Washington, DC - 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 re-designates 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.