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house Bill H.R. 1159

Cabin Fee Act of 2013

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      Committee on Natural Resources
    IntroducedMarch 14th, 2013

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Cabin Fee Act of 2013

Official Title

To modify the Forest Service Recreation Residence Program by implementing a simple, equitable, and predictable procedure for determining cabin user fees, and for other purposes.


Cabin Fee Act of 2013 - Directs the Secretary of Agriculture (USDA) to set an annual fee for, and requires the payment of such fee to the United States by, an authorized owner of a privately built and owned recreational cabin located on National Forest System land. Reduces such fee to $100 annually if access to a cabin is significantly impaired, either by natural causes or governmental actions. Requires payment of a transfer fee to the United States upon the transfer of a cabin between private parties for consideration.

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