Distribution of Receipts to State and Local Governments

By various Laws, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) shares revenue with State, county, and local governments from fees charged for sale or use of public lands, minerals, and vegetation.

Payment amounts are determined by several codified formulas and supplements other Federal land revenue sharing
payments that local units may be receiving.

Payments may be used for any governmental purpose as specified in the various Public Laws.

Agency - Department of the Interior

The Department of the Interior protects and provides access to the Nation's natural and cultural heritage, including responsibilities to Indian tribes and island communities. Departmental goals include resource protection and usage, overseeing recreational opportunities, serving communities and excellence in management.

Website Address


Program Accomplishments

Not applicable.

Uses and Use Restrictions

Are specified in the various Public Laws.