Joe Biden

Press Release: Bills Signed: H.R. 2278 and S. 848

October 13, 2021

On Wednesday, October 13, 2021, the President signed into law:

H.R. 2278, which designates the September 11th National Memorial Trail Route to link the National 9/11 Memorial and Museum in New York, the National 9/11 Pentagon Memorial in Virginia, and the Flight 93 National Memorial in Pennsylvania.

The President was joined by Members of the Board of the September 11th National Memorial Trail Alliance and Members of Congress including Senator Gillibrand and Representatives Connolly, Fitzpatrick, Blunt Rochester, Dean, Scanlon, and Spanberger.

Thank you to Representatives Connolly, Fitzpatrick, and Beyer and Senators Schumer, Gillibrand, and other members who represent stops on the trail, for their leadership; and

S. 848, the "Consider Teachers Act of 2021," which modifies the service obligation verification process for TEACH Grant recipients and to extend the service obligation window due to COVID-19 or other emergencies.

Thank you to Senators Braun and Sinema, and Representatives Holmes Norton and Spartz for their leadership.

Joseph R. Biden, Press Release: Bills Signed: H.R. 2278 and S. 848 Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project

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