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The White House
Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release

Statement by the Press Secretary on H.R. 4899 and H.R. 5610

On Thursday, July 29, 2010, the President signed into law:

H.R. 4899, the “Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2010,” which provides FY 2010 supplemental appropriations for ongoing military, diplomatic, and intelligence operations; support for individuals and communities responding to major disasters; maintenance of ongoing humanitarian work following the earthquake in Haiti; enabling the response to the recent oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico;

H.R. 5610, the “Independent Living Centers Technical Adjustment Act,” which requires an adjustment in how funds for independent living centers under the Rehabilitation Act are allocated in certain States.