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Text of the To amend the Flood Control Act of 1968 to prohibit the imposition of certain fees for use of developed recreation ...

...of developed recreation sites and facilities.

This bill was introduced on March 11, 1994, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of Mar 11, 1994 (Introduced).

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HR 4014 IH

103d CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 4014

To amend the Flood Control Act of 1968 to prohibit the imposition of certain fees for use of developed recreation sites and facilities.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

March 11, 1994

Mr. BARLOW introduced the following bill; which was referred jointly to the Committees on Public Works and Transportation and Natural Resources


A BILL

To amend the Flood Control Act of 1968 to prohibit the imposition of certain fees for use of developed recreation sites and facilities.

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

SECTION 1. RECREATIONAL USER FEES.

    (a) FEES FOR USE OF DEVELOPED RECREATION SITES AND FACILITIES- Section 210 of the Flood Control Act of 1968 (16 U.S.C. 460d-3) is amended--

      (1) by striking ‘(a) PROHIBITION ON ADMISSION FEES- ’;

      (2) by inserting after the first sentence the following: ‘User fees at these lakes and reservoirs shall be collected by officers and employees of the United States only from users of highly developed facilities requiring continuous presence of personnel for maintenance and supervision of the facilities, and shall not be collected for access to or use of water areas, undeveloped or lightly developed shoreland, picnic grounds, overlook sites, scenic drives, or boat launching ramps where no mechanical or hydraulic equipment is provided.’; and

      (3) by striking subsection (b).

    (b) CAMPSITES- Section 4(b) of the Land and Water Conservation Fund Act of 1965 (16 U.S.C. 460l-6a(b)) is amended by inserting before the last sentence the following: ‘At each lake or reservoir under the jurisdiction of the Corps of Engineers where camping is permitted, such agency shall provide at least 1 primitive campground, containing designated campsites, sanitary facilities, and vehicular access, where no charge is imposed.’.