HOUSE BILLS AND JOINT RESOLUTION APPROVED BY THE PRESIDENT
(House of Representatives - January 03, 2009)

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       HOUSE BILLS AND JOINT RESOLUTION APPROVED BY THE PRESIDENT

  The President notified the Clerk of the House that on the following 
dates, he had approved and signed bills and joint resolution of the 
following titles:

           October 2, 2008:

       H.R. 5551. An Act to amend title 11, District of Columbia 
     Official Code, to implement the increase provided under the 
     District of Columbia Appropriations Act, 2008, in the amount 
     of funds made available for the compensation of attorneys 
     representing indigent defendants in the District of Columbia 
     courts, and for other purposes.

       H.R. 5893. An Act to reauthorize the sound recording and 
     film preservation programs of the Library of Congress, and 
     for other purposes.

           October 3, 2008:

       H.R. 1424. An Act to provide authority for the Federal 
     Government to purchase and insure certain types of troubled 
     assets for the purposes of providing stability to and 
     preventing disruption in the economy and financial system and 
     protecting taxpayers, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 
     1986 to provide incentives for energy production and 
     conservation, to extend certain expiring provisions, to 
     provide individual income tax relief, and for other purposes.

       H.R. 3986. An Act to amend the John F. Kennedy Center Act 
     to authorize appropriations for the John F. Kennedy Center 
     for the Performing Arts, and for other purposes.

           October 7, 2008:

       H.R. 923. An Act to provide for the investigation of 
     certain unsolved civil rights crimes, and for other purposes.

       H.R. 1199. An Act to extend the grant program for drug-
     endangered children.

       H.R. 5834. An Act to amend the North Korean Human Rights 
     Act of 2004 to promote respect for the fundamental human 
     rights of the people of North Korea, and for other purposes.

       H.R. 5975. An Act to designate the facility of the United 
     States Postal Service located at 101 West Main Street in 
     Waterville, New York, as the ``Cpl. John P. Sigsbee Post 
     Office''.

       H.R. 6092. An Act to designate the facility of the United 
     States Postal Service located at 101 Tallapoosa Street in 
     Bremen, Georgia, as the ``Sergeant Paul Saylor Post Office 
     Building''.

       H.R. 6437. An Act to designate the facility of the United 
     States Postal Service located at 200 North Texas Avenue in 
     Odessa, Texas, as the ``Corporal Alfred Mac Wilson Post 
     Office''.

       H.R. 6889. An Act to extend the authority of the Secretary 
     of Education to purchase guaranteed student loans for an 
     additional year, and for other purposes.

       H.R. 6893. An Act to amend parts B and E of title IV of the 
     Social Security Act to connect and support relative 
     caregivers, improve outcomes for children in foster care, 
     provide for tribal foster care and adoption access, improve 
     incentives for adoption, and for other purposes.

           October 8, 2008:

       H.R. 1157. An Act to amend the Public Health Service Act to 
     authorize the Director of the National Institute of 
     Environmental Health Sciences to make grants for the 
     development and operation of research centers regarding 
     environmental factors that may be related to the etiology of 
     breast cancer.

       H.R. 1343. An Act to amend the Public Health Service Act to 
     provide additional authorizations of appropriations for the 
     health centers program under section 330 of such Act, and for 
     other purposes.

       H.R. 3068. An Act to prohibit the award of contracts to 
     provide guard services under the contract security guard 
     program of the Federal Protective Service to a business 
     concern that is owned, controlled, or operated by an 
     individual who has been convicted of a felony.

       H.R. 3229. An Act to require the Secretary of the Treasury 
     to mint coins in commemoration of the legacy of the United 
     States Army Infantry and the establishment of the National 
     Infantry Museum and Soldier Center.

       H.R. 4120. An Act to amend title 18, United States Code, to 
     provide for more effective prosecution of cases involving 
     child pornography, and for other purposes.

       H.R. 5001. An Act to authorize the Administrator of General 
     Services to provide for the redevelopment of the Old Post 
     Office Building located in the District of Columbia.

       H.R. 5057. An Act to reauthorize the Debbie Smith DNA 
     Backlog Grant Program, and for other purposes.

       H.R. 5265. An Act to amend the Public Health Service Act to 
     provide for research with respect to various forms of 
     muscular dystrophy, including Becker, congenital, distal, 
     Duchenne, Emery-Dreifuss facioscapulohumeral, limb-girdle, 
     myotonic, and oculopharyngeal, muscular dystrophies.

       H.R. 5571. An Act to extend for 5 years the program 
     relating to waiver of the foreign country residence 
     requirement with respect to international medical graduates, 
     and for other purposes.

       H.R. 5872. An Act to require the Secretary of the Treasury 
     to mint coins in commemoration of the centennial of the Boy 
     Scouts of America, and for other purposes.

       H.R. 6370. An Act to transfer excess Federal property 
     administered by the Coast Guard to the Confederated Tribes of 
     the Coos, Lower Umpqua, and Siuslaw Indians.

       H.R. 6460. An Act to amend the Federal Water Pollution 
     Control Act to provide for the remediation of sediment 
     contamination in areas of concern, and for other purposes.

       H.R. 6890. An Act to extend the waiver authority for the 
     Secretary of Education under section 105 of subtitle A of 
     title IV of division B of Public Law 109-148, relating to 
     elementary and secondary education hurricane recovery relief, 
     and for other purposes.

       H.R. 6894. An Act to extend and reauthorize the Defense 
     Production Act of 1950, and for other purposes.

       H.R. 6946. An Act to make a technical correction in the NET 
     911 Improvement Act of 2008.

       H.R. 7081. An Act to approve the United States-India 
     Agreement for Cooperation on Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Energy, 
     and for other purposes.

       H.J. Res. 62. A joint resolution to honor the achievements 
     and contributions of Native Americans to the United States, 
     and for other purposes.

           October 9, 2008:

       H.R. 2851. An Act to amend the Employee Retirement Income 
     Security Act of 1974, the Public Health Service Act, and the 
     Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to ensure that dependent 
     students who take a medically necessary leave of absence do 
     not lose health insurance coverage, and for other purposes.

           October 10, 2008:

       H.R. 2963. An Act to transfer certain land in Riverside 
     County, California, and San Diego County, California, from 
     the Bureau of Land Management to the United States to be held 
     in trust for the Pechanga Band of Luiseno Mission Indians, 
     and for other purposes.

       H.R. 3480. An Act to direct the United States Sentencing 
     Commission to assure appropriate punishment enhancements for 
     those involved in receiving stolen property where that 
     property consists of grave markers of veterans, and for other 
     purposes.

           October 13, 2008:

       H.R. 1532. An Act to amend the Public Health Service Act 
     with respect to making progress toward the goal of 
     eliminating tuberculosis, and for other purposes.

       H.R. 5350. An Act to authorize the Secretary of Commerce to 
     sell or exchange certain National Oceanic and Atmospheric 
     Administration property located in Norfolk, Virginia, and for 
     other purposes.

       H.R. 5618. An Act to reauthorize and amend the National Sea 
     Grant College Program Act, and for other purposes.

       H.R. 6199. An Act to designate the facility of the United 
     States Postal Service located at 245 North Main Street in New 
     City, New York, as the ``Kenneth Peter Zebrowski Post Office 
     Building''.

       H.R. 6229. An Act to designate the facility of the United 
     States Postal Service located at 2523 7th Avenue East in 
     North Saint Paul, Minnesota, as the ``Mayor William `Bill' 
     Sandberg Post Office Building''.

       H.R. 6338. An Act to designate the facility of the United 
     States Postal Service located at 4233 West Hillsboro 
     Boulevard in Coconut Creek, Florida, as the ``Army SPC Daniel 
     Agami Post Office Building''.

       H.R. 6849. An Act to amend the commodity provisions of the 
     Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008 to permit 
     producers to aggregate base acres and reconstitute farms to 
     avoid the prohibition on receiving direct payments, counter-
     cyclical payments, or average crop revenue election payments 
     when the sum of the base acres of a farm is 10 acres or less, 
     and for other purposes.

       H.R. 6874. An Act to designate the facility of the United 
     States Postal Service located at 156 Taunton Avenue in 
     Seekonk, Massachusetts, as the ``Lance Corporal Eric Paul 
     Valdepenas Post Office Building''.

           October 14, 2008:

       H.R. 928. An Act to amend the Inspector General Act of 1978 
     to enhance the independence of the Inspectors General, to 
     create a

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     Council of the Inspectors General on Integrity and 
     Efficiency, and for other purposes.

       H.R. 1594. An Act to designate the Department of Veterans 
     Affairs Outpatient Clinic in Hermitage, Pennsylvania, as the 
     Michael A. Marzano Department of Veterans Affairs Outpatient 
     Clinic.

       H.R. 2786. An Act to reauthorize the programs for housing 
     assistance for Native Americans.

       H.R. 6098. An Act to amend the Homeland Security Act of 
     2002 to improve the financial assistance provided to State, 
     local, and tribal governments for information sharing 
     activities, and for other purposes.

       H.R. 7198. An Act to establish the Stephanie Tubbs Jones 
     Gift of Life Medal for organ donors and the family of organ 
     donors.

           October 15, 2008:

       H.R. 1714. An Act to clarify the boundaries of Coastal 
     Barrier Resources System Clam Pass Unit FL-64P.

       H.R. 2095. An Act to amend title 49, United States Code, to 
     prevent railroad fatalities, injuries, and hazardous 
     materials releases, to authorize the Federal Railroad Safety 
     Administration, and for other purposes.

       H.R. 4544. An Act to require the issuance of medals to 
     recognize the dedication and valor of Native American code 
     talkers.

       H.R. 6045. An Act to amend title I of the Omnibus Crime 
     Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to extend the 
     authorization of the Bulletproof Vest Partnership Grant 
     Program through fiscal year 2012.

       H.R. 6063. An Act to authorize the programs of the National 
     Aeronautics and Space Administration, and for other purposes.

       H.R. 6073. An Act to provide that Federal employees 
     receiving their pay by electronic funds transfer shall be 
     given the option of receiving their pay stubs electronically.

       H.R. 6083. An Act to authorize funding to conduct a 
     national training program for State and local prosecutors.

       H.R. 6353. An Act to amend the Controlled Substances Act to 
     address online pharmacies.

       H.R. 6469. An Act to amend the Public Health Service Act to 
     authorize increased Federal funding for the Organ Procurement 
     and Transplantation Network.

       H.R. 6524. An Act to authorize the Administrator of General 
     Services to take certain actions with respect to parcels of 
     real property located in Eastlake, Ohio, and Koochiching 
     County, Minnesota, and for other purposes.

       H.R. 7082. An Act to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 
     1986 to permit the Secretary of the Treasury to disclose 
     certain prisoner return information to the Federal Bureau of 
     Prisons, and for other purposes.

       H.R. 7177. An Act to authorize the transfer of naval 
     vessels to certain foreign recipients, and for other 
     purposes.

       H.J. Res. 100. A joint resolution appointing the day for 
     the convening of the first session of the One Hundred 
     Eleventh Congress and establishing the date for the counting 
     of the electoral votes for President and Vice President cast 
     by the electors in December 2008.

           October 16, 2008:

       H.R. 2095. An Act to amend title 49, United States Code, to 
     prevent railroad fatalities, injuries, and hazardous 
     materials releases, to authorize the Federal Railroad Safety 
     Administration, and for other purposes.

       H.R. 6296. An Act to extend through 2013 the authority of 
     the Federal Election Commission to impose civil money 
     penalties on the basis of a schedule of penalties established 
     and published by the Commission.

       H.R. 6531. An Act to amend chapter 13 of title 17, United 
     States Code (relating to the vessel hull design protection), 
     to clarify the definitions of a hull and a deck.

       H.R. 7084. An Act to amend section 114 of title 17, United 
     States Code, to provide for agreements for the reproduction 
     and performance of sound recordings by webcasters.

       H.R. 7222. An Act to extend the Andean Trade Preference 
     Act, and for other purposes.

           October 20, 2008:

       H.R. 5159. An Act to establish the Office of the Capitol 
     Visitor Center within the Office of the Architect of the 
     Capitol, headed by the Chief Executive Officer for Visitor 
     Services, to provide for the effective management and 
     administration of the Capitol Visitor Center, and for other 
     purposes.

           October 21, 2008:

       H.R. 3511. An Act to designate the facility of the United 
     States Postal Service located at 2150 East Hardtner Drive in 
     Urania, Louisiana, as the ``Murphy A. Tannehill Post Office 
     Building''.

       H.R. 4010. An Act to designate the facility of the United 
     States Postal Service located at 100 West Percy Street in 
     Indianola, Mississippi, as the ``Minnie Cox Post Office 
     Building''.

       H.R. 4131. An Act to designate a portion of California 
     State Route 91 located in Los Angeles County, California, as 
     the ``Juanita Millender-McDonald Highway''.

       H.R. 6558. An Act to designate the facility of the United 
     States Postal Service located at 1750 Lundy Avenue in San 
     Jose, California, as the ``Gordon N. Chan Post Office 
     Building''.

       H.R. 6681. An Act to designate the facility of the United 
     States Postal Service located at 300 Vine Street in New 
     Lenox, Illinois, as the ``Jacob M. Lowell Post Office 
     Building''.

       H.R. 6834. An Act to designate the facility of the United 
     States Postal Service located at 4 South Main Street in 
     Wallingford, Connecticut, as the ``CWO Richard R. Lee Post 
     Office Building''.

       H.R. 6847. An Act to designate the facility of the United 
     States Postal Service located at 801 Industrial Boulevard in 
     Ellijay, Georgia, as the ``First Lieutenant Noah Harris 
     Ellijay Post Office Building''.

       H.R. 6902. An Act to designate the facility of the United 
     States Postal Service located at 513 6th Avenue in Dayton, 
     Kentucky, as the ``Staff Sergeant Nicholas Ray Carnes Post 
     Office''.

       H.R. 6982. An Act to designate the facility of the United 
     States Postal Service located at 210 South Ellsworth Avenue 
     in San Mateo, California, as the ``Leo J. Ryan Post Office 
     Building''.

           October 22, 2008:

       H.R. 6197. An Act to designate the facility of the United 
     States Postal Service located at 7095 Highway 57 in Counce, 
     Tennessee, as the ``Pickwick Post Office Building''.

           November 21, 2008:

       H.R. 6867. An Act to provide for additional emergency 
     unemployment compensation.

           December 1, 2008:

       H.R. 5714. An Act to require the Secretary of the Treasury 
     to mint coins in recognition and celebration of the 
     establishment of the United States Army in 1775, to honor the 
     American soldier of both today and yesterday, in wartime and 
     in peace, and to commemorate the traditions, history, and 
     heritage of the United States Army and its role in American 
     society, from the Colonial period to today.

           December 2, 2008:

       H.R. 2040. An Act to require the Secretary of the Treasury 
     to mint coins in commemoration of the semicentennial of the 
     enactment of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

           December 19, 2008:

       H.R. 6859. An Act to designate the facility of the United 
     States Postal Service located at 1501 South Slappey Boulevard 
     in Albany, Georgia, as the ``Dr. Walter Carl Gordon, Jr. Post 
     Office Building''.

           December 23, 2008:

       H.R. 6184. An Act to provide for a program for circulating 
     quarter dollar coins that are emblematic of a national park 
     or other national site in each State, the District of 
     Columbia, and each territory of the United States, and for 
     other purposes.

       H.R. 7311. An Act to authorize appropriations for fiscal 
     years 2008 through 2011 for the Trafficking Victims 
     Protection Act of 2000, to enhance measures to combat 
     trafficking in persons, and for other purposes.

       H.R. 7327. An Act to make technical corrections related to 
     the Pension Protection Act of 2006, and for other purposes.

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