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For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
November 11, 2003

Statement by the Press Secretary

On Tuesday, November 11, 2003, the President signed into law:

H.J.Res. 52, which recognizes the Dr. Samuel D. Harris National Museum of Dentistry as the official national museum of dentistry in the United States;

H.R. 1516, the "National Cemetery Expansion Act of 2003," which requires the Department of Veterans Affairs to establish six additional national cemeteries;

H.R. 3365, the "Military Family Tax Relief Act of 2003," which increases the death gratuity payable with respect to deceased members of the Armed Forces and excludes such gratuity from gross income, and provides additional tax relief for members of the Armed Forces and their families;

S. 470, which extends the authorization to construct a memorial to Martin Luther King, Jr., Washington, D.C.;

S. 926, the "Federal Employee Student Loan Assistance Act," which increases the annual and aggregate amounts that Federal agencies may offer a qualified employee to assist in repaying a student loan;

and the following bills that name Federal facilities:

H.R. 1610, Walt Disney Post Office Building, Marceline, Missouri;

H.R. 1882, Arthur 'Pappy' Kennedy Post Office, Orlando, Florida;

H.R. 1883, Eddie Mae Steward Post Office, Jacksonville, Florida;

H.R. 2075, Judge Edward Rodgers Post Office Building, West Palm Beach, Florida;

H.R. 2254, Bruce Woodbury Post Office Building, Boulder City, Nevada;

H.R. 2309, Stephen Horn Post Office Building, Long Beach, California;

H.R. 2328, Robert A. Borski Post Office Building, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania;

H.R. 2396, Francisco A. Martinez Flores Post Office, Duarte, California;

H.R. 2452, Brian C. Hickey Post Office Building, Bethpage, New York;

H.R. 2533, J.C. Lewis, Jr. Post Office Building, Savannah, Georgia;

H.R. 2746, Barbara B. Kennelly Post Office Building, Hartford, Connecticut; and

H.R. 3011, Bob Hope Post Office Building, Burbank, California.

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