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H.R. 3048: To extend the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act of 2000.


The text of the bill below is as of May 30, 2019 (Introduced).


I

116th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 3048

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

May 30, 2019

(for himself and Mrs. Rodgers of Washington) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Agriculture, and in addition to the Committee on Natural Resources, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned

A BILL

To extend the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act of 2000.

1.

Extension of Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act of 2000

(a)

Secure payments for States and counties containing Federal land

(1)

Secure payments

Section 101 of the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act of 2000 (16 U.S.C. 7111) is amended, in subsections (a) and (b), by striking and 2018 each place it appears and inserting 2018, 2019, and 2020.

(2)

Payments to States and counties

(A)

Election to receive payment amount

Section 102(b) of the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act of 2000 (16 U.S.C. 7112(b)) is amended—

(i)

in paragraph (1)(D)—

(I)

in the paragraph heading, by striking for fiscal years 2017 and 2018 and inserting for each of fiscal years 2017 through 2020; and

(II)

by striking for fiscal years 2017 or 2018 and inserting for each of fiscal years 2017 through 2020; and

(ii)

in paragraph (2), in subparagraphs (A) and (B), by striking for fiscal years 2017 and 2018 each place it appears and inserting for each of fiscal years 2017 through 2020.

(B)

Expenditure rules for eligible counties

Section 102(d) of the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act of 2000 (16 U.S.C. 7112(d)) is amended—

(i)

in paragraph (1)(F)—

(I)

in the paragraph heading, by striking for fiscal years 2017 and 2018 and inserting for each of fiscal years 2017 through 2020; and

(II)

by striking for fiscal years 2017 and 2018 and inserting for each of fiscal years 2017 through 2020; and

(ii)

in paragraph (3)(D)—

(I)

in the paragraph heading, by striking for fiscal years 2017 and 2018 and inserting for each of fiscal years 2017 through 2020; and

(II)

by striking for fiscal years 2017 and 2018 and inserting for each of fiscal years 2017 through 2020.

(C)

Distribution of payments to eligible counties

Section 103(d)(2) of the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act of 2000 (16 U.S.C. 7113(d)(2)) is amended by striking through and for fiscal years 2017 and 2018 and inserting through 2015 and for each of fiscal years 2017 through 2020.

(b)

Extension of authority To conduct special projects on Federal land

Section 208 of the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act of 2000 (16 U.S.C. 7128) is amended—

(1)

in subsection (a), by striking 2020 and inserting 2022; and

(2)

in subsection (b), by striking 2021 and inserting 2023.

(c)

Extension of authority To expend county funds

Section 304 of the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act of 2000 (16 U.S.C. 7144) is amended—

(1)

in subsection (a), by striking 2020 and inserting 2022; and

(2)

in subsection (b), by striking 2021 and inserting 2023.