On Monday, October 17, 2022, the President signed into law:
S. 169, the “Artistic Talent Recognition Act,” which requires the Copyright Registry to waive application fees for registration of a copyright claim for winners of certain contests students;
Thank you to Senators Tillis and Leahy, Representatives Jeffries and Mace and many others for their leadership.
S. 442, the “bulb replacement improving the government with
High Efficiency Technology Act,” which requires GSA to source the most cost-effective and energy-efficient lighting products throughout their life cycle;
Thank you to Senators Peters and Johnson, Representative Titus and many others for their leadership.
S. 516, the Advanced Air Mobility Coordination and Leadership Act, which requires the Secretary of Transportation to establish an interagency Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) Task Force to: review and consider factors that will enable the maturation of the AAM ecosystem within the United States and develop a national AAM strategy;
Thank you to Senators Moran and Sinema, Representatives Davids and Garret Graves and many others for their leadership.
S. 958, the “Maximizing Outcomes Through Better Investments in Lifesaving Equipment for (MOBILE) Health Care Act,” which allows community health centers to use new access point grants for
establish mobile health clinics;
Thank you to Senators Rosen and Collins, Representatives Susie Lee, Hudson, Ruiz and Herrera Beutler, and many others for their leadership.
S. 1198, the “Solid Start Act,” which codifies VA’s Solid Start program and expands certain program initiatives;
Thank you to Senators Hassan, Cramer and Cassidy, Representatives Slotkin and Joyce and many others for their leadership.
S. 2490, the “Blackwell School National Historic Site Act,” which establishes the Blackwell School National Historic Site in the State of Texas, as a unit of the national park system;
Thank you to Senators Cornyn and Padilla, Representative Tony Gonzalez and many others for their leadership.
S. 2551, the “Training in Artificial Intelligence for the
Acquisition Workforce Act,” which establishes an artificial intelligence training program for federal procurement officers;
Thank you to Senators Peters and Portman, Representatives Maloney and Comer and many others for their leadership.
S. 2771, which designates the United States Postal Service facility at 39 West Main Street, Honeoye Falls, New York, as the CW4 Christian J. Koch Memorial Post Office;
Thank you to Senators Cornyn and Cruz, Representative Pfluger and many others for their leadership.
S. 2794, the “Supporting Families of the Fallen Act,” which changes the maximum values of certain insurance programs;
Thank you to Senators Tuberville, Cramer, Braun, Barrasso and Lummis, Representatives Roy, Miller-Meeks, Mike Levin and Slotkin and many others for their leadership.
S. 3157, the “Bridging the Gap for New Americans Act”, which
requires a study of factors affecting employment opportunities in the United States for immigrants and refugees with professional credentials obtained in another country;
Thank you to Senators Klobuchar, Cornyn, Coons, Murkowski, Hickenlooper and Collins, as well as Representatives Katko, Fitzpatrick, Crow and Gottheimer and many others for their leadership.
S. 3470, the “End Human Trafficking in Government Contracts Act of 2022,” which requires federal agencies to refer contractors engaged in human trafficking to the suspension and debarment officer of the agency;
Thank you to Senators Lankford and Ernst, and many others for their leadership.
S. 4205, the “Planning for Animal Wellness Act” or the “PAW Act,” which requires the Federal Emergency Management Agency to establish a Federal Animal Best Practices and Guidelines Task Force in the event of an emergency and disaster; and
Thank you to Senators Peters and Portman, and Representatives Titus, DeFazio, Fitzpatrick, Schiff and Garret Graves, and many others for their leadership.
S. 4791, which establishes a ten-year term for the appointment of the Director of the Office of Government Publications.
Thank you to Senator Blunt and many others for their leadership.