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The White House
Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release

Statement from the Press Secretary on H.R. 470 and H.R. 2061

On Tuesday, December 20, 2011, the President signed into law:

H.R. 470, the “Hoover Power Allocation Act of 2011,” which extends and amends the statutory allocation of hydroelectric power generated by the Hoover Dam, Nevada; and

H.R. 2061, the “Civilian Service Recognition Act of 2011,” which authorizes the presentation of a United States flag on behalf of a Federal employee who dies of injuries incurred in connection with his or her employment.