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For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
July 17, 2008

Statement by the Press Secretary

On Thursday, July 17, 2008, the President signed into law:

H.R. 634, the "American Veterans Disabled for Life Commemorative Coin Act," which requires the Department of the Treasury to mint and issue coins in 2010 in commemoration of disabled American veterans;

H.R. 814, the "Children's Gasoline Burn Prevention Act," which requires that portable gasoline containers manufactured for sale in the United States conform to a certain child-resistance standard for closures; and

S. 2967, which provides for certain Federal employee benefits to be continued for certain employees of the Senate Restaurants.

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