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The White House
Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release

Statement by the Press Secretary on H.R. 212, H.R. 1531, H.R. 2131, H.R. 2559

On Friday, August 7, 2015, the President signed into law:

H.R. 212, the “Drinking Water Protection Act,” which amends the Safe Drinking Water Act to provide for the assessment and management of the risk of algal toxins in drinking water;

H.R. 1531, the “The Land Management Workforce Flexibility Act,” which allows temporary seasonal employees in Federal land management agencies to compete for vacant permanent positions under internal merit promotion procedures; 

H.R. 2131, which designates the Federal building and United States courthouse located at 83 Meeting Street in Charleston, South Carolina, as the J. Waties Waring Judicial Center; and

H.R. 2559, which designates a 10-mile segment of Interstate Route 10 near San Antonio, Texas, as the PFC Milton A. Lee Medal of Honor Memorial Highway.