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For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
April 13, 2004

Statement on H.R. 2584
Statement by the Press Secretary

On Tuesday, April 13, 2004 the President signed into law:

H.R. 2584, which authorizes the conveyance of a decommissioned National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) ship to the Utrok Atoll of the Republic of the Marshall Islands; corrects defects in the appointment and promotion of officers in NOAA's commissioned officer corps; and addresses miscellaneous fisheries management issues.