Statement by the Press Secretary on Bills Signed by the President
On Wednesday, December 15, 2010, the President signed into law:
H.R. 6118, which designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located in Washington, D.C., as the “Dorothy I. Height Post Office;”
H.R. 4994, the “Medicare and Medicaid Extenders Act of 2010,” which delays for one year a reduction in Medicare physician payments that would otherwise take effect on January 1, 2011; extends other expiring Medicare and Medicaid payment provisions; changes limits on the amount of excess health insurance tax credits that must be repaid to the Government; and makes other Medicare and Medicaid clarifications and adjustments; and
S. 2847, the “Commercial Advertisement Loudness Mitigation or the “CALM Act,” which requires the Federal Communications Commission to prescribe a regulation limiting the volume of audio on commercials transmitted by television broadcast stations, cable operators, and other multichannel video programming distributors.
Barack Obama, Statement by the Press Secretary on Bills Signed by the President Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/292110