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For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
October 2, 2008

President Bush Signs H.R. 5551, H.R. 5893 and S. 996 Into Law

On Thursday, October 2, 2008, the President signed into law:

H.R. 5551, which increases compensation of attorneys representing indigent defendants in the District of Columbia courts;

H.R. 5893, the "Library of Congress Sound Recording and Film Preservation Programs Reauthorization Act of 2008," which authorizes appropriations to the Library of Congress annually through FY 2016 for its sound recording and film preservation programs; and

S. 996, which authorizes the use of passenger facility fees imposed at the Los Angeles International Airport to be used for noise mitigation projects for certain school buildings in the surrounding area that are adversely affected by airport noise.

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