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For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
September 25, 2003

Statement on H.R. 13
Statement by the Press Secretary

On Thursday, September 25, 2003, the President signed into law: H.R. 13, the "Museum and Library Services Act of 2003", which authorizes appropriations through fiscal year 2009 for the Institute of Museum and Library Services and modifies Federal programs that support museums and libraries.


President George W. Bush signs into law, H.R. 13, the Museum and Library Services Act of 2003, in the Oval Office Thursday, Sept. 25, 2003. Pictured with the President are, from left: Congressman Ralph Regula, R-Ohio; Congressman Peter Hoekstra, R-Mich., Congressman John Boehner, R-Ohio., Education Secretary Rod Paige, Laura Bush, Dr. Robert Martin, Director of the Institute of Museum and Library Services; Senator Mike Enzi, R-Nev.; and Senator Jack Reed, D-R.I.  White House photo by Tina Hager