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Department of the Interior and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 1991

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  • Arts, Humanities, and Museums Amendments of 1990

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Department of the Interior and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 1991

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Making appropriations for the Department of the Interior and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1991, and for other purposes.


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Date
11/05/1990Became Public Law No: 101-512.
11/05/1990Signed by President.
11/05/1990Presented to President.
10/27/1990Conference report agreed to in Senate: Senate agreed to conference report by Unanimous Consent.
10/27/1990Conference report agreed to in House: On agreeing to the conference report Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 298 - 43 (Roll no. 532).
10/27/1990Conference report filed: Conference report H. Rept. 101-971 filed.
10/24/1990Passed/agreed to in Senate: Passed Senate with amendments by Yea-Nay Vote. 92-6. Record Vote No: 309.
10/16/1990Committee on Appropriations. Reported to Senate by Senator Byrd with amendments. With written report No. 101-534.
10/15/1990Passed/agreed to in House: On passage Passed by recorded vote: 327 - 80 (Roll no. 464).
10/02/1990The House Committee on Appropriations reported an original measure, H. Rept. 101-789, by Mr. Yates.
10/02/1990Introduced in House

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Date Chamber
11/05/1990Became Public Law No: 101-512.
11/05/1990Signed by President.
11/05/1990HousePresented to President.
11/05/1990SenateMeasure Signed in Senate.
10/27/1990SenateSenate agreed to conference report by Unanimous Consent.
10/27/1990-9:56pmHouseMotions to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
10/27/1990-9:56pmHouseOn agreeing to the conference report Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 298 - 43 (Roll no. 532).
10/27/1990-9:37pmHouseThe previous question was ordered without objection.
10/27/1990-9:30pmHouseDEBATE - The House resumed debate.
10/27/1990-9:07pmHouseDEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate.
10/27/1990-9:07pmHouseMr. Yates brought up conference report H.Rept. 101-971 for consideration under the provisions of H. Res. 542.
10/27/1990-7:43pmHouseRule H. Res. 542 passed House.
10/27/1990-6:09pmHouseRules Committee Resolution H. Res. 542 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of the conference report to H.R. 5769. Upon adoption of this resolution it shall be in order to consider the conference report on the bill, and all points of order against the conference report and against its consideration shall be waived. The conference report shall be considered as having been read when called up for consideration.
10/27/1990-4:37pmHouseConference report H. Rept. 101-971 filed.
10/25/1990-11:02amHouseMotion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
10/25/1990-11:02amHouseThe chair appointed conferees: Yates, Murtha, Dicks, AuCoin, Bevill, Atkins, Whitten, Regula, McDade, Lowery (CA), and Conte.
10/25/1990-11:02amHouseOn motion that the House disagree to the Senate amendments, and agree to a conference Agreed to without objection.
10/25/1990-11:02amHouseMr. Yates asked unanimous consent that the House disagree to the Senate amendments, and agree to a conference.
10/25/1990SenateMessage on Senate action sent to the House.
10/24/1990SenateSenate insists on its amendments, asks for a conference, appoints conferees Byrd; Johnston; Leahy; DeConcini; Burdick; Bumpers; Hollings; Reid; McClure; Stevens; Garn; Cochran; Rudman; Nickles; Domenici.
10/24/1990SenatePassed Senate with amendments by Yea-Nay Vote. 92-6. Record Vote No: 309.
10/24/1990SenateS.Amdt.3133 Amendment SP 3133 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
10/24/1990SenateAmendment SP 3133 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
10/24/1990SenateS.Amdt.3133 Proposed by Senator Byrd. Providing up to $1,000,000 to be made available to the Office of Surface Mining out of its funds allocated to the State of Pennsylvania for the purpose of extinguishing the Thomas Portal fire.
10/24/1990SenateAmendment SP 3133 proposed by Senator Byrd.
10/24/1990SenateAmendment SP 3132 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
10/24/1990SenateS.Amdt.3132 Amendment SP 3132 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
10/24/1990SenateS.Amdt.3132 Proposed by Senator Helms. To prohibit the use of appropriated funds for the dissemination, promotion, or production of obscene or indecent materials or materials denigrating a particular religion.
10/24/1990SenateAmendment SP 3132 proposed by Senator Helms.
10/24/1990SenateAmendment SP 3131 not agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
10/24/1990SenateS.Amdt.3131 Amendment not agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
10/24/1990SenateS.Amdt.3131 Proposed by Senator Helms. To forbid the use of appropriations to provide financial assistance to individuals above a certain income level.
10/24/1990SenateAmendment SP 3131 proposed by Senator Helms.
10/24/1990SenateS.Amdt.3130 Amendment SP 3130 agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 73-24. Record Vote No: 308.
10/24/1990SenateAmendment SP 3130 agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 73-24. Record Vote No: 308.
10/24/1990SenateS.Amdt.3130 Proposed by Senator Hatch. To require that the National Endowment for the Arts establish review panel procedures and sanctions for persons who produce obscene projects or productions.
10/24/1990SenateAmendment SP 3130 proposed by Senator Hatch.
10/24/1990SenateAmendment SP 3119 not agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 29-70. Record Vote No: 307.
10/24/1990SenateS.Amdt.3119 Amendment SP 3119 not agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 29-70. Record Vote No: 307.
10/24/1990SenateS.Amdt.3119 Considered by Senate.
10/24/1990SenateConsidered by Senate.
10/23/1990SenateS.Amdt.3119 Proposed by Senator Helms. To prohibit the use of funds by the National Endowment for the Arts to promote, distribute, disseminate, or produce materials that depict or describe sexual or excretory activities or organs.
10/23/1990SenateAmendment SP 3119 proposed by Senator Helms.
10/23/1990SenateS.Amdt.3118 Amendment SP 3118 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
10/23/1990SenateAmendment SP 3118 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
10/23/1990SenateS.Amdt.3118 Proposed by Senator Byrd for Senator Rockefeller. To modify the boundaries of Cranberry Wilderness.
10/23/1990SenateAmendment SP 3118 proposed by Senator Byrd for Senator Rockefeller.
10/23/1990SenateS.Amdt.3117 Amendment SP 3117 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
10/23/1990SenateAmendment SP 3117 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
10/23/1990SenateS.Amdt.3117 Proposed by Senator McClure for Senator Murkowski. To provide a report on toxic contaminants found on Federal lands that have been transferred to Alaska Natives.
10/23/1990SenateAmendment SP 3117 proposed by Senator McClure for Senator Murkowski.
10/23/1990SenateS.Amdt.3116 Amendment SP 3116 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
10/23/1990SenateAmendment SP 3116 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
10/23/1990SenateS.Amdt.3116 Proposed by Senator McClure. With respect to the application of the Federal Tort Claims Act to Indian contractors.
10/23/1990SenateAmendment SP 3116 proposed by Senator McClure.
10/23/1990SenateS.Amdt.3115 Amendment SP 3115 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
10/23/1990SenateAmendment SP 3115 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
10/23/1990SenateS.Amdt.3115 Proposed by Senator McClure for Senator Wallop. To appropriate $2, 800,000 to go to the purchase of 560 acres within the Buffalo Valley Composite, Brodgor Teton National Forest, Wyoming.
10/23/1990SenateAmendment SP 3115 proposed by Senator McClure for Senator Wallop.
10/23/1990SenateS.Amdt.3114 Amendment SP 3114 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
10/23/1990SenateAmendment SP 3114 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
10/23/1990SenateS.Amdt.3114 Proposed by Senator McClure for Senator Pressler. To rename the Cedar Pass Visitor Center at Badlands National Park, South Dakota, as the Ben Reifel Visitor Center.
10/23/1990SenateAmendment SP 3114 proposed by Senator McClure for Senator Pressler.
10/23/1990SenateS.Amdt.3113 Amendment SP 3113 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
10/23/1990SenateS.Amdt.3113 Proposed by Senator Byrd for Senator Burdick. To restore funding to certain school districts in North Dakota.
10/23/1990SenateAmendment SP 3113 proposed by Senator Byrd for Senator Burdick.
10/23/1990SenateS.Amdt.3112 Motion to table agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 62-34. Record Vote No: 303.
10/23/1990SenateMotion to table SP 3112 agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 62-34. Record Vote No: 303.
10/23/1990SenateS.Amdt.3112 Proposed by Senator Packwood. To provide for agency consultation to consider the Northern Spotted Owl.
10/23/1990SenateAmendment SP 3112 proposed by Senator Packwood.
10/23/1990SenateS.Amdt.3110 Motion to table SP 3110 agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 52-44. Record Vote No: 302.
10/23/1990SenateMotion to table SP 3110 agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 52-44. Record Vote No: 302.
10/23/1990SenateAmendment SP 3110 proposed by Senator Fowler.
10/23/1990SenateConsidered by Senate.
10/23/1990SenateS.Amdt.3110 Proposed by Senator Fowler. To reduce appropriations for forest road construction by $100,000,000 and reallocate 40,000,000 of that amount to other activities.
10/22/1990SenateS.Amdt.3107 Amendment SP 3107 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
10/22/1990SenateAmendment SP 3107 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
10/22/1990SenateS.Amdt.3107 Proposed by Senator McClure for Senator Humphrey. To direct the National Park Service to report accurate attendance figures for mass political demonstrations held in the Nation's Capital.
10/22/1990SenateAmendment SP 3107 proposed by Senator McClure for Senator Humphrey.
10/22/1990SenateS.Amdt.3106 Amendment SP 3106 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
10/22/1990SenateAmendment SP 3106 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
10/22/1990SenateS.Amdt.3106 Proposed by Senator McClure for Senator Boschwitz. To make certain funds available by reallocation.
10/22/1990SenateAmendment SP 3106 proposed by Senator McClure for Senator Boschwitz.
10/22/1990SenateS.Amdt.3105 Amendment SP 3105 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
10/22/1990SenateAmendment SP 3105 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
10/22/1990SenateS.Amdt.3105 Proposed by Senator Stevens. Relating to the statute of limitations and appraisal procedures for certain mining claims.
10/22/1990SenateAmendment SP 3105 proposed by Senator Stevens.
10/22/1990SenateAmendment SP 3104 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
10/22/1990SenateS.Amdt.3104 Amendment SP 3104 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
10/22/1990SenateS.Amdt.3104 Proposed by Senator McClure for Senator Dole. To provide for the purchase of land for the Marais des Cygnes Wildlife Refuge in Kansas.
10/22/1990SenateAmendment SP 3104 proposed by Senator McClure for Senator Dole.
10/22/1990SenateAmendment SP 3103 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
10/22/1990SenateS.Amdt.3103 Amendment SP 3103 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
10/22/1990SenateS.Amdt.3103 Proposed by Senator Reid. To convey certain federal lands and improvements to the National Park Service.
10/22/1990SenateAmendment SP 3103 proposed by Senator Reid.
10/22/1990SenateS.Amdt.3102 Amendment SP 3102 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
10/22/1990SenateAmendment SP 3102 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
10/22/1990SenateS.Amdt.3102 Proposed by Senator Burns. To provide for the reimbursement to cattle owners in Montana, Wyoming, North Dakota, and Idaho for the costs of testing cattle for brucellosis due to exposure to national park herds.
10/22/1990SenateAmendment SP 3102 proposed by Senator Burns.
10/22/1990SenateS.Amdt.3101 Amendment SP 3101 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
10/22/1990SenateAmendment SP 3101 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
10/22/1990SenateS.Amdt.3101 Proposed by Senator McClure for Senator Domenici. To provide appropriations for the West Shiprock Irrigation Project in New Mexico.
10/22/1990SenateAmendment SP 3101 proposed by Senator McClure for Senator Domenici.
10/22/1990SenateS.Amdt.3100 Amendment SP 3100 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
10/22/1990SenateAmendment SP 3100 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
10/22/1990SenateS.Amdt.3100 Proposed by Senator Moynihan. To provide advanced appropriations for Seneca Indains claims in New York.
10/22/1990SenateAmendment SP 3100 proposed by Senator Moynihan.
10/22/1990SenateThe Committee on page 155, line 13 determined non germane in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 48-50. Record Vote No: 301.
10/22/1990SenateS.Amdt.3099 Amendment SP 3099 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
10/22/1990SenateAmendment SP 3099 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
10/22/1990SenateS.Amdt.3099 Proposed by Senator Byrd. To make technical corrections.
10/22/1990SenateAmendment SP 3099 proposed by Senator Byrd.
10/22/1990SenateS.Amdt.3098 Amendment SP 3098 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
10/22/1990SenateAmendment SP 3098 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
10/22/1990SenateS.Amdt.3098 Proposed by Senator Burdick. To increase funding to the National Wildlife Refuge Fund.
10/22/1990SenateAmendment SP 3098 proposed by Senator Burdick.
10/22/1990SenateMeasure laid before Senate by unanimous consent.
10/16/1990SenatePlaced on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 991.
10/16/1990SenateCommittee on Appropriations. Reported to Senate by Senator Byrd with amendments. With written report No. 101-534.
10/16/1990SenateCommittee on Appropriations. Ordered to be reported with amendments favorably.
10/16/1990SenateReceived in the Senate and read twice and referred to the Committee on Appropriations.
10/15/1990-9:58pmHouseThe Clerk was authorized to correct section numbers, punctuation, and cross references, and to make other necessary technical and conforming corrections in the engrossment of H.R. 5769.
10/15/1990-9:58pmHouseMotion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
10/15/1990-9:58pmHouseOn passage Passed by recorded vote: 327 - 80 (Roll no. 464).
10/15/1990-9:40pmHouseThe House adopted the amendments en gros as agreed to by the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union.
10/15/1990-9:38pmHouseThe previous question was ordered without objection.
10/15/1990-9:37pmHouseThe House rose from the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union to report H.R. 5769.
10/15/1990-9:36pmHouseH.Amdt.866 On agreeing to the Frenzel amendment (A008) Failed by recorded vote: 167 - 234 (Roll no. 463).
10/15/1990-9:03pmHouseMr. Yates asked unanimous consent that the time for debate on the amendment be limited to not to exceed ten minutes. Agreed to without objection.
10/15/1990-9:03pmHouseH.Amdt.866 Amendment (A008) offered by Mr. Frenzel.
10/15/1990-9:01pmHouseH.Amdt.864 On agreeing to the Regula amendment (A006) as amended Agreed to by recorded vote: 342 - 58 (Roll no. 462).
10/15/1990-8:41pmHouseH.Amdt.865 On agreeing to the Williams amendment (A007) Agreed to by recorded vote: 234 - 171 (Roll no. 461).
10/15/1990-7:50pmHouseH.Amdt.865 Substitute (A007) offered by Mr. Williams to the Regula amendment (A006).
10/15/1990-7:12pmHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 505, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 30 minutes of debate on the amendment.
10/15/1990-7:12pmHouseH.Amdt.864 Amendment (A006) offered by Mr. Regula.
10/15/1990-7:11pmHouseH.Amdt.863 On agreeing to the Synar amendment (A005) Agreed to by recorded vote: 251 - 155 (Roll No. 460).
10/15/1990-5:39pmHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 505, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with one hour of debate on the Synar amendment and all amendments thereto.
10/15/1990-5:38pmHouseH.Amdt.863 Amendment (A005) offered by Mr. Synar.
10/15/1990-5:38pmHouseH.Amdt.862 On agreeing to the Dicks amendment (A004) Agreed to by voice vote.
10/15/1990-5:36pmHouseH.Amdt.862 Amendment (A004) offered by Mr. Dicks.
10/15/1990-5:35pmHouseH.Amdt.861 On agreeing to the Walker amendment (A003) Failed by recorded vote: 106 - 295 (Roll no. 459).
10/15/1990-4:50pmHouseH.Amdt.861 Amendment (A003) offered by Mr. Walker.
10/15/1990-4:49pmHouseMr. Gilman raised a point of order against the content of the measure. Mr. Gilman stated that the proviso on page 47, line 15 of the bill, which authorizes a grant for a study of the Sterling Forest in New York and New Jersey, constituted legislation on an Appropriation bill. The Chair sustained the point of order.
10/15/1990-4:47pmHouseH.Amdt.860 On agreeing to the Walker amendment (A002) Failed by recorded vote: 104 - 281 (Roll no. 458).
10/15/1990-3:44pmHouseH.Amdt.860 Amendment (A002) offered by Mr. Walker.
10/15/1990-3:43pmHouseOn motion to resolve into Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union Agreed to by voice vote.
10/15/1990-3:42pmHouseMr. Yates moved to resolve into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union.
10/15/1990-3:42pmHouseConsidered as unfinished business.
10/12/1990-4:31pmHouseCommittee of the Whole House on the state of the Union rises leaving H.R. 5769 as unfinished business.
10/12/1990-4:31pmHouseH.Amdt.859 On agreeing to the Yates amendments (A001) Agreed to by voice vote.
10/12/1990-4:27pmHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to H. Res. 505, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with twenty minutes of debate on the amendments.
10/12/1990-4:27pmHouseH.Amdt.859 Amendments (A001) offered by Mr. Yates.
10/12/1990-3:41pmHouseGENERAL DEBATE - Pursuant to the previous unanimous consent agreement, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with one hour of general debate.
10/12/1990-3:41pmHouseThe Speaker designated the Honorable James L. Oberstar to act as Chairman of the Committee.
10/12/1990-3:41pmHouseOn motion to resolve into Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union Agreed to without objection.
10/12/1990-3:39pmHousePending the foergoing motion, Mr. Yates asked unanimous consent that the time for general debate on the bill be limited to not to exceed one hour. Agreed to without objection.
10/12/1990-3:39pmHouseMr. Yates moved to resolve into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union.
10/12/1990-3:36pmHouseRule provides for consideration of H.R. 5769. Certain points of order against consideration of the bill are waived. Measure will be read by section. Bill is open to amendments. It shall be in order to consider en bloc amendments, if offered by Mr. Yates of Illinois; said amendments shall be debatable for not to exceed 20 minutes and said amendments en bloc may amend portions of the bill not yet read for amendment and if adopted, shall become original text for purpose of further amendment under the five-minute rule. It shall be in order to consider the amendment printed in the report of the Committee on Rules accompanying this resolution, if offered by Mr. Regula of Ohio or his designee and shall be debatable for not to exceed 30 minutes. It shall be in order to consider the amendment printed in the report of the Committee on Rules if offered by Mr. Synar or his designee and said
10/12/1990-3:36pmHouseConsidered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 505.
10/10/1990-9:05pmHouseRules Committee Resolution H. Res. 500 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 5769. All points of order against consideration of the bill are waived. Measure will be read by section. Bill is open to amendments. It shall be in order to consider en bloc amendments, if offered by Mr. Yates of Illinois; said amendments shall be debatable for not to exceed 20 minutes and said amendments en bloc may amend portions of the bill not yet read for amendment and if adopted, shall become original text for purpose of further amendment under the five-minute rule. It shall be in order to consider the amendment printed in the report of the Committee on Rules accompanying this resolution, if offered by Mr. Regula of Ohio or his designee and shall be debatable for not to exceed 30 minutes. It shall be in order to consider the amendment printed in the report of the Committee on Rules if offered by Mr. Synar or his designee and said amendment shall be debatable for not to exce...
10/02/1990HousePlaced on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 496.
10/02/1990HouseThe House Committee on Appropriations reported an original measure, H. Rept. 101-789, by Mr. Yates.
10/02/1990-10:50amHousePOINTS OF ORDER RESERVED - Mr. Conte reserved all points of order against H.R. 5769.

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Senate Appropriations10/16/1990 Referred to
10/16/1990 Markup by
10/16/1990 Reported by S.Rept 101-534
House Appropriations10/02/1990 Reported original measure H.Rept 101-789

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Department of the Interior and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 1991 - Title I: Department of the Interior - Makes appropriations for FY 1991 within the Department of the Interior for: (1) the Bureau of Land Management; (2) the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service; (3) the National Park Service; (4) the Geological Survey; (5) the Minerals Management Service; (6) the Bureau of Mines; (7) the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement; (8) the Bureau of Indian Affairs; (9) the Office of Territorial and International Affairs; and (10) the Departmental offices, including the Office of the Secretary, the Office of the Solicitor, the Office of Construction Management, the Office of the Inspector General, and the National Indian Gaming Commission.

Establishes in the Treasury a working capital fund to assist in the management of certain support activities of the Geological Survey.

Allows the transfer of funds by the Secretary of the Interior for the emergency replacement, reconstruction, or repair of aircraft, buildings, utilities, or other facilities or equipment damaged or destroyed by fire, flood, storm, or other unavoidable causes.

Allows transfer of funds for suppression or emergency prevention of forest fires and for response to other emergency situations.

Prohibits the use of funds for the conduct of leasing or related activities on areas within the Eastern Gulf of Mexico, Central, Southern and Northern California, Washington, Oregon, and the North Atlantic.

Prohibits the use of appropriated funds to finance the changing of the name of Mount McKinley.

Prohibits the use of funds for the preparation for, or conduct of, pre-leasing and leasing activities of lands within a certain area of the Outer Continental Shelf off the coastline of Massachusetts or specified lands surrounding Georges Bank.

Prohibits the use of funds for the financing of agreements or arrangements for the management of lands, waters, and interests on Matagorda Island, Texas, which were purchased with amounts from the Land and Water Conservation Fund.

Prohibits the use of funds for leasing or drilling or other exploration activity on lands within the North Aleutian Basin planning area.

Prohibits the use of funds for preleasing and leasing activities for Outer Continental Shelf Lease Sale 137 in the Eastern Gulf of Mexico.

Authorizes the Secretary of the Interior to exercise certain authorities in the administration of the Department of the Interior Museum.

Allows the use of funds to provide nonmonetary awards of nominal value to contributors to Department of the Interior programs. Allows the use of funds to pay incidental costs of volunteers working on programs of the Department.

Prohibits the use of funds to evict, or demolish the homes or structures, of those members of the Yakima Indian Tribe presently residing at Federal in lieu of fishing sites located at Cooks Landing and Underwood in the State of Washington.

Allows certain mining claims holders to file an action for inverse condemnation against the United States at least until December 31, 1999. Establishes an appraisal process for validity determinations.

Modifies the boundaries of the Cranberry Wilderness.

Title II: Related Agencies - Makes appropriations for FY 1991 for the Department of Agriculture for the Forest Service.

Designates "Crooks Peak" in California.

Prohibits clearcutting or other forms of even-age management in hardwood timber stands in the Wayne National Forest, Ohio, or the Shawnee National Forest, Illinois.

Prohibits the use of funds for the construction of any motel-restaurant or similar accommodations on lands within the Allegheny National Forest, Pennsylvania.

Provides for a five percent increase in funds allocated to certain Forest Service programs in FY 1992, to be derived from timber receipts, if a specific forest achieves its timber sale offer and pipeline preparation targets in FY 1991.

Authorizes the Forest Service to employ or contract with persons to perform work occasioned by various emergencies.

Authorizes the Chief of the Forest Service to establish an advisory committee on the Ouachita National Forest to advise the Forest Supervisor on the new Forest Plan.

Amends Federal law to increase the authorized amount to be spent for recreational facilities for Forest Service employees at isolated locations.

Directs the Forest Service to begin the preparation of all environmental documents necessary to implement the management goals, policies, standards, and guidelines contained in land and resource management plans on the national forests in Region 6, Oregon and Washington.

Makes appropriations for the Department of Energy for, among other things, the clean coal technology, fossil energy research and development, the SPR (Strategic Petroleum Reserve), and the SPR Account.

Makes appropriations to the Department of Health and Human Services for the Indian Health Service for Indian health services and facilities.

Appropriates funds to: (1) the Department of Education for the Office of Elementary and Secondary Education for Indian education; (2) the Office of Navajo and Hopi Relocation; (3) the Institute of American Indian and Alaska Native Culture and Arts Development; (4) the Smithsonian Institution; (5) construction and improvements at the National Zoological Park; (6) restoration and renovation of buildings owned or occupied by the Smithsonian Institution; (7) construction at the Whipple Observatory; (8) the National Gallery of Art (NGA); (9) repair, restoration, and renovation buildings of the NGA; and (10) the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.

Makes appropriations for: (1) the National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities for the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Humanities; (2) the Institute of Museum Services; (3) the Commission of Fine Arts; (4) National Capital arts and cultural affairs; (5) the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation; (6) the National Capital Planning Commission; (7) the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial Commission; (8) the Pennsylvania Avenue Development Corporation; and (9) the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Council.

Sets forth uses and prohibitions on uses of such funds.

Title III: General Provisions - Sets forth uses and limitations or prohibitions on uses of funds appropriated by this Act.

Prohibits the use of funds to implement a transfer of property located within the city of Minneapolis from the Department of Housing and Urban Development to any Indian tribe.

Prohibits the Secretaries of the Interior and of Agriculture from using such funds for leasing of oil and natural gas by noncompetitive bidding on public lands within the Shawnee National Forest, Illinois.

Prohibits the use of funds in this Act to evaluate, consider, process, or award oil, gas, or geothermal leases on Federal lands in the Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest, State of Washington.

Prohibits the use of funds for deer hunting in the Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge.

Prohibits the use of funds in this Act for the sale of timber from giant sequoia trees which are located on National Forest System or Bureau of Land Management lands.

Specifies required percentage payments to be made by the U.S. Government: (1) to the Oregon and California land-grant counties in the State of Oregon for their share of land-grant receipts collected during the three-year baseline period of FY 1988 through 1990; and (2) to States affected by decisions relating to the Northern Spotted Owl from FY 1991 receipts collected during such period.

Makes appropriations to the Forest Service to prepare the Supplement to the Final Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) for the proposed Early Winters Alpine Sports Site in the Methow Valley, Washington. Provides for judicial challenges to decisions or actions of the Forest Service with respect to the SEIS, restricting such challenges to the United States Court for the District of Oregon.

Prohibits funds under this Act (the Department of the Interior and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 1991) or any other Act from being used by the Department of the Interior or the Forest Service or the Department of Agriculture to make reimbursements to any other Federal department for litigation costs associated with the Prince William Sound oilspill.

Amends Federal law to exempt home mortgage guarantees from certain reporting requirements.

Prohibits the use of funds under this Act to implement a new fee schedule or increase the fees charged for communication site use of lands administered by the Forest Service or Bureau of Land Management above the levels in effect on January 1, 1989.

Prohibits the use of funds to ensure that hardwood saw timber harvested from Federal lands east of the 100th meridian is marked in such a manner to make it readily identifiable at all times before its manufacture.

Provides for an administrative site for Great Basin National Park, Nevada under the jurisdiction of the National Park Service.

Directs the Secretary of the Interior to report to the Congress on lands in Alaska which were transferred under the Native Claims Settlement Act and subsequently discovered to be contaminated.

Arts, Humanities, and Museums Amendments of 1990 - Title I: Amendments to the National Foundation on the Arts and Humanities Act of 1965 - Amends the National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities Act of 1965 (NFAHA) to include all those traditional arts practiced by the diverse peoples of this country under the definition of "the arts."

Defines a "developing arts organization" as a local arts organization of high artistic promise which: (1) serves as an important source of local arts programming in a community; and (2) has the potential to develop artistically and institutionally to broaden public access to the arts in rural and inner city areas and other areas that are underserved artistically.

Defines "obscene" as something determined to be obscene by a final judgment of a court of record and of competent jurisdiction in the United States. Includes among supportable projects those that: (1) develop and enhance the widest public education in the arts; (2) encourage public education in the arts; (3) enhance managerial and organizational skills and capacities; (4) have national or international significance; or (5) projects, productions, and workships through film, radio, video, and similar media to broaden public access to the arts.

Requires the Chairperson of the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) to ensure that: (1) artistic excellence and merit are the criteria by which applications are judged, taking into consideration general standards of decency and respect for the diverse beliefs and values of the American public; and (2) NEA regulations and procedures clearly indicate that obscenity is without artistic merit, is not protected speech, and shall not be funded. Prohibits NEA funding of projects, productions, workshops, and programs determined to be obscene. Declares that disapproval or approval of such an application by the Chairperson shall not be construed to mean or considered as evidence that the project, etc. is or is not obscene.

Requires State applications for NEA financial assistance to describe levels of participation in assisted projects by artists and arts organizations and of the availability of such projects to all people and communities in the State for the most recent preceding year for which information is available.

Authorizes NEA contracts or grants to public agencies and private nonprofit organizations to stimulate artistic activity and awareness which are in keeping with the varied cultural traditions of this Nation.

Directs the NEA Chairperson to continue to develop and employ practical national information systems on the arts to prepare quadrennial (currently, biennial) state of the arts information to the public.

Revises NEA application, assistance distribution, and compliance review requirements.

Directs the NEA Chairperson to require a recipient to repay any NEA financial assistance used for a project, production, workshop, or program determined to be obscene, before such recipient may receive any subsequent financial assistance.

Authorizes the NEA Chairperson to establish a program of contracts with or grants to States for: (1) raising artistic capabilities of developing organizations by providing for artistic, programmatic, and staff development and technical assistance for organization, financial management, and long-range fiscal planning; and (2) stimulating artistic activity and awareness and broadening public access to the arts in rural, inner city, and other underserved areas.

Establishes a new program of grants and contracts for access to the arts through support of education to: (1) foster and encourage exceptional talent, public knowledge, understanding, and appreciation of the arts; and (2) support the education, training, and development of this Nation's artists. Directs the NEA Chairperson to appoint an advisory council on arts education.

Revises certain requirements for the National Council on the Arts. Requires Council member appointments to represent equitably all U.S. geographic areas. Requires all policy meetings of the Council to be open to the public. Requires the Council to: (1) create written records summarizing all its meetings, discussions, and recommendations to the NEA Chairperson; and (2) make such records available to the public in a manner that protects the privacy of individual applicants, panel members, and Council members. Requires Council recommendations with respect to the approval of each application and the amount of financial assistance (if any). Repeals the NEA Chairperson's current authority to approve or disapprove an application before receiving the Council's recommendation if the Council fails to make it within a reasonable time. Requires an expressed and direct delegation of authority from the Council before the NEA Chairperson may approve or disapprove an application involving $30,000 or less. Grants the NEA Chairperson final authority to approve each application, but: (1) allows the Chairperson to provide an applicant only the amount of financial assistance recommended by the Council; and (2) prohibits the Chairperson from approving an application with respect to which the Council makes a negative recommendation. Directs the Council to make recommendations to the Chairperson concerning: (1) whether to approve applications for specified types of financial assistance that are determined by panels to have artistic excellence and merit; and (2) the amount of financial assistance the Chairperson should provide with respect to each such application.

Revises provisions for the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). Authorizes the NEH Chairperson to enter in arrangements to carry out various NEH functions and programs.

Provides for NEH initiation and support of training and workshops in the humanities through arrangements with institutions or individuals.

Authorizes NEH financial assistance to foster programs and projects that provide access to and preserve materials important to research, education, and public understanding of the humanities.

Provides for coordination (currently correlation) of NEH programs with other Federal and non-Federal programs.

Revises provisions for designation of State administrative agencies for purposes of NEH financial assistance.

Requires information for the most recent preceding year for which information is available on: (1) public meetings held for presentation of public views and recommendations for State plans; and (2) State plan descriptions of levels of participation in assisted programs by scholars and scholarly organizations and of the availability of such programs to all people and communities in the State.

Directs the NEH Chairperson to continue to develop practical national information systems on the humanities to prepare quadrennial (currently, biennial) state of the humanities reports for the President and the Congress.

Allows a group to be eligible for certain NEH financial assistance only if: (1) no part of its net earnings incurs to the benefit of any private stockholder or individual; and (2) donations to such group are allowable as a charitable contribution under specified Internal Revenue Code standards.

Authorizes the following NEH annual awards: (1) the Jefferson Lecture in the Humanities, for distinguished intellectual achievement in the humanities; and (2) the Charles Frankel Prize, to up to five persons each year for outstanding contributions to the public's understanding of the humanities.

Directs the Federal Council on the Arts and the Humanities to encourage an ongoing dialogue in support of the arts and humanities among Federal agencies.

Repeals authorization for a study of Federal support to museums by the Federal Council on the Arts and the Humanities.

Directs the NEA Chairperson to use advisory panels to review applications and make recommendations to the National Council on the Arts in all cases except when the Chairperson exercises' specified delegated authority. Requires such review panels to recommend applications for projects, productions, and workshops solely on the basis artistic excellence and merit. Directs the NEA Chairperson to issue regulations and establish procedures to: (1) ensure that all panels are composed, to the extent practicable, of individuals reflecting a wide geographic, ethnic, and minority representation as well as well as diverse artistic and cultural points of view; (2) ensure that all panels include representation of lay individuals knowledgeable but not engaged in the arts as a profession, and not members of artistics' or arts organizations; (3) establish standardized panel procedures, where feasible; (4) require a written record of all panel deliberations and recommendations to be made public in a manner that protects privacy; (5) require use of site visitations to view and report on an applicant's work, where necessary and feasible; and (6) require panel membership to change substantially from year to year, with no appointment to exceed three consecutive years. Prohibits the NEA Chairperson from appointing to serve on a panel any individual who has, or is an employee of an organization which has, a pending application before that panel.

Authorizes appropriations for FY 1991 through 1993 for the NEA and the NEH, including incentive authorizations for both Endowments, and administrative, including official reception and representation, expenses.

Repeals the authority of either Chairperson to transfer excess funds to the other Endowment.

Authorizes appropriations for arts education activities, if the total amount appropriated to the NEA exceeds a certain level in any fiscal year.

Directs the Comptroller General to study and report to specified congressional officials on: (1) Federal, State, and local funding of the arts; and (2) NEA program staffing policies and practices, use of consultants, and use of independent contractors as administrative staff.

Title II: Amendments to the Museum Services Act - Amends the Museum Services Act (MSA) to revise membership and meeting requirements of the National Museum Service Board and certain provisions concerning the Director of the Institute of Museum Services.

Revises provisions relating to the activities of the Institute of Museum Services. Provides for grants to museum collections generally (currently "artifacts and art objects"). Expands eligibility for museum (and also conservation services) funding to include private, nonprofit professional museum or conservation-related organizations, research institutions, universities, or museums (currently only "professional museum organizations"). Removes a one-year limitation on funding of each such project.

Authorizes appropriations FY 1991 through 1993 for: (1) grants to museums to increase and improve museum services; and (2) the Institute of Museum Services.

Requires the Director of the Institute of Museum Services to undertake an assessment of the needs of small, emerging, minority, and rural museums. Authorizes appropriations for each of two fiscal years, but not in any fiscal year in which appropriations for museum services grants are less than a specified amount.

Title III: Amendments to the Arts and Artifacts Indemnity Act - Amends the Arts and Artifacts Indemnity Act to increase the maximum limits, for indemnity agreements under such Act, on: (1) aggregate loss or damage covered by all such agreements at any one time; (2) loss or damage covered for a single exhibition; and (3) the deductible for a single exhibition, according to the amount covered.

Title IV: Miscellaneous - Expresses the sense of the Congress that any recipient of any form of Federal assistance under the Acts amended by this Act should purchase American-made equipment and supplies in expending such assistance. Requires the entity providing such assistance to provide to each recipient a notice describing such sense of the Congress.