S. 4002 (111th): A bill to require the Secretary of Agriculture to issue expeditiously special use permits regarding the use ...

...of houseboats on Laurel Lake in the Daniel Boone National Forest in the State of Kentucky, and for other purposes.

111th Congress, 2009–2010. Text as of Dec 02, 2010 (Introduced).

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111th CONGRESS

2d Session

S. 4002

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

December 2, 2010

introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry

A BILL

To require the Secretary of Agriculture to issue expeditiously special use permits regarding the use of houseboats on Laurel Lake in the Daniel Boone National Forest in the State of Kentucky, and for other purposes.

1.

Issuance of special use permits

(a)

Definitions

In this section:

(1)

Covered owner

The term covered owner means an owner of a houseboat—

(A)

on which is attached a helicopter landing pad that meets each applicable helicopter manufacturer requirement; and

(B)

that is located on Laurel Lake in the Daniel Boone National Forest in the State of Kentucky.

(2)

Secretary

The term Secretary means the Secretary of Agriculture.

(3)

Special use permit

The term special use permit means a nontransferable permit that provides authorization to use a houseboat of a covered owner as a landing pad for 1 or more approved helicopters that are owned by—

(A)

an approved medical evacuation company; or

(B)

the covered owner.

(b)

Special use permits

(1)

Permits received after date of enactment of this Act

Not later than 90 days after the date of receipt of an application from a covered owner for a special use permit, the Secretary shall—

(A)

approve the application; and

(B)

issue to the covered owner a special use permit.

(2)

Permits received before date of enactment of this Act

If the Secretary has received an application for a special use permit before the date of enactment of this Act, not later than 90 days after the date of enactment of this Act, the Secretary shall—

(A)

approve the application; and

(B)

issue to the covered owner a special use permit.

(3)

Effect of failure of Secretary

If the Secretary does not issue a special use permit in accordance with any deadline under this subsection, the covered owner who applied for the special use permit shall be considered to have received the special use permit on the date of the deadline.