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The White House
Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release

Statement by the Press Secretary on S. 292 and S. 363

On Friday, June 15, 2012, the President signed into law:

S. 292, the "Salmon Lake Land Selection Resolution Act," which ratifies an agreement that would resolve the claims of the Bering Straits Native Corporation and the State of Alaska to land adjacent to Salmon Lake in Alaska; and

S. 363, which authorizes the Department of Commerce to convey to the City of Pascagoula, Mississippi, specified real property currently under the administrative jurisdiction of the Department's National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.