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Statement by the Press Secretary on H.R. 4238, H.R. 4336, H.R. 4923, H.R. 4957, S. 1492, S. 1523, S. 2143

May 20, 2016

On Friday, May 20, 2016, the President signed into law:

H.R. 4238, which modernizes terms in specified statutes related to minorities;

H.R. 4336, which provides for the burial in Arlington National Cemetery of the cremated remains of Women Airforce Service Pilots and other active duty designees;

H.R. 4923, the "American Manufacturing Competitiveness Act of 2016," which establishes a process for the submission and consideration of petitions for temporary duty suspensions and reductions;

H.R. 4957, which designates the Federal building located at 99 New York Avenue, N.E., in the District of Columbia as the Ariel Rios Federal Building;

S. 1492, which requires the General Services Administration, on behalf of the Archivist of the United States, to convey certain Federal property located in Alaska to the Municipality of Anchorage, Alaska;

S. 1523, which reauthorizes the National Estuary Program through FY 2021; and

S. 2143, which provides permanent authority for the Starr Camargo Bridge Company and its successors and assigns to maintain and operate a toll bridge across the Rio Grande that connects the United States and Mexico.

Barack Obama, Statement by the Press Secretary on H.R. 4238, H.R. 4336, H.R. 4923, H.R. 4957, S. 1492, S. 1523, S. 2143 Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/319381

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