Summary: H.R.2520 — 103rd Congress (1993-1994)All Information (Except Text)

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Senate receded and concurred with amendment (11/09/1993)


Title I: Department of the Interior

Title II: Related Agencies

Title III: General Provisions

Department of the Interior and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 1994 - Title I: Department of the Interior - Makes appropriations for FY 1994 operation of the Department of the Interior.

Sets forth the uses and limitations for such appropriations.

Title II: Related Agencies - Makes appropriations for FY 1994 for the Department of Agriculture for the Forest Service.

Expresses the sense of the Congress that the Secretary of Agriculture should issue rules at the earliest practicable date on the issue of below-cost timber sales.

Makes appropriations for the Department of Energy for, among other things, fossil energy research and development, the Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR), 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 repair of buildings owned or occupied by the Smithsonian Institution; (7) the National Gallery of Art; and (8) the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.

Makes appropriations for: (1) the National Foundation on the Arts and 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 such funds.

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

(Sec. 309) Amends Federal law to allow the Executive Director of the Holocaust Memorial Museum to be paid with nonappropriated funds.

(Sec. 310) Requires expenditures under this Act to comply with the Buy American Act.

Expresses the sense of the Congress that entities receiving Federal assistance should purchase only American-made equipment and products.

Prohibits Federal contracts with persons found to have falsely labeled a product with a "Made in America" inscription.

(Sec. 311) Provides for the salvage of timber in spotted owl habitat so long as the habitat is not rendered unsuitable and that the salvage is done in full compliance with all existing environmental and forest management laws.