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Statement by the Press Secretary on H.R. 1690, H.R. 2353, S. 178

On Friday, May 29, 2015, the President signed into law:

H.R. 1690, which designates the United States courthouse located at 700 Grant Street in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, as the Joseph F. Weis Jr. United States Courthouse;

H.R. 2353, the “Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015,” which extends through July 31, 2015: (1) funding for Federal-aid highway, highway safety, motor carrier safety, transit, and other programs financed by the Highway Trust Fund; (2) authority to make expenditures from the Highway Trust Fund; and (3) authority to deposit tax revenues into, and obligate from, the Highway Trust Fund; and

S. 178, the “Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act of 2015,” which makes amendments to several provisions of the law administered by the Departments of Justice, Health and Human Services, and Homeland Security to assist victims of human trafficking crimes and to combat human trafficking.

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