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March 10, 2014 03:34PM
[Congressional Bills 113th Congress]
[From the U.S. Government Printing Office]
[S. 2055 Introduced in Senate (IS)]

113th CONGRESS
  2d Session
                                S. 2055

    To allow for the collection of certain user fees by non-Federal 
                               entities.


_______________________________________________________________________


                   IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

                           February 27, 2014

  Mr. Boozman (for himself, Mr. Blunt, Mrs. McCaskill, and Mr. Pryor) 
introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the 
               Committee on Environment and Public Works

_______________________________________________________________________

                                 A BILL


 
    To allow for the collection of certain user fees by non-Federal 
                               entities.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the ``Corps of Engineers Cooperative Joint 
Management Restoration Act''.

SEC. 2. CHALLENGE COST-SHARING PROGRAM FOR MANAGEMENT OF RECREATION 
              FACILITIES.

    Section 225 of the Water Resources Development Act of 1992 (33 
U.S.C. 2328) is amended--
            (1) by redesignating subsection (c) as subsection (d); and
            (2) by inserting after subsection (b) the following:
    ``(c) User Fees.--
            ``(1) Collection of fees.--The Secretary may allow a non-
        Federal public or private entity that has entered into an 
        agreement pursuant to subsection (b) to collect user fees for 
        the use of developed recreation sites and facilities, whether 
        developed or constructed by that entity or the Department of 
        the Army.
            ``(2) Use of fees.--A non-Federal public or private entity 
        that collects user fees under paragraph (1) may--
                    ``(A) retain up to 100 percent of the fees 
                collected, as determined by the Secretary; and
                    ``(B) notwithstanding section 210(b)(4) of the 
                Flood Control Act of 1968 (16 U.S.C. 460d-3(b)(4)), use 
                that amount for operation, maintenance, and management 
                at the recreation site at which the fee is collected.
            ``(3) Terms and conditions.--The authority of a non-Federal 
        public or private entity under this subsection shall be subject 
        to such terms and conditions as the Secretary determines 
        necessary to protect the interests of the United States.''.
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