Payments to States in Lieu of Real Estate Taxes

To compensate local taxing units for the loss of taxes from federally acquired lands, 75 percent of all monies received or deposited in the Treasury during any fiscal year for the account of leasing of lands acquired by the United States for flood control, navigation and allied purposes, including the
development of hydroelectric power, are paid at the end of each year to the States in which such property is situated.

Agency - Department Of Defense

The Department of Defense provides the military forces needed to deter war and protect the security of the United States through five major areas: peacekeeping and war-fighting efforts, Homeland Security, evacuation and humanitarian causes.

Program Accomplishments

Not applicable.

Uses and Use Restrictions

Funds are to be expended as the State legislature may prescribe for the benefit of public schools and public roads of the county in which property is located, or for defraying of the expenses of the county government, including public obligations of levees and drainage districts for flood control and drainage improvements.

Eligibility Requirements

Applicant Eligibility

State government in which lands have been Federally acquired for purposes defined under Objectives.

Beneficiary Eligibility

State and county government being compensated and their residents.


Districts report to CERM-F by State and county the amounts collected. This program is excluded from coverage under OMB Circular No. A-87.

Aplication and Award Process

Preapplication Coordination


This program is excluded from coverage under E.O.

12372 and OMB Circular No.


Application Procedures

Automatic distribution is made as authorized by 33 U.S.C. 701c-3. No application is necessary. This program is excluded from coverage under OMB Circular No. A-110.

Award Procedures

Not applicable.




Flood Control Act of 1941, as amended, Public Law 83-228; Flood Control Act of 1946, as amended, Public Law 83-526, Public Law 83-60; Flood Control Act of 1954, Public Law 83-780, 33 U.S.C. 701C- 3.

Range of Approval/Disapproval Time

Not applicable.


Not applicable.


Not applicable.

Assistance Considerations

Formula and Matching Requirements

When property is situated in more than one State or county, the distributive share to each from the proceeds of such property shall be proportional to its area therein. There are no matching requirements.

Length and Time Phasing of Assistance

Not applicable.

Post Assistance Requirements







Financial Information

Account Identification



(Grants) FY 07 not reported; FY 08 est not reported; and FY 09 est not reported.

Range and Average of Financial Assistance

Not applicable.

Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature

Not applicable.

Information Contacts

Regional or Local Office


Headquarters Office

Headquarters, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Attn: CERM-FC., 20 Massachusetts Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20314-1000. Telephone: (202) 272-1931. FTS is not available.

Criteria for Selecting Proposals

Not applicable.

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