104 STAT. 1212 PUBLIC LAW 101-499—NOV. 2, 1990 SEC. 5. AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS. There are authorized to be appropriated such sums as may be necessary to carry out the purposes of this Act. Approved November 2, 1990. LEGISLATIVE HISTORY—S. 2846: HOUSE REPORTS: No. 101-879 (Cbmm. on Interior and Insular Affairs). SENATE REPORTS: No. 101-469 (Coram, on Energy and Natural Resources). CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 136 (1990): Sept. 26, considered and passed Senate. Oct. 15, considered and passed House, amended. Oct. 19, Senate concurred in House amendment.