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The White House
Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release

Statement by the Press Secretary on H.R. 2453, H.R. 6118, H.R. 6131 and H.R. 6570

On Tuesday, December 4, 2012, the President signed into law:

H.R. 2453, the "Mark Twain Commemorative Coin Act," which requires the Department of the Treasury to mint and issue coins in commemoration of Mark Twain;

H.R. 6118, the "Taking Essential Steps for Testing Act of 2012," which to revise sanctions that apply to laboratories that intentionally refer certain testing samples required for Federal certification to another laboratory;

H.R. 6131, which extends to September 30, 2020, the Undertaking Spam, Spyware, and Fraud Enforcement with Enforcers beyond Borders (U.S. SAFE WEB) Act of 2006, which authorizes the Federal Trade Commission to provide assistance to foreign law enforcement agencies investigating fraudulent or deceptive commercial practices; and

H.R. 6570, which makes annual certain quarterly and semiannual reporting requirements related to the use of recovery funds under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 and the cost of troubled assets held by the Federal Government under the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008.