PUBLIC LAW 101-508—NOV. 5, 1990 104 STAT. 1388-299 the Commission's costs in providing any such service or thing of value. (c) ANNUAL CHARGES. — (1) PERSONS SUBJECT TO CHARGE. —Any licensee of the Commission may be required to pay, in addition to the fees set forth in subsection (b), an annual charge. (2) AGGREGATE AMOUNT OF CHARGES. — The aggregate amount of the annual charge collected from all licensees shall equal an amount that approximates 100 percent of the budget authority of the Commission in the fiscal year in which such charge is collected, less any amount appropriated to the Commission from the Nuclear Waste Fund and the amount of fees collected under subsection (b) in such fiscal year. (3) AMOUNT PER UCENSEE.— The Commission shall establish, by rule, a schedule of charges fairly and equitably allocating the aggregate amount of charges described in paragraph (2) among licensees. To the maximum extent practicable, the charges shall have a reasonable relationship to the cost of providing regulatory services and may be based on the allocation of the Commission's resources among licensees or classes of licensees. (d) DEFINITION.—As used in this section, the term "Nuclear Waste Fund" means the fund established pursuant to section 302(c) of the Nuclear Waste Policy Act of 1982 (42 U.S.C. 10222(c)). (e) CONFORMING AMENDMENT TO COBRA.— Paragraph (1)(A) of section 7601 of the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1985 (Public Law 99-272) is amended by striking "except that for 42 USC 2213. fiscal year 1990 such maximum amount shall be estimated to be equal to 45 percent of the costs incurred by the Commission for fiscal year 1990" and inserting "except as otherwise provided by law". Subtitle C—Amendments to Coastal Zone coastai zone Act Management Act of 1972 AmendSi^^of
1990. SEC. 6201. SHORT TITLE. 16 USC 1451 This subtitle may be cited as the "Coastal Zone Act Reauthorization Amendments of 1990". SEC. 6202. FINDINGS AND PURPOSE OF THIS SUBTITLE. 16 USC 1451 (a) FINDINGS. —Congress finds and declares the following: (1) Our oceans, coastal waters, and estuaries constitute a unique resource. The condition of the water quality in and around the coastal areas is significantly declining. Growing human pressures on the coastal ecosystem will continue to degrade this resource until adequate actions and policies are implemented. (2) Almost one-half of our total population now lives in coastal areas. By 2010, the coastal population will have grown from 80,000,000 in 1960 to 127,000,000 people, an increase of approximately 60 percent, and population density in coastal counties will be among the highest in the Nation. (3) Marine resources contribute to the Nation's economic stability. Commercial and recreational fishery activities support an industry with an estimated value of $12,000,000,000 a year.