President Donald J. Trump Signs H.R. 46, H.R. 2259, H.R. 4854, H.R. 4958, S. 791, S. 1668 and S. 2559 into Law

President Donald J. Trump Signs H.R. 46, H.R. 2259, H.R. 4854, H.R. 4958,
S. 791, S. 1668 and S. 2559 into Law

THE WHITE HOUSE

Office of the Press Secretary

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

October 10, 2018

The President has signed into law:

H.R. 46, the “Fort Ontario Study Act,” which directs the Secretary of the
Interior to conduct a special resources study to determine the suitability
and feasibility of designating Fort Ontario, in the State of New York, as a
unit of the National Park System;

H.R. 2259, the “Sam Farr and Nick Castle Peace Corps Reform Act of 2018,”
which amends authorities in the Peace Corps Act concerning Peace Corps
volunteers;

H.R. 4854, the “Justice Served Act of 2018,” which authorizes the
Department of Justice to award grants under the Debbie Smith DNA Backlog
Grant Program for the purpose of increasing the capacity of prosecutors to
address the backlog of violent crime cases involving suspects identified
through DNA evidence;

H.R. 4958, the “Veterans’ Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act of
2018,” which provides for a cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) for the
beneficiaries of veterans’ disability compensation and dependency and
indemnity compensation equal to the Social Security COLA;

S. 791, the “Small Business Innovation Protection Act of 2017,”

which amends the Small Business Act to expand intellectual property
education and training for small businesses;

S. 1668, which redesignates as the “Joseph Sanford Jr. Channel” the
waterway in the State of New York currently designated as the “Negro Bar
Channel”; and

S. 2559, the “Marrakesh Treaty Implementation Act,” which provides for the
implementation of the Marrakesh Treaty to Facilitate Access to Published
Works for Persons Who Are Blind, Visually Impaired or Otherwise Print
Disabled.

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