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Statement by the Press Secretary on H.R. 2019

April 03, 2014

On Thursday, April 3, 2014, the President signed into law:

H.R. 2019, the "Gabriella Miller Kids First Research Act," which terminates the entitlement of national committees of eligible political parties to payments from the "Presidential Election Campaign Fund" for presidential nominating conventions; transfers amounts maintained in the Campaign Fund for these national committees to a new "10-Year Pediatric Research Initiative Fund;" and authorizes appropriations out of the Initiative Fund for grants to be made by the National Institutes of Health for pediatric research.

Barack Obama, Statement by the Press Secretary on H.R. 2019 Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project

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