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For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
October 20, 2008

President Bush Signs H.R. 5159 and S. 3197 Into Law

On Monday, October 20, 2008, the President signed into law:

H.R. 5159, the "Capitol Visitor Center Act of 2008," which establishes the Office of the Capitol Visitor Center; and the Office of Congressional Accessibility Services; and

S. 3197, the "National Guard and Reservists Debt Relief Act of 2008," which temporarily exempts members of the Armed Forces reserves and the National Guard from a means test in determining eligibility for Chapter 7 bankruptcy relief, if, after September 11, 2001, they were on active duty or performing a homeland defense activity for at least 90 days.

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