Statement by the Press Secretary on H.R. 324, H.R. 1151, and H.R. 2383
On Friday, July 12, 2013, the President signed into law:
H.R. 324, which provides for the award of a congressional gold medal to the First Special Service Force, collectively, in recognition of their dedicated service during World War II;
H.R. 1151, which directs the Secretary of State to develop a strategy to obtain observer status for Taiwan at the triennial International Civil Aviation Organization Assembly and other related meetings, activities, and mechanisms; and
H.R. 2383, which designates the new Interstate 70 bridge over the Mississippi River connecting St. Louis, Missouri, and southwestern Illinois as the "Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge."