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Acts Approved by the President

October 10, 1997

Approved October 6

H.R. 111 / Public Law 105-49

To provide for the conveyance of a parcel of unused agricultural land in Dos Palos, California, to the Dos Palos Ag Boosters for use as a farm school

H.R. 680 / Public Law 105-50

To amend the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949 to authorize the transfer of surplus personal property to States for donation to nonprofit providers of necessaries to impoverished families and individuals, and to authorize the transfer of surplus real property to States, political subdivisions and instrumentalities of States, and nonprofit organizations for providing housing or housing assistance for low-income individuals or families

H.R. 2248 / Public Law 105-51

To authorize the President to award a gold medal on behalf of the Congress to Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew in recognition of his outstanding and enduring contributions toward religious understanding and peace, and for other purposes

H.R. 2443 / Public Law 105-52

To designate the Federal building located at 601 Fourth Street, NW., in the District of Columbia, as the "Federal Bureau of Investigation, Washington Field Office Memorial Building", in honor of William H. Christian, Jr., Martha Dixon Martinez, Michael J. Miller, Anthony Palmisano, and Edwin R. Woodriffe

S. 996 / Public Law 105-53

To provide for the authorization of appropriations in each fiscal year for arbitration in United States district courts, and for other purposes

S. 1198 / Public Law 105-54

To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to extend the special immigrant religious worker program, to amend the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996 to extend the deadline for designation of an effective date for paperwork changes in the employer sanctions program, and to require the Secretary of State to waive or reduce the fee for application and issuance of a nonimmigrant visa for aliens coming to the United States for certain charitable purposes

Approved October 7

H.R. 2209 / Public Law 105-55

Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 1998

Approved October 8

H.R. 2266 / Public Law 105-56

Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 1998

Approved October 9

H.R. 1420 / Public Law 105-57

National Wildlife Refuge System Improvement Act of 1997

S. 871 / Public Law 105-58

Oklahoma City National Memorial Act of 1997

Approved October 10

H.R. 394 / Public Law 105-59

To provide for the release of the reversionary interest held by the United States in certain property located in the County of Iosco, Michigan

H.R. 1948 / Public Law 105-60

Hood Bay Land Exchange Act of 1997

H.R. 2378 / Public Law 105-61

Treasury and General Government Appropriations Act, 1998

William J. Clinton, Acts Approved by the President Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project

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