16 U.S. Code § 6207 - Annual adjustment of cabin user fee
(a) In general
The Secretary shall adjust the cabin user fee annually, using a rolling 5-year average of a published price index in accordance with subsection (b) or (c) of this section that reports changes in rural or similar land values in the State, county, or market area in which the lot is located.
(b) Initial index
(1) In general
For the period of 10 years beginning on October 11, 2000, the Secretary shall use changes in agricultural land prices in the appropriate State or county, as reported in the Index of Agricultural Land Prices published by the Department of Agriculture, to determine the annual adjustment to the cabin user fee in accordance with subsections (a) and (d) of this section.
(2) Statewide changes
In determining the annual adjustment to the cabin user fee for an authorization located in a county in which agricultural land prices are influenced by the criteria described in section 6205(b)(2) of this title, the Secretary shall use average statewide changes in the State in which the lot is located.
(c) New index
(1) In general
Not later than 10 years after October 11, 2000, the Secretary may select and use an index other than the method of adjustment of a cabin user fee described in subsection (b)(2) of this section to adjust a cabin user fee if the Secretary determines that a different index better reflects change in the value of a lot over time.
(2) Selection process
Before selecting a new index, the Secretary shall—
In calculating an annual adjustment to the base cabin user fee as determined by the initial index described in section  (b) of this section, the Secretary shall—
(1)limit any annual fee adjustment to an amount that is not more than 5 percent per year when the change in agricultural land values exceeds 5 percent in any 1 year; and
 So in original. Probably should be “subsection”.
Source(Pub. L. 106–291, title VI, § 608,Oct. 11, 2000, 114 Stat. 1019; Pub. L. 108–7, div. F, title III, § 324,Feb. 20, 2003, 117 Stat. 275.)
2003—Subsec. (b)(2). Pub. L. 108–7substituted “criteria” for “value influences” and “section 6205 (b)(2)” for “section 6205 (b)(3)”.
Change of Name
Committee on Resources of House of Representatives changed to Committee on Natural Resources of House of Representatives by House Resolution No. 6, One Hundred Tenth Congress, Jan. 5, 2007.
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