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Statement by the Press Secretary on H.R. 4899 and H.R. 5610

On Thursday, July 29, 2010, the President signed into law:

H.R. 4899, the “Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2010,” which provides FY 2010 supplemental appropriations for ongoing military, diplomatic, and intelligence operations; support for individuals and communities responding to major disasters; maintenance of ongoing humanitarian work following the earthquake in Haiti; enabling the response to the recent oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico;

H.R. 5610, the “Independent Living Centers Technical Adjustment Act,” which requires an adjustment in how funds for independent living centers under the Rehabilitation Act are allocated in certain States.

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