 
permit fees authorized by section 803(h)(2)(A), the Secretary 
shall--
          (1) if the fee is for reoccurring recreational uses 
        for which standard fee rates can be established, 
        follow, to the extent practicable and appropriate, the 
        procedures in subsection (b); and
          (2) if the fee is based on recovering the costs 
        associated with issuing and managing the permit, 
        establish guidelines for how fees will be established 
        and publish the guidelines in the Federal Register.
  (d) New Concession Opportunities.--The Secretary shall 
provide an opportunity for public involvement 180 days before a 
new site or area, including a campground, is offered as a new 
concession opportunity on Federal recreational lands and waters 
under the jurisdiction of the Forest Service or Bureau of Land 
Management by publishing a notice in the Federal Register and 
soliciting comments.

SEC. 805. RECREATION PASSES.

  (a) America the Beautiful--the National Parks and Federal 
Recreational Lands Pass.--
          (1) Availability and use.--The Secretaries shall 
        establish, and may charge a fee for, an interagency 
        national pass to be known as the ``America the 
        Beautiful--the National Parks and Federal Recreational 
        Lands Pass'', which shall be available to United States 
        citizens and permanent residents and cover the entrance 
        fee and [standard amenity recreation fee] day use fee 
        for all Federal recreational lands and waters for which 
        an entrance fee or a [standard amenity recreation fee] 
        day use fee is charged.
          (2) Image competition for recreation pass.--The 
        Secretaries [shall hold an annual] may hold a 
        competition to select the image to be used on the 
        National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass for 
        a year. The competition shall be open to the public and 
        used as a means to educate the American people about 
        Federal recreational lands and waters.
          (3) Notice of establishment.--The Secretaries shall 
        publish a notice in the Federal Register when the 
        National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass is 
        first established and available for purchase.
          (4) Duration.--The National Parks and Federal 
        Recreational Lands Pass shall be valid for a period of 
        12 months from the date of the issuance of the 
        recreation pass to a passholder, except in the case of 
        the age and disability discounted passes issued under 
        subsection (b).
          (5) Price.--The Secretaries shall establish the price 
        at which the National Parks and Federal Recreational 
        Lands Pass will be sold to the public. The Secretaries 
        shall adjust the price of the National Parks and 
        Federal Recreational Lands Pass once every three years 
        to reflect the change in the Consumer Price Index for 
        All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) over the same period, 
        rounding figures so as to increase or decrease the 
        price in even five-dollar increments.
          (6) Sales locations and marketing.--
                  (A) In general.--The Secretary shall sell the 
                National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands 
                Pass at all Federal recreational lands and 
                waters at which an entrance fee or a [standard 
                amenity recreation fee] day use fee is charged 
                and at such other locations as the Secretaries 
                consider appropriate and feasible.
                  (B) Use of vendors.--The Secretary may enter 
                into fee management agreements as provided in 
                [section 6] section 6805.
                  (C) Marketing.--The Secretaries shall take 
                such actions as are appropriate to provide for 
                the active marketing of the National Parks and 
                Federal Recreational Lands Pass.
          (7) Administrative guidelines.--The Secretaries shall 
        issue guidelines on administration of the National 
        Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass, which shall 
        include agreement on price, the distribution of 
        revenues between the Federal land management agencies, 
        the sharing of costs, benefits provided, marketing and 
        design, adequate documentation for age and disability 
        discounts under subsection (b), and the issuance of 
        that recreation pass to volunteers. The Secretaries 
        shall take into consideration all relevant visitor and 
        sales data available in establishing the guidelines.
          (8) Development and implementation agreements.--The 
        Secretaries may enter into cooperative agreements with 
        governmental and nongovernmental entities for the 
        development and implementation of the National Parks 
        and Federal Recreational Lands Pass Program.
          (9) Prohibition on other national recreation 
        passes.--The Secretary may not establish any national 
        recreation pass or discount pass, except as provided in 
        this section.
          (10) Pass use study.--The Secretaries shall conduct a 
        study to evaluate how, where, and the extent to which 
        the National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass 
        is used and shall submit to the Committee on Natural 
        Resources of the House of Representatives and the 
        Committee on Energy and Natural Resources of the Senate 
        a report containing the results of the study.
  (b) Discounted Passes.--
          (1) Age discount.--The Secretary shall make the 
        National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass 
        available, at a cost of $10.00, to any United States 
        citizen or person domiciled in the United States who is 
        62 years of age or older, if the citizen or person 
        provides adequate proof of such age and such 
        citizenship or residency. The National Parks and 
        Federal Recreational Lands Pass made available under 
        this subsection shall be valid for the lifetime of the 
        pass holder.
          (2) Disability discount.--The Secretary shall make 
        the National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass 
        available, without charge, to any United States citizen 
        or person domiciled in the United States who has been 
        medically determined to be permanently disabled for 
        purposes of section 7(20)(B)(i) of the Rehabilitation 
        Act of 1973 (29 U.S.C. 705(20)(B)(i)) or is a veteran 
        with a service-connected disability, as defined in 
        section 101 of title 38, United States Code, if the 
        citizen or person provides adequate proof of the 
        disability and such citizenship or residency. The 
        National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass made 
        available under this subsection shall be valid for the 
        lifetime of the passholder.
          (3) United states armed forces discount.--The 
        Secretary may make an annual National Parks and Federal 
        Recreational Lands Pass available without charge to any 
        member of the United States Army, Navy, Air Force, 
        Marine Corps, and Coast Guard if such person presents a 
        Common Access card or similar identification as 
        determined by the Secretary.
          (4) Amenity fee discount.--The National Parks and 
        Federal Recreational Lands Pass made available under 
        paragraphs (1) and (2) shall include an amenity fee 
        discount as charged under section 803(g)(1)(A).
          (5) Prohibition on other discounted passes.--The 
        Secretary may not establish any discounted passes, 
        except as provided in this section.
  (c) Site-Specific Agency Passes.--The Secretary may establish 
and charge a fee for a site-specific pass that will cover the 
entrance fee or [standard amenity recreation fee] day use fee 
for particular Federal recreational lands and waters for a 
specified period not to exceed 12 months.
  (d) Regional Multientity Passes.--
          (1) Passes authorized.--The Secretary may establish 
        and charge a fee for a regional multientity pass that 
        will be accepted by one or more Federal land management 
        agencies or by one or more governmental or 
        nongovernmental entities for a specified period not to 
        exceed 12 months. To include a Federal land management 
        agency or governmental or nongovernmental entity over 
        which the Secretary does not have jurisdiction, the 
        Secretary shall obtain the consent of the head of such 
        agency or entity.
          (2) Regional multientity pass agreement.--In order to 
        establish a regional multientity pass under this 
        subsection, the Secretary shall enter into a regional 
        multientity pass agreement with all the participating 
        agencies or entities on price, the distribution of 
        revenues between participating agencies or entities, 
        the sharing of costs, benefits provided, marketing and 
        design, and the issuance of the pass to volunteers. The 
        Secretary shall take into consideration all relevant 
        visitor and sales data available when entering into 
        this agreement.
  [(e) Discounted or Free Admission Days or Use.--The Secretary 
may provide for a discounted or free admission day or use of 
Federal recreational lands and waters.]
  [(f)] (e) Effect on Existing Passports and Permits.--
          (1) Existing passports.--A passport issued under 
        section 4 of the Land and Water Conservation Fund Act 
        of 1965 (16 U.S.C. 460l-6a) or title VI of the National 
        Parks Omnibus Management Act of 1998 (Public Law 105-
        391; 16 U.S.C. 5991-5995), such as the Golden Eagle 
        Passport, the Golden Age Passport, the Golden Access 
        Passport, and the National Parks Passport, that was 
        valid on the day before the publication of the Federal 
        Register notice required under subsection (a)(3) shall 
        be valid in accordance with the terms agreed to at the 
        time of issuance of the passport, to the extent 
        practicable, and remain in effect until expired, lost, 
        or stolen.
          (2) Permits.--A permit issued under section 4 of the 
        Land and Water Conservation Fund Act of 1965 that was 
        valid on the day before the date of the enactment of 
        this Act shall be valid and remain in effect until 
        expired, revoked, or suspended.
  (f) Pass and Discount Acceptance by Concessionaires.--
          (1) Acceptance.--Subject to valid existing rights, 
        and to the extent reimbursement is practical, the 
        Secretary shall require concessionaires operating 
        federally owned campgrounds and day use facilities on 
        Federal recreational lands and waters to accept a 
        recreational pass issued under this title or section 4 
        of the Land and Water Conservation Fund Act of 1965 (16 
        U.S.C. 460l-6a) for discounted or free use, as 
        applicable.
          (2) Reimbursement.--To the extent practicable, the 
        Secretary shall reimburse a concessionaire in part or 
        in whole for acceptance under paragraph (1) of a 
        recreational pass in an amount not to exceed the total 
        land use or franchise fee due to the Federal 
        Government.

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SEC. 807. SPECIAL ACCOUNT AND DISTRIBUTION OF FEES AND REVENUES.

  (a) Special Account.--The Secretary of the Treasury shall 
establish a special account in the Treasury for each Federal 
land management agency.
  (b) Deposits.--Subject to subsections (c), (d), and (e), 
revenues collected by each Federal land management agency under 
[this Act] this title shall--
          (1) be deposited in its special account; and
          (2) remain available for expenditure, without further 
        appropriation, until expended.
  (c) Distribution of Recreation Fees and Single-Site Agency 
Pass Revenues.--
          (1) Local distribution of funds.--
                  (A) Retention of revenues.--Not less than [80 
                percent] 90 percent of the recreation fees and 
                site-specific agency pass revenues collected at 
                a specific unit [or area] of a Federal land 
                management agency shall remain available for 
                expenditure, without further appropriation, 
                until expended at that unit [or area].
                  (B) Reduction.--The Secretary may reduce the 
                percentage allocation otherwise applicable 
                under subparagraph (A) to a unit [or area] of a 
                Federal land management agency, but not below 
                60 percent, for a fiscal year if the Secretary 
                determines that the revenues collected at the 
                unit [or area] exceed the reasonable needs of 
                the unit [or area] for which expenditures may 
                be made for that fiscal year. The Secretary 
                shall provide notice to the Committee on 
                Natural Resources of the House of 
                Representatives and the Committee on Energy and 
                Natural Resources of the Senate whenever an 
                allocation is being reduced.
          (2) Agency-wide distribution of funds.--The balance 
        of the recreation fees and site-specific agency pass 
        revenues collected at a specific unit or area of a 
        Federal land management and not distributed in 
        accordance with paragraph (1) shall remain available to 
        that Federal land management agency for expenditure on 
        an agency-wide basis, without further appropriation, 
        until expended.
          (3) Other amounts.--Other amounts collected at other 
        locations, including recreation fees collected by other 
        entities or for a reservation service, shall remain 
        available, without further appropriation, until 
        expended in accordance with guidelines established by 
        the Secretary.
  (d) Distribution of National Parks and Federal Recreational 
Lands Pass Revenues.--Revenues collected from the sale of the 
National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass shall be 
deposited in the special accounts established for the Federal 
land management agencies in accordance with the guidelines 
issued under [section 5(a)(7)] section 6804(a)(7).
  (e) Distribution of Regional Multientity Pass Revenues.--
Revenues collected from the sale of a regional multientity pass 
authorized under [section 5(d)] section 6804(d) shall be 
deposited in each participating Federal land management 
agency's special account in accordance with the terms of the 
region multientity pass agreement for the regional multientity 
pass.

SEC. 808. EXPENDITURES.

  (a) Use of Fees at Specific Site or Area.--Amounts available 
for expenditure at a specific site or area--
          (1) shall be accounted for separately from the 
        amounts collected;
          (2) shall be used to develop and enhance existing 
        recreation opportunities;
          (3) shall directly benefit visitors to Federal 
        recreational lands and waters;
          [(2)] (4) may be distributed agency-wide; and
          [(3)] (5) shall be used only for--
                  (A) repair, maintenance, and facility 
                enhancement related directly to visitor 
                enjoyment, visitor access, and visitor health 
                and safety;
                  (B) interpretation, visitor information, 
                visitor service, visitor needs assessments, and 
                signs;
                  (C) habitat restoration directly related to 
                wildlife-dependent recreation that is limited 
                to hunting, fishing, wildlife observation, or 
                photography;
                  (D) law enforcement related to public use and 
                recreation;
                  [(E) direct operating or capital costs 
                associated with the recreation fee program; 
                and]
                  (E) capital construction costs associated 
                with administering the recreation fee program; 
                and
                  (F) a fee management agreement established 
                under [section 6(a)] section 6805(a) or a 
                visitor reservation service.
  (b) Limitation on Use of Fees.--The Secretary may not use any 
recreation fees for biological monitoring on Federal 
recreational lands and waters under the Endangered Species Act 
of 1973 for listed or candidate species[.], reducing or 
limiting visitor access, to remove or close facilities except 
when those facilities are being replaced or updated, and 
acquisition of lands and waters.
  [(c) Administration, Overhead, and Indirect Costs.--The 
Secretary may use not more than an average of 15 percent of 
total revenues collected under this Act for administration, 
overhead, and indirect costs related to the recreation fee 
program by that Secretary.]
  (c) Overhead, Administrative, and Collection Costs Cap.--
          (1) Overhead and administrative costs.--The Secretary 
        may not use more than five percent of total revenues 
        collected annually under this title for overhead and 
        administrative costs.
          (2) Collection costs.--The Secretary may not spend 
        more than 20 percent of total revenues collected 
        annually under this title for all direct fee collection 
        costs.
          (3) Use of certain revenues.--Revenues from special 
        recreation permits issued to recreation service 
        providers under subparagraphs (B) and (C) of section 
        803(h)(1) shall be used--
                  (A) to partially offset the Secretary's 
                direct cost of administering the permits; and
                  (B) to improve and stream-line the permitting 
                process.
  (d) Transitional Exception.--Notwithstanding any other 
provision of [this Act] this title, the Secretary may use 
amounts available in the special account of a Federal land 
management agency to supplement administration and marketing 
costs associated with--
          (1) the National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands 
        Pass during the 5-year period beginning on the date the 
        joint guidelines are issued under [section 5(a)(7)] 
        section 6804(a)(7); and
          (2) a regional multientity pass authorized [section 
        5(d)] section 6804(d) during the 5-year period 
        beginning on the date the regional multientity pass 
        agreement for that recreation pass takes effect.
  (e) Notice of Fee Projects.--To the extent practicable, the 
Secretary shall post clear notice of locations where work is 
performed using recreation fee or recreation pass revenues 
collected under this title.

[SEC. 809. REPORTS.

  [Not later than May 1, 2006, and every 3 years thereafter, 
the Secretary shall submit to Congress a report detailing the 
status of the recreation fee program conducted for Federal 
recreational lands and waters, including an evaluation of the 
recreation fee program, examples of projects that were funded 
using such fees, and future projects and programs for funding 
with fees, and containing any recommendations for changes in 
the overall fee system.]

SEC. 809. REPORTING REQUIREMENTS.

  (a) Cost Accounting Systems.--The Secretaries shall develop 
and maintain cost accounting systems necessary to accurately 
track, manage, and report fee receipts and expenditures at each 
unit. The Secretary may extend fee revenue to acquire and 
develop such systems as needed, as a direct operating or 
administration cost allowed under section 808(c).
  (b) Annual Reporting.--No later than May 1, 2016, and 
annually thereafter, the Secretary shall compile by each 
agency, broken down by unit, a separate accounting for the 
preceding fiscal year of--
          (1) total recreational fee revenue collected by type;
          (2) expenditures by project from these accounts;
          (3) a description of how expenditure benefitted 
        visitors to the unit;
          (4) any new fees established; and
          (5) any changes in existing fees.
  (c) Submission.--No later than June 1 of each year, the 
Secretary shall--
          (1) display all information required under this 
        section prominently on each agency's website and on the 
        website identified in section 804(b)(2); and
          (2) provide notice of such information to the 
        Committee on Natural Resources of the House of 
        Representatives and the Committee on Energy and Natural 
        Resources of the Senate.
  (d) Audits.--The Secretary shall develop a program of regular 
audits at fee collection units to ensure accountability of 
funds collected under this title and all expenditures under 
this title.

SEC. 810. SUNSET PROVISION.

  The authority of the Secretary to carry out [this Act] this 
title shall terminate [10 years after the date of the enactment 
of this Act] on December 31, 2020.

SEC. 811. VOLUNTEERS.

  (a) Authority to Use Volunteers.--The Secretary may use 
volunteers, as appropriate, to collect recreation fees and sell 
recreation passes.
  (b) Waiver or Discount of Fees; Site-Specific Agency Pass.--
In exchange for volunteer services, the Secretary may waive or 
discount an entrance fee, [standard amenity recreation fee, or 
an expanded amenity recreation fee] day use fee, or amenity fee 
that would otherwise apply to the volunteer or issue to the 
volunteer a site-specific agency pass authorized under [section 
5(c)] section 6804(c).
  (c) National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass.--In 
accordance with the guidelines issued under [section 5(a)(7)] 
section 6804(a)(7), the Secretaries may issue a National Parks 
and Federal Recreational Lands Pass to a volunteer in exchange 
for significant volunteer services performed by the volunteer.
  (d) Regional Multientity Passes.--The Secretary may issue a 
regional multientity pass authorized under [section 5(d)] 
section 6804(d) to a volunteer in exchange for significant 
volunteer services performed by the volunteer, if the regional 
multientity pass agreement under which the regional multientity 
pass was established provides for the issuance of the pass to 
volunteers.

SEC. 812. ENFORCEMENT AND PROTECTION OF RECEIPTS.

  (a) Enforcement Authority.--The Secretary concerned shall 
enforce payment of the recreation fees authorized by [this Act] 
this title.
  (b) Required Payment.--
          (1) In general.--Any person within a site or an area 
        for which an entrance fee or day use fee is charged is 
        required to pay the entrance fee or day use fee.
          (2) Exception.--Paragraph (1) does not apply to a 
        person who--
                  (A) is using a valid National Parks and 
                Federal Recreational Lands Pass; or
                  (B) is a volunteer with a waiver or discount 
                of fees under section 811(b).
          (3) Receipt.--Upon payment of an entrance fee or day 
        use fee by a person, the Secretary shall provide for 
        the issuance to the person of a nontransferable receipt 
        or other form of proof of payment, valid for entry and 
        reentry into the same site or area for a period of no 
        less than one day.
  [(b)] (c) Evidence of Nonpayment.--If the display of proof of 
payment of a recreation fee, or the payment of a recreation fee 
within a certain time period is required, failure to display 
such proof as required or to pay the recreation fee within the 
time period specified shall constitute nonpayment.
  [(c)] (d) Joint Liability.--The registered owner and any 
occupant of a vehicle charged with a nonpayment violation 
involving the vehicle shall be jointly liable for penalties 
imposed under this section, unless the registered owner can 
show that the vehicle was used without the registered owner's 
express or implied permission.
  [(d)] (e) Limitation on Penalties.--The failure to pay a 
recreation fee established under [this Act] this title shall be 
punishable as a Class A or Class B misdemeanor, except that in 
the case of a first offense of nonpayment, the fine imposed may 
not exceed $100, notwithstanding section 3571(e) of title 18, 
United States Code.

SEC. 813. REPEAL OF SUPERSEDED ADMISSION AND USE FEE AUTHORITIES.

  (a) Land and Water Conservation Fund Act.--Subsections (a), 
(b), (c), (d), (e), (f), (g), [and (i) (except for paragraph 
(1)(C))] (i), (l),(m), and (n) (except for paragraph (5)) of 
section 4 of the Land and Water Conservation Fund Act of 1965 
(16 U.S.C. 460l-6a et seq.) are repealed, except that the 
Secretary may continue to issue Golden Eagle Passports, Golden 
Age Passports, and Golden Access Passports under such section 
until the date the notice required by [section 5(a)(3)] section 
6804(a)(3) is published in the Federal Register regarding the 
establishment of the National Parks and Federal Recreational 
Lands Pass.
  (b) Recreational Fee Demonstration Program.--Section 315 of 
the Department of the Interior and Related Agencies 
Appropriations Act, 1996 (as contained in section 101(c) of 
Public Law 104-134; 16 U.S.C. 460l-6a), is repealed.
  (c) Admission Permits for Refuge Units.--Section 201 of the 
Emergency Wetlands Resources Act of 1986 (16 U.S.C. 3911) is 
repealed.
  (d) National Park Passport, Golden Eagle Passport, Golden Age 
Passport, and Golden Access Passport.--Effective on the date 
the notice required by [section 5(a)(3)] section 6804(a)(3) is 
published in the Federal Register, the following provisions of 
law authorizing the establishment of a national park passport 
program or the establishment and sale of a national park 
passport, Golden Eagle Passport, Golden Age Passport, or Golden 
Access Passport are repealed:
          (1) Section 502 of the National Parks Omnibus 
        Management Act of 1998 (Public Law 105-391; 16 U.S.C. 
        5982).
          (2) Title VI of the National Parks Omnibus Management 
        Act of 1998 (Public Law 105-391; 16 U.S.C. 5991-5995).
  (e) Treatment of Unobligated Funds.--
          (1) Land and water conservation fund special 
        accounts.--Amounts in the special accounts established 
        under section 4(i)(1) of the Land and Water 
        Conservation Fund Act of 1965 (16 U.S.C. 460l-6a(i)(1)) 
        for Federal land management agencies that are 
        unobligated on the date of the enactment of [this Act] 
        this title shall be transferred to the appropriate 
        special account established under [section 7] section 
        6806 and shall be available to the Secretary in 
        accordance with [this Act] this title. A special 
        account established under section 4(i)(1) of the Land 
        and Water Conservation Fund Act of 1965 for a Federal 
        agency that is not a Federal land management area, and 
        the use of such special account, is not affected by the 
        repeal of section 4 of the Land and Water Conservation 
        Fund Act of 1965 by subsection (a) of this section.
          (2) National parks passport.--Any funds collected 
        under title VI of the National Parks Omnibus Management 
        Act of 1998 (Public Law 105-391; 16 U.S.C. 5991-5995) 
        that are unobligated on the day before the publication 
        of the Federal Register notice required under [section 
        5(a)(3)] section 6804(a)(3) shall be transferred to the 
        special account of the National Park Service for use in 
        accordance with [this Act] this title. The Secretary of 
        the Interior may use amounts available in that special 
        account to pay any outstanding administration, 
        marketing, or close-out costs associated with the 
        national parks passport.
          (3) Recreational fee demonstration program.--Any 
        funds collected in accordance with section 315 of the 
        Department of the Interior and Related Agencies 
        Appropriations Act, 1996 (as contained in section 
        101(c) of Public Law 104-134; 16 U.S.C. 460l-6a), that 
        are unobligated on the day before the date of the 
        enactment of [this Act] this title shall be transferred 
        to the appropriate special account and shall be 
        available to the Secretary in accordance with [this 
        Act] this title
          (4) Admission permits for refuge units.--Any funds 
        collected in accordance with section 201 of the 
        Emergency Wetlands Resources Act of 1986 (16 U.S.C. 
        3911) that are available as provided in subsection 
        (c)(A) of such section and are unobligated on the day 
        before the date of the enactment of [this Act] this 
        title shall be transferred to the special account of 
        the United States Fish and Wildlife Service for use in 
        accordance with [this Act] this title.
  (f) Effect of Regulations.--A regulation or policy issued 
under a provision of law repealed by this section shall remain 
in effect to the extent such a regulation or policy is 
consistent with the provisions of [this Act] this title until 
the Secretary issues a regulation, guideline, or policy under 
[this Act] this title that supersedes the earlier regulation.
  (g) Transition.--The Secretaries may continue to collect 
recreational fees in existence on the date of the enactment of 
the Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement Modernization Act of 
2014 for up to 18 months after the date of the enactment of 
such Act during which time the Secretaries shall bring their 
relevant recreation fee structures into compliance with the 
amendments made by such Act.

SEC. 814. RELATION TO OTHER LAWS AND FEE COLLECTION AUTHORITIES.

  (a) Federal and State Laws Unaffected.--Nothing in [this Act] 
this title shall authorize Federal hunting or fishing licenses 
or fees or charges for commercial or other activities not 
related to recreation, affect any rights or authority of the 
States with respect to fish and wildlife, or repeal or modify 
any provision of law that permits States or political 
subdivisions of States to share in the revenues from Federal 
lands or, except as provided in subsection (b), any provision 
of law that provides that any fees or charges collected at 
particular Federal areas be used for or credited to specific 
purposes or special funds as authorized by that provision of 
law.
  (b) Relation to Revenue Allocation Laws.--Amounts collected 
under [this Act] this title, and the existence of a fee 
management agreement with a governmental entity under [section 
6(a)] section 6805(a), may not be taken into account for the 
purposes of any of the following laws:
          (1) The sixth paragraph under the heading ``Forest 
        service'' in the Act of May 23, 1908 (16 U.S.C. 500).
          (2) Section 13 of the Act of March 1, 1911 (16 U.S.C. 
        500; commonly known as the Weeks Act).
          (3) The fourteenth paragraph under the heading 
        ``Forest service'' in the Act of March 4, 1913 (16 
        U.S.C. 501).
          (4) Section 33 of the Bankhead-Jones Farm Tenant Act 
        (7 U.S.C. 1012).
          (5) Title II of the Act of [August 8, 1937] August 
        28, 1937, and the Act of May 24, 1939 (43 U.S.C. 1181f 
        et seq.).
          (6) Section 6 of the Act of June 14, 1926 (43 U.S.C. 
        869-4).
          (7) Chapter 69 of title 31, United States Code.
          (8) Section 401 of the Act of June 15, 1935 (16 
        U.S.C. 715s; commonly known as the Refuge Revenue 
        Sharing Act).
          (9) The Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-
        Determination Act of 2000 (Public Law 106-393; 16 
        U.S.C. 500 note), except that the exception made for 
        such Act by this subsection is unique and is not 
        intended to be construed as precedent for amounts 
        collected from the use of Federal lands under any other 
        provision of law.
          (10) Section 2 of the Boulder Canyon Project 
        Adjustment Act (43 U.S.C. 618a).
          (11) The Federal Water Project Recreation Act (16 
        U.S.C. 460l-12 et seq.).
          (12) The first section of the Act of June 17, 1902, 
        as amended or supplemented (43 U.S.C. 391).
          (13) The Act of February 25, 1920 (30 U.S.C. 181 et 
        seq.; commonly known as the Mineral Leasing Act).
          (14) Section 4(e) of the Southern Nevada Public Land 
        Management Act of 1998 (Public Law 105-263; 31 U.S.C. 
        6901 note).
          (15) Section 5(a) of the Lincoln County Land Act of 
        2000 (Public Law 106-298; 114 Stat. 1047).
          (16) Any other provision of law relating to revenue 
        allocation.
  (c) Consideration of Other Funds Collected.--Amounts 
collected under any other law may not be disbursed under [this 
Act] this title
  (d) Sole Recreation Fee Authority.--Recreation fees charged 
under [this Act] this title shall be in lieu of fees charged 
for the same purposes under any other provision of law.
  (e) Fees Charged by Third Parties.--Notwithstanding any other 
provision of [this Act] this title, a third party may charge a 
fee for providing a good or service to a visitor of a unit or 
area of the Federal land management agencies in accordance with 
any other applicable law or regulation.
  (f) Migratory Bird Hunting Stamp Act.--Revenues from the 
stamp established under the Act of March 16, 1934 (16 U.S.C. 
718 et seq.; commonly known as the Migratory Bird Hunting Stamp 
Act or Duck Stamp Act), shall not be covered by [this Act] this 
title.
  (g) Pass Acceptance by Concessionaires.--A concession 
contract or permit for recreation services that is otherwise 
within the scope of an exemption from chapter 67 of title 41, 
United States Code, shall not be outside the scope of that 
exemption because the concessionaire or recreation service 
provider accepts a recreation pass or provides a discount under 
section 803 of this title.

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                            Letter Exchange


                          House of Representatives,
                                  Committee on Agriculture,
                                 Washington, DC, September 8, 2014.

Hon. Doc Hastings,
Chairman, Committee on Natural Resources,
Washington, DC.
    Dear Chairman Hastings: Thank you for the opportunity to 
review H.R. 5204, the Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement 
Modernization Act of 2014. As you are aware, the bill was 
primarily referred to the Committee on Natural Resources, while 
the Agriculture Committee received an additional referral.
    I recognize and appreciate your desire to bring this 
legislation before the House in an expeditious manner and, 
accordingly, I agree to discharge H.R. 5204 from further 
consideration by the Committee on Agriculture. I do so with the 
understanding that by discharging the bill, the Committee on 
Agriculture does not waive any future jurisdictional claim on 
this or similar matters. Further, the Committee on Agriculture 
reserves the right to seek the appointment of conferees, if it 
should become necessary.
    I ask that you insert a copy of our exchange of letters 
into the Congressional Record during consideration of this 
measure on the House floor.
    Thank you for your courtesy in this matter, and I look 
forward to continued cooperation between our respective 
committees.
            Sincerely,
                                            Frank D. Lucas,
                                                          Chairman.

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                          House of Representatives,
                            Committee on Natural Resources,
                                 Washington, DC, September 9, 2014.
Hon. Frank D. Lucas,
Chairman, Committee on Agriculture,
Washington, DC.
    Dear Mr. Chairman: Thank you for your letter regarding H.R. 
5204, the Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement Modernization 
Act of 2014. As you know, the Committee on Natural Resources 
ordered reported the bill on July 30, 2014. I appreciate your 
support in bringing this legislation before the House of 
Representatives, and accordingly, understand that the Committee 
on Agriculture will forego action on the bill.
    The Committee on Natural Resources concurs with the mutual 
understanding that by foregoing consideration of H.R. 5204 at 
this time, the Committee on Agriculture does not waive any 
jurisdiction over the subject matter contained in this or 
similar legislation. In addition, should a conference on the 
bill be necessary, I would support your request to have the 
Committee on Agriculture represented on the conference 
committee. Finally, I would be pleased to include your letter 
and this response in the bill report filed by the Committee on 
Natural Resources, as well as in the Congressional Record 
during floor consideration, to memorialize our understanding.
    Thank you for your cooperation.
            Sincerely,
                                              Doc Hastings,
                                                          Chairman.