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For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
February 18, 2005

Statement on S. 5, the "Class Action Fairness Act of 2005"

On Friday, February 18, 2005, the President signed into law:

S. 5, the "Class Action Fairness Act of 2005," which creates a "bill of rights" for plaintiff members of a class action and expands Federal court jurisdiction over class actions filed in State courts.

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