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For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
July 31, 2008

President Bush Signs H.R. 4841, S. 2565, S. 3298, and S. 3352 Into Law

H.R. 4841, the "Soboba Band of Luiseno Indians Settlement Act," which approves and ratifies a water settlement among the Soboba Band of Luiseno Indians, the Federal Government, and three specified California water districts;

S. 2565, the "Law Enforcement Congressional Badge of Bravery Act of 2008," which establishes a Congressional Badge of Bravery award to honor Federal, State, and local law enforcement officers for performing acts of bravery in the line of duty;

S. 3298, which provides a two year moratorium from National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permit requirement for specified vessels and directs EPA to study the impacts of discharges incidental to the normal operation of vessels; and

S. 3352, which extends programs authorized under the Higher Education Act of 1965 for 15 days, through August 15, 2008.

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