By Jueseppi B.
Statement by the Press Secretary on H.J. Res. 59, H.R. 623, H.R. 767, H.R. 2319, H.R. 3343, H.R. 3487
On Thursday, December 26, 2013, the President signed into law:
H.J. Res. 59, the “Bipartisan Budget Act of 2013” and “Pathway for SGR Reform Act of 2013,” which revises discretionary spending caps for fiscal years 2014 and 2015, and makes various changes to current law regarding: budget enforcement; prevention of waste, fraud, and abuse; natural resources; Federal civilian and military retirement; higher education programs; transportation; and miscellaneous provisions; and also provides a slight increase to Medicare payments for physicians’ services that are furnished through March 31, 2014, and amends a number of other health programs;
H.R. 623, the “Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium Land Transfer Act,” which transfers a specified parcel of Federal land in Anchorage, Alaska, to the Alaska Native Tribal…
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