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Statement by the Press Secretary regarding H.R. 1626 and S.J.Res. 8

THE WHITE HOUSE

Office of the Press Secretary
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                        May 8, 2009

STATEMENT BY THE PRESS SECRETARY

On Thursday, May 7, 2009, the President signed into law:

H.R. 1626, the "Statutory Time-Periods Technical Amendments Act of 2009," which makes technical amendments to laws containing time periods affecting judicial proceedings; and

S.J.Res. 8, which provides for the appointment of David M. Rubenstein as a citizen regent of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution.