Statement by the Press Secretary on H.R. 757, H.R. 907, H.R. 3033
On Thursday, February 18, 2016, the President signed into law:
H.R. 757, the "North Korea Sanctions and Policy Enhancement Act," which strengthens and expands statutory sanctions on North Korea;
H.R. 907, the "United States - Jordan Defense Cooperation Act of 2015," which expedites the sale of defense articles and services to the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan for a period of three-years; and
H.R. 3033, the "Research Excellence and Advancements for Dyslexia Act or the READ Act," which requires the National Science Foundation to: (1) include in its annual congressional budget justification the amount requested for its Research in Disabilities Education program; and (2) support research on the science of specific learning disability, including dyslexia, and devote specified funding for such purposes.