Published On: Thu, Dec 8th, 2016

Statement by the Press Secretary on H.R. 4665, H.R. 4902, H.R. 5785, H.R. 5873, S. 2754

The White House

Office of the Press Secretary

For Immediate Release

December 08, 2016

On Thursday, December 8, 2016, the President signed into law:

H.R. 4665, the “Outdoor Recreation Jobs and Economic Impact Act of 2016,” which requires the Department of Commerce to conduct an assessment of the outdoor recreation economy of the United States;

H.R. 4902, which amends the overtime compensation system for U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s Air and Marine Operations officers to Law Enforcement Availability Pay;

H.R. 5785, which exempts retired air traffic controllers under contract with the Federal Aviation Administration as full-time air traffic control instructors from a reduction to their Federal Employees Retirement System annuity supplement;

H.R. 5873, which designates the Federal building and United States courthouse located at 511 East San Antonio Avenue in El Paso, Texas, as the R.E. Thomason Federal Building and United States Courthouse; and

S. 2754, which designates the Federal building and United States courthouse located at 300 Fannin Street in Shreveport, Louisiana, as the Tom Stagg Federal Building and United States Courthouse.