18 CFR 1310.3 - Assessment of administrative charge.

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§ 1310.3 Assessment of administrative charge.

(a)Range of charges. Except as otherwise provided herein, the responsible land manager shall assess a charge which he/she determines in his/her sole judgment to be approximately equal to the administrative costs incurred by TVA for each action including both the direct cost to TVA and applicable overheads. In determining the amount of such charge, the responsible land manager may establish a standard charge for each category of action rather than determining the actual administrative costs for each individual action. The standard charge shall be an amount approximately equal to TVA's actual average administrative costs for the category of action. Charges shall be not less than the minimum or greater than the maximum amount specified herein, except as otherwise provided in paragraph (c) of this section.

(1) Land transfers - $500-$10,000.

(2) Use permits or licenses-$50-$5,000.

(3) Actions taken to approve plans for fills, structures, or other obstructions under section 26a of the TVA Act - $100-$5,000.

(4) Abandonment of transmission line easements and rights-of-way - $100-$1,500.

(5) Quota deer hunt or turkey hunt applications - $5-$25.

(b)Basis of charge. The administrative charge assessed by the responsible land manager shall, to the extent applicable, include the following costs:

(1) Appraisal of the land or landrights affected;

(2) Assessing applicable rental fees;

(3) Compliance inspections and other field investigations;

(4) Title and record searches;

(5) Preparation for and conducting public auction and negotiated sales;

(6) Mapping and surveying;

(7) Preparation of conveyance instrument, permit, or other authorization or approval instrument;

(8) Coordination of the proposed action within TVA and with other Federal, State, and local agencies;

(9) Legal review; and

(10) Administrative overheads associated with the transaction.

(c)Assessment of charge when actual administrative costs significantly exceed established range. When the responsible land manager determines that the actual administrative costs are expected to significantly exceed the range of costs established in paragraph (a) of this section, such manager shall not proceed with the TVA action until agreement is reached on payment of a charge calculated to cover TVA's actual administrative costs.

(d)Quota deer hunt and turkey hunt application fees. A fee for each person in the amount prescribed by the responsible land manager must accompany the complete application form for a quota deer hunt and turkey hunt permit. Applications will not be processed unless accompanied by the correct fee amount. No refunds will be made to unsuccessful applicants, except that fees received after the application due date will be refunded.

(e)Additional charges. In addition to the charges assessed under these regulations, TVA may impose a charge in connection with environmental reviews or other environmental investigations it conducts under its policies or procedures implementing the National Environmental Policy Act ( 42 U.S.C. 4321et seq.).

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U.S. Code: Title 16 - CONSERVATION

§ 831 - Creation; short title

§ 831a - Membership, operation, and duties of the Board of Directors

§ 831b - Officers and employees; wages of laborers and mechanics; application of employees’ compensation provisions

§ 831b-1

§ 831c - Corporate powers generally; eminent domain; construction of dams, transmission lines, etc.

§ 831c-1

§ 831c-2

§ 831c-3

§ 831d - Directors; maintenance and operation of plant for production, sale, and distribution of fertilizer and power

§ 831e - Officers and employees; nonpolitical appointment; removal for violation

§ 831f - Control of plants and property vested in Corporation; transfer of other property to Corporation

§ 831g - Principal office of Corporation; books; directors’ oath

§ 831h - Annual financial statement; purchases and contracts; audit by Comptroller General

§ 831h-1

§ 831h-2

§ 831i - Sale of surplus power; preferences; experimental work; acquisition of existing electric facilities

§ 831j - Equitable distribution of surplus power among States and municipalities; improvement in production of fertilizer

§ 831k - Transmission lines; construction or lease; sale of power over other than Government lines; rates when sold for resale at profit

§ 831k-1

§ 831l - Financial assistance to States and local governments in lieu of taxation; apportionment; limitation on contracts for sale of power to municipalities; report to Congress

§ 831m - Allocation and charge of value and cost of plants to particular objects; cost accounting; reports of costs of operation; sale of surplus power at profit

§ 831m-1

§ 831n - Bonds for future construction; amount, terms, and conditions

§ 831n-1

§ 831n-2

§ 831n-3

§ 831n-4

§ 831o - Completion of unfinished plants authorized

§ 831p - Repealed. Pub. L. 89–554, § 8(a), Sept. 6, 1966, 80 Stat. 648

§ 831q - Eminent domain; contracts for relocation of railroads, highways, industrial plants, etc.

§ 831r - Patents; access to Patent and Trademark Office and right to copy patents; compensation to patentees

§ 831s - Possession by Government in time of war; damages to contract holders

§ 831t - Offenses; fines and punishment

§ 831u - Surveys; cooperation with States or other agencies

§ 831v - Legislation to carry out purposes of chapter; recommendation by President

§ 831w - Acquisition of real or personal property; payment by delivery of power; sale or lease of vacant land for industrial purposes

§ 831x - Condemnation proceedings; institution by Corporation; venue

§ 831y - Net proceeds over expense payable into Treasury

§ 831y-1

§ 831z - Authorization of appropriations

§ 831aa - Laws repealed

§ 831bb - Reservation of right to amend or repeal

§ 831cc - Separability

§ 831dd - Liberal construction of chapter; sale of surplus lands

U.S. Code: Title 31 - MONEY AND FINANCE
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