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Statement by the Press Secretary regarding S. 735

THE WHITE HOUSE

Office of the Press Secretary
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                May 15, 2009

STATEMENT BY THE PRESS SECRETARY

Today, on Friday, May 15, 2009, the President signed into law:

S. 735, the "Protecting Incentives for the Adoption of Children with Special Needs Act of 2009," which ensures that States receive incentive payments for adoptions made in fiscal years 2008 through 2012 in accordance with the Fostering Connections to Success and Increasing Adoptions Act of 2008.