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The White House
Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release

Statement by the Press Secretary on S. 1103

On Tuesday, July 26, 2011, the President signed into law:

S. 1103, which creates a new two-year term of service for the Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) beginning on or after August 3, 2011, and continuing until September 4, 2013; and makes the incumbent FBI Director eligible to be appointed to the new term of service.