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The White House
Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release

President Donald J. Trump Signs H.R. 2266 and S. 585 into Law

On Thursday, October 26, 2017, the President signed into law:

H.R. 2266, the “Additional Supplemental Appropriations for Disaster Relief Requirements Act, 2017,” which division A provides additional FY 2018 emergency supplemental funding for hurricane and wildfire relief and recovery efforts. Division B extends temporary bankruptcy judgeships in specified districts, authorizes four additional temporary bankruptcy judgeships, and increases the fee payable to the U.S. Trustee for bankruptcy cases; and

S. 585, the “Dr. Chris Kirkpatrick Whistleblower Protection Act of 2017,” which modifies existing whistleblower protections for Federal employees and to require the Department of Veterans Affairs to create a plan to prevent unauthorized access to medical records of its employees.