On Monday, October 17, 2022, the President signed into law:
S. 169, the “Artistic Recognition for Talented Students Act,” which requires the Register of Copyrights to waive application fees for the registration of a copyright claim for winners of certain student competitions;
Thank you to Senators Tillis and Leahy, Representatives Jeffries and Mace, and many others for their leadership.
S. 442, the “Bulb Replacement Improving Government with
High-efficiency Technology Act,” which requires GSA to procure the most life-cycle cost effective and energy efficient lighting products;
Thank you to Senators Peters and Johnson, Representative Titus, and many others for their leadership.
S. 516, the “Advanced Air Mobility Coordination and Leadership Act,” which requires the Secretary of Transportation to establish an advanced air mobility (AAM) interagency working group to: review and examine factors that will allow the maturation of the AAM ecosystem within the U.S. and develop an AAM National Strategy;
Thank you to Senators Moran and Sinema, and Representatives Davids and Garret Graves, and many others for their leadership.
S. 958, the “Maximizing Outcomes through Better Investments in Lifesaving Equipment for (MOBILE) Health Care Act,” which allows community health centers to use New Access Point grants to
establish mobile health clinics;
Thank you to Senators Rosen and Collins, Representatives Susie Lee, Hudson, Ruiz, and Herrera Beutler, and many other for their leadership.
S. 1198, the “Solid Start Act,” which codifies VA’s Solid Start Program and expand certain program initiatives;
Thank you to Senators Hassan, Cramer and Cassidy, Representatives Slotkin and Joyce, and many others for their leadership.
S. 2490, the “Blackwell School National Historic Site Act,” which establishes the Blackwell School National Historic Site in the State of Texas, as a unit of the National Park System;
Thank you to Senators Cornyn and Padilla, Representative Tony Gonzales, and many others for their leadership.
S. 2551, the ” Artificial Intelligence Training for the
Acquisition Workforce Act,” which establishes an artificial intelligence training program for federal procurement officials;
Thank you to Senators Peters and Portman, Representatives Maloney and Comer, and many others for their leadership.
S. 2771, A bill to designate the community-based outpatient clinic of the Department of Veterans Affairs in San Angelo, Texas, as the “Colonel Charles and JoAnne Powell Department of Veterans Affairs Clinic;”
Thank you to Senators Cornyn and Cruz, Representative Pfluger, and many others for their leadership.
S. 2794, the “Supporting Families of the Fallen Act,” which amends the maximum values of certain insurance programs;
Thank you to Senators Tuberville, Cramer, Braun, Barrasso, and Lummis, Representatives Roy, Miller-Meeks, Mike Levin, and Slotkin, and many others for their leadership.
S. 3157, the “Bridging the Gap for New Americans Act,” which
requires a study on the factors affecting employment opportunities in the U.S. for immigrants and refugees with professional credentials obtained in another country;
Thank you to Senators Klobuchar, Cornyn, Coons, Murkowski, Hickenlooper, and Collins, and Representatives Katko, Fitzpatrick, Crow, and Gottheimer, and many others for their leadership.
S. 3470, the “End Human Trafficking in Government Contracts Act of 2022,” which requires Federal agencies to refer contractors engaged in human trafficking to the agency’s suspension and debarment official;
Thank you to Senators Lankford and Ernst, and many others for their leadership.
S. 4205, the “Planning for Animal Wellness Act” or the “PAW Act,” which requires the Federal Emergency Management Agency to establish a working group relating to best practices and Federal guidance for animals in emergencies and disasters; and
Thank you to Senators Peters and Portman, and Representatives Titus, DeFazio, Fitzpatrick, Schiff, and Garret Graves, and many others for their leadership.
S. 4791, which establishes a ten-year term for the appointment of the Director of the Government Publishing Office.
Thank you to Senator Blunt and many others for their leadership.