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FRIDAY: President Obama to Sign Ultralight Aircraft Smuggling Prevention Act of 2012
WASHINGTON, DC – On Friday, February 10, President Obama will sign H.R. 3801, the Ultralight Aircraft Smuggling Prevention Act of 2012. This bill is the last piece of legislation that former Representative Gabrielle Giffords sponsored and voted on in the U.S. House of Representatives. The President will be joined in the Oval Office by the Vice President, former Representative Giffords and her husband, Mark Kelly.
Congresswoman Giffords’ bill gives law enforcement greater authority to combat illicit drug trafficking on the borders between the United States and Mexico and the United States and Canada. It passed by a vote of 408-0 in the House of Representatives and by voice vote in the Senate. More details, including press coverage information, will be released as they are available.