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For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
September 23, 2005

President Signs "Flexibility for Displaced Workers Act" and "Katrina Emergency Tax Relief Act of 2005"

On Friday, September 23, 2005, the President signed into law:

H.R. 3761, the "Flexibility for Displaced Workers Act," which expands disaster relief employment under the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 for individuals displaced by Hurricane Katrina.

H.R. 3768, the "Katrina Emergency Tax Relief Act of 2005," which provides tax relief for victims of Hurricane Katrina and for employers in the affected region, and provides tax incentives for charitable giving.

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