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The White House
Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release

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.