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Bill Signed: S. 2051

Mon, 06/17/2024 - 15:35

On Monday, June 17, 2024, the President signed into law:
 
S. 2051, the “Missing Children’s Assistance Reauthorization Act of 2023,” which reauthorizes and makes certain modifications to the Missing Children’s Assistance Act and authorizes to be appropriated $49.3 million for each of fiscal years 2024 through 2028 for missing and exploited children’s programs.

Thank you to Senators Durbin and Graham, and Representatives Bean, Courtney, Foxx, and Bobby Scott for their leadership.

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Bill Signed: S. 546

Fri, 05/24/2024 - 12:45

On Friday, May 24, 2024, the President signed into law:
 
S. 546, the “Recruit and Retain Act,” which authorizes the Department of Justice to award grants to enhance certain recruitment and retention efforts of law enforcement agencies.

Thank you to Senators Fischer, Coons, Cornyn and Klobuchar, and Representatives Hunt and Ivey for their leadership.

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Bills Signed: H.R. 593, H.R. 1042

Mon, 05/13/2024 - 18:59

On Monday, May 13, 2024, the President signed into law:

H.R. 593, which renames the Department of Veterans Affairs community-based outpatient clinic in Hinesville, Georgia, as the John Gibson, Dan James, William Sapp, and Frankie Smiley VA Clinic;

Thank you to Representative Carter and the Georgia delegation for their leadership; and

H.R. 1042, the “Prohibiting Russian Uranium Imports Act,” which prohibits the importation of unirradiated, low-enriched uranium that is produced in the Russian Federation or by a Russian entity;

Thank you to Representatives McMorris Rodgers and Latta, and Senators Barrasso, Coons, Heinrich, Lummis, Manchin, Marshall, and Risch, and many others for their leadership.

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Bill Signed: H.R. 8289

Fri, 05/10/2024 - 15:43

On Friday, May 10, 2024, the President signed into law:
 
H.R. 8289, the “Airport and Airway Extension Act of 2024, Part II,” which (1) extends, through May 17, 2024, Federal Aviation Administration authorities and related revenue authorities; and (2) extends, through May 18, 2024, the authority of the Department of Homeland Security and Department of Justice to mitigate credible threats posed by unmanned aircraft systems to covered facilities and assets.

Thank you to Representatives Graves and Larsen, Senators Cantwell and Cruz, and many others for their leadership.

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Bill Signed: H.R. 4389

Wed, 04/24/2024 - 19:08

On Wednesday, April 24, 2024, the President signed into law:
 
H.R. 4389, the “Migratory Birds of the Americas Conservation Enhancements Act of 2023,” which reauthorizes and amends the Neotropical Migratory Bird Conservation.

Thank you to Representatives Salazar, Larsen, Peltola and Joyce, and Senators Cardin and Boozman, for their leadership.

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Press Release: Bill Signed: H.R. 2882

Sat, 03/23/2024 - 13:02

On Saturday, March 23, 2024, the President signed into law:

H.R. 2882, the “Further Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2024,”
which  provides funding through September 30, 2024, for projects and activities of departments and agencies of the Federal Government.

Thank you to Leaders Schumer and McConnell, Senators Murray and Collins, Speaker Mike Johnson, Leader Jeffries, and Representatives Granger and DeLauro, for their leadership.

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Press Release: Bills Signed: S. 206, S. 1858

Mon, 03/18/2024 - 16:41

On Monday, March 18, 2024, the President signed into law:

S. 206, the “Eradicating Narcotic Drugs and Formulating Effective New Tools to Address National Yearly Losses of life Act” or the “END FENTANYL Act,” which requires U.S. Customs and Border Protection to review and update manuals and policies related to inspections at ports of entry to ensure the effective detection of illegal smuggling of drugs and humans along the border.

Thank you to Senators Scott, Rosen, Braun, Hassan, and Kelly, and Representatives Guest and Trone, for their leadership.

S. 1858, the “Disaster Assistance Deadlines Alignment Act,” which aligns the application deadline for the Disaster Unemployment Assistance program with the application deadline for assistance under the Individuals and Households program.

Thank you to Senators Peters, Rubio and Paul, and Representative Neguse, for their leadership.

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Press Release: Bill Signed: H.R. 4366

Sat, 03/09/2024 - 11:41

On Saturday, March 9, 2024, the President signed into law:

H.R. 4366, the “Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2024,”
which provides in divisions A through F, full-year funding through September 30, 2024, for departments and agencies of the Federal Government covered by 6 of 12 appropriations bills.  Division G includes extensions for existing authorities.

Thank you to Leaders Schumer and McConnell, Senators Murray and Collins, Speaker Mike Johnson, Leader Jeffries, and Representatives Granger and DeLauro, for their leadership.

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Press Release: Bill Signed: H.R. 7454

Fri, 03/08/2024 - 16:43

On Friday, March 8, 2024, the President signed into law:

H.R. 7454, the “Airport and Airway Extension Act of 2024,” which extends through May 10, 2024, Federal Aviation Administration authorities and related revenue authorities and extends through May 11, 2024, the authority of the Department of Homeland Security and Department of Justice to mitigate credible threats posed by unmanned aircraft systems to covered facilities and assets.

Thank you to Representatives Graves and Larson, Senators Cantwell and Cruz, and many others for their leadership.

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Press Release: Bill Signed: H.R. 7463

Fri, 03/01/2024 - 13:45

On Friday, March 1, 2024, the President signed into law:


H.R. 7463, the “Extension of Continuing Appropriations and Other Matters Act, 2024,” which provides fiscal year 2024 appropriations to Federal agencies for continuing projects and activities funded in 4 of the 12 annual appropriations bills through March 8, 2024. For the remaining 8 annual appropriations bills, the CR provides funding through March 22, 2024.

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