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The White House
Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release

Statement by the Press Secretary on H.R. 3902 and S. 2061

On Wednesday, July 18, 2012, the President signed into law:

 H.R. 3902, the "District of Columbia Special Election Reform Act," which amends the District of Columbia Code to revise the timing of special elections for local office in the District of Columbia; and

S. 2061, the "Former Charleston Naval Base Land Exchange Act of 2012," which authorizes the Department of Homeland Security to convey a specified parcel of Federal land in North Charleston, South Carolina, to the South Carolina State Ports Authority in exchange for three specified parcels of land owned by the Ports Authority in Charleston, South Carolina.