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The White House
Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release

Statement by the Press Secretary on H.R. 730

On Tuesday, February 16, 2010, the President signed into law:

H.R. 730, the “Nuclear Forensics and Attribution Act,” which establishes in statute the National Technical Nuclear Forensics Center in the Department of Homeland Security (DHS); and requires DHS to establish a National Nuclear Forensics Expertise Development Program to provide scholarships and fellowships to undergraduate and graduate students for studies in specialties relevant to nuclear forensics.