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The White House
Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release

Statement by the Press Secretary on H.R. 3819

On Thursday, October 29, 2015, the President signed into law:

H.R. 3819, the “Surface Transportation Extension Act of 2015,” which (1) extends through November 20, 2015, authority and funding for the Department of Transportation's surface transportation programs; and (2) extends the deadline for compliance with positive train control system implementation by three years, to December 31, 2018.