Statement by the Press Secretary on H.R. 39
On Friday, January 20, 2017, the President signed into law:
H.R. 39, the "Tested Ability to Leverage Exceptional National Talent Act of 2017," which codifies the Presidential Innovation Fellows Program to enable exceptional individuals with proven track records to serve time-limited appointments in executive agencies to address some of the Nation's most significant challenges.
Barack Obama, Statement by the Press Secretary on H.R. 39 Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/323496