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For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
November 27, 2006

President Signs S. 435, S. 819, S. 1131, S. 2464, and S. 3880

On Monday, November 27, 2006, the President signed into law:

S. 435, the "Lower Farmington River and Salmon Brook Wild and Scenic River Study Act of 2005," which designates a segment of the Farmington River and Salmon Brook, in the State of Connecticut, for study for potential addition to the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System;

S. 819, the "Pactola Reservoir Reallocation Authorization Act of 2005," which authorizes the Department of the Interior to reallocate a portion of construction costs of the Pactola Dam and Reservoir, South Dakota, from irrigation purposes to municipal, industrial, and fish and wildlife purposes;

S. 1131, the "Idaho Land Enhancement Act," which directs the Departments of Agriculture and the Interior to convey to the State of Idaho approximately 7,825 acres of Federal land in exchange for approximately 11,815 acres of State land;

S. 2464, the "Fort McDowell Indian Community Water Rights Settlement Revision Act of 2006," which cancels the obligation of the Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation to repay a loan from the Federal government; and provides that the Department of the Interior is not obligated to obtain mitigation property or develop additional farm acreage under the Fort McDowell Indian Community Water Rights Settlement Act of 1990; and

S. 3880, the "Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act," which expands criminal prohibitions against the use of force, violence, and threats involving animal enterprises and increases penalties for violations of these prohibitions.

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