16 U.S. Code § 6203 - Definitions
The term “authorization” means a special use permit for the use and occupancy of National Forest System land by a cabin owner under the authority of the program.
The term “cabin” means a privately built and owned recreation residence that is authorized for use and occupancy on National Forest System land.
The term “cabin user fee” means a special use fee paid annually by a cabin owner to the Secretary in accordance with this chapter.
The term “caretaker cabin” means a caretaker residence occupied in limited cases in which caretaker services are necessary to maintain the security of a tract.
The term “current cabin user fee” means the most recent cabin user fee that results from an annual adjustment to the base cabin user fee in accordance with section 6207 of this title.
The term “natural, native state” means the condition of a lot or site, free of any improvements, at the time at which the lot or site is first authorized for recreation residence use by the agency.
The term “program” means the recreation residence program established under the authority of section 497 of this title.
The term “Secretary” means the Secretary of Agriculture, acting through the Chief of the Forest Service.
The term “tract” means an established location within a National Forest containing 1 or more cabins authorized in accordance with the program.
The term “tract association” means a cabin owner association in which all cabin owners within a tract are eligible for membership.
The term “typical lot” means a cabin lot, or a group of cabin lots, in a tract that is selected for use in an appraisal as being representative of, and that has similar value characteristics as, other lots or groups of lots within the tract.
Pub. L. 113–291, div. B, title XXX, § 3024(k), Dec. 19, 2014, 128 Stat. 3766, provided that, effective on the date of the assessment of annual permit fees in accordance with section 6214(f) of this title (as certified to Congress by the Secretary of Agriculture), this section is repealed.
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