For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
October 12, 2006
President Signs H.R. 318, H.R. 326, H.R. 1728, H.R. 2720, H.R. 3443, H.R. 5539, H.R. 6106, S. 213, S. 2146, and S. 2430
On Wednesday, October 11, 2006, the President signed into law:
H.R. 318, which requires the Department of the Interior to conduct a study regarding the suitability and feasibility of designating Castle Nugent Farms, St. Croix, Virgin Islands, as a unit of the National Park System.
H.R. 326, which amends the Yuma Crossing National Heritage Area Act of 2000 to adjust the boundaries of the heritage area.
H.R. 1728, the "Ste. Genevieve County National Historic Site Study Act of 2005," which authorizes the Department of the Interior to study the suitability and feasibility of designating portions of Ste. Genevieve County in the State of Missouri as a unit of the National Park System.
H.R. 2720, the "Salt Cedar and Russian Olive Control Demonstration Act," which directs the Department of the Interior to carry out an assessment and demonstration program to control the spread of salt cedar and Russian olive trees in the western United States.
H.R. 3443, which requires the Department of the Interior to convey certain water distribution facilities to the Northern Colorado Water Conservancy District.
H.R. 5539, the "North American Wetlands Conservation Reauthorization Act of 2006," which reauthorizes the North American Wetlands Conservation Act through FY 2012.
H.R. 6106, which extends for one year authority for the Secretary of Education to waive certain statutory fiscal requirements for States and school districts affected by Hurricanes Katrina or Rita.
S. 213, the "Rio Arriba County Land Conveyance Act," which conveys approximately 171 acres of Federal land to Rio Arriba County, New Mexico.
S. 2146, which extends, for an additional four years, the authority for Federal agencies to conduct relocation expenses test programs.
S. 2430, the "Great Lakes Fish and Wildlife Restoration Act of 2006," which reauthorizes the Great Lakes Fish and Wildlife Restoration Act of 1990 through FY 2012 and makes additional modifications to the Act.
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