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The White House
Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release

Statement by the Press Secretary on H.R. 588 and H.R. 658

On Tuesday, February 14, 2012, the President signed into law:

H.R. 588, which redesignates the Noxubee National Wildlife Refuge in Mississippi as the Sam D. Hamilton Noxubee National Wildlife Refuge; and

H.R. 658, the “FAA Modernization and Reform Act of 2012,” which authorizes budget resources for the Federal Aviation Administration through FY 2015 and encourages acceleration of the Next Generation Air Transportation System and air traffic control modernization.