The non-Federal share of the separable costs of the project allocated to recreation and fish and wildlife enhancement shall be borne by non-Federal interests, under either or both of the following methods as may be determined appropriate by the head of the Federal agency having jurisdiction over the project: (1) payment, or provision of lands, interests therein, or facilities for the project; or (2) repayment, with interest at a rate comparable to that for other interest-bearing functions of Federal water resource projects, within fifty years of first use of project recreation or fish and wildlife enhancement facilities: Provided, That the source of repayment may be limited to entrance and user fees or charges collected at the project by non-Federal interests if the fee schedule and the portion of fees dedicated to repayment are established on a basis calculated to achieve repayment as aforesaid and are made subject to review and renegotiation at intervals of not more than five years.
16 U.S. Code § 460l–13 - Non-Federal administration of project land and water areas
1992—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 102–575 substituted “not less than one-half the costs of operation” for “all the costs of operation” in introductory provisions.
1974—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 93–251 substituted in text preceding item (1) “separable costs of the project allocated to recreation, and to bear one-quarter of such costs allocated to fish and wildlife enhancement” for “separable costs of the project allocated to either or both of said purposes, as the case may be” and in item (3) “separable costs of the project allocated to recreation and exactly three-quarters of such costs allocated to fish and wildlife enhancement” for “separable costs”, respectively.
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