HOUSE BILLS AND JOINT RESOLUTIONS APPROVED BY THE PRESIDENT
(House of Representatives - December 15, 2003)

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      HOUSE BILLS AND JOINT RESOLUTIONS APPROVED BY THE PRESIDENT

  The President notified the Clerk of the House that on the following 
dates, he had approved and signed bills and joint resolutions of the 
following titles:

           October 31, 2003:
       H.J. Res. 75. A joint resolution making further continuing 
     appropriations for the fiscal year 2004, and for other 
     purposes.
           November 6, 2003:
       H.R. 3289. An act making supplemental appropriations for 
     defense and for the reconstruction of Iraq and Afghanistan 
     for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2004, and for other 
     purposes.
           November 7, 2003:
       H.J. Res. 76. A joint resolution making further continuing 
     appropriations for the fiscal year 2004, and for other 
     purposes.
           November 10, 2003:
       H.R. 2691. An act making appropriations for the Department 
     of the Interior and related agencies for the fiscal year 
     ending September 30, 2004, and for other purposes.
           November 11, 2003:
       H.R. 1516. An act to provide for the establishment by the 
     Secretary of Veterans Affairs of additional cemeteries in the 
     National Cemetery Administration.
       H.R. 1610. An act to redesignate the facilities of the 
     United States Postal Service located at 120 East Richie 
     Avenue in Marceline, Missouri, as the ``Walt Disney Post 
     Office Building''.
       H.R. 1882. An act to designate the facility of the United 
     States Postal Service located at 440 South Orange Blossom 
     Trail in Orlando, Florida, as the ``Arthur `Pappy' Kennedy 
     Post Office''.
       H.R. 1883. An act to designate the facility of the United 
     States Postal Service located at 1601-1 Main Street in 
     Jacksonville, Florida, as the ``Eddie Mae Steward Post 
     Office''.
       H.R. 2075. An act to designate the facility of the United 
     States Postal Service located at 1905 West Blue Heron 
     Boulevard in West Palm Beach, Florida, as the ``Judge Edward 
     Rogers Post Office Building''.
       H.R. 2254. An act to designate the facility of the United 
     States Postal Service located at 1101 Colorado Street in 
     Boulder City, Nevada, as the ``Bruce Woodbury Post Office 
     Building''.
       H.R. 2309. An act to designate the facility of the United 
     States Postal Service located at 2300 Redondo Avenue in Long 
     Beach, California, as the ``Stephen Horn Post Office 
     Building''.
       H.R. 2328. An act to designate the facility of the United 
     States Postal Service located at 2001 East Willard Street in 
     Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, as the ``Robert A. Borski Post 
     Office Building''.
       H.R. 2396. An act to designate the facility of the United 
     States Postal Service located at 1210 Highland Avenue in 
     Duarte, California, as the ``Francisco A. Martinez Flores 
     Post Office''.
       H.R. 2452. An act to designate the facility of the United 
     States Postal Service located at 339 Hickville Road in 
     Bethpage, New York, as the ``Brian C. Hickey Post Office 
     Building''.
       H.R. 2533. An act to designate the facility of the United 
     States Postal Service located at 10701 Abercorn Street in 
     Savannah, Georgia, as the ``J.C. Lewis, Jr. Post Office 
     Building''.
       H.R. 2476. An act to designate the facility of the United 
     States Postal Service located at 141 Weston Street in 
     Hartford, Connecticut, as the ``Barbara B. Kennelly Post 
     Office Building''.
       H.R. 3011. An act to designate the facility of the United 
     States Postal Service located at 135 East Olive Avenue in 
     Burbank, California, as the ``Bob Hope Post Office 
     Building''.
       H.R. 3365. An act to amend title 10, United States Code, 
     and the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase the death 
     gratuity payable with respect to deceased members of the 
     Armed Forces and to exclude such gratuity from gross income, 
     to provide additional tax relief for members of the Armed 
     Forces and their families, and for other purposes.
           November 12, 2003:
       H.J. Res. 52. A joint resolution recognizing the Dr. Samuel 
     D. Harris National Museum of Dentistry, an affiliate of the 
     Smithsonian Institution in Baltimore, Maryland, as the 
     official national museum of dentistry in the United States.
           November 17, 2003:
        H.R. 1442. An act to authorize the design and construction 
     of a visitor center for the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.
        H.R. 3288. An act to amend title XXI of the Social 
     Security Act to make technical corrections with respect to 
     the definition of qualifying State.
           November 22, 2003:
        H.R. 274. An act to authorize the Secretary of the 
     Interior to acquire the property in Cecil County, Maryland, 
     known as Garrett Island for inclusion in the Blackwater 
     National Wildlife Refuge.
        H.R. 2559. An act making appropriations for military 
     construction, family housing, and base realignment and 
     closure for the Department of Defense for the fiscal year 
     ending September 30, 2004, and for other purposes.
        H.R. 3054. An act to amend the Policemen and Firemen's 
     Retirement and Disability Act to permit military service 
     previously performed by members and former members of the 
     Metropolitan Police Department of the District of Columbia, 
     the Fire Department of the District of Columbia, the United 
     States Park Police, and the United States Secret Service to 
     count as creditable service for purposes of calculating 
     retirement annuities payable to such members upon payment of 
     a contribution by such members, and for other purposes.
        H.R. 3232. An act to reauthorize certain school lunch and 
     child nutrition programs through March 31, 2004.
           November 24, 2003:
        H.R. 1588. An act to authorize appropriations for fiscal 
     year 2004 for military activities of the Department of 
     Defense, for military construction, and for defense 
     activities of the Department of Energy, to prescribe 
     personnel strengths for such fiscal year for the Armed 
     Forces, and for other purposes.
        H.J. Res 79. A joint resolution making further continuing 
     appropriations for the fiscal year 2004, and for other 
     purposes.
           December 1, 2003:
        H.R. 2754. An act making appropriations for energy and 
     water development for the fiscal year ending September 30, 
     2004, and for other purposes.
           December 2, 2003:
       H.R. 3182. An act to reauthorize the adoption incentive 
     payments program under part E of title IV of the Social 
     Security Act, and for other purposes.

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           December 3, 2003:
        H.R. 23. An act to amend the Housing and Community 
     Development Act of 1974 to authorize communities to use 
     community development block grant funds for construction of 
     tornado-safe shelters in manufactured home parks.
        H.R. 1683. An act to increase, effective as of December 1, 
     2003, the rates of disability compensation for veterans with 
     service-connected disabilities and the rates of dependency 
     and indemnity compensation for survivors of certain service-
     connected disabled veterans, and for other purposes.
        H.R. 1904. An act to improve the capacity of the Secretary 
     of Agriculture and the Secretary of the Interior to conduct 
     hazardous fuels reduction projects on National Forest System 
     lands and Bureau of Land Management Lands aimed at protecting 
     communities, watersheds, and certain other at-risk lands from 
     catastrophic wildfire, to enhance efforts to protect 
     watersheds and address threats to forest and rangeland 
     health, including catastrophic wildfire, across the 
     landscape, and for other purposes.
        H.R. 2744. An act to designate the facility of the United 
     States Postal Service located at 514 17th Street in Moline, 
     Illinois, as the ``David Bybee Post Office Building''.
        H.R. 3175. An act to designate the facility of the United 
     States Postal Service located at 2650 Cleveland Avenue, NW in 
     Canton, Ohio, as the ``Richard D. Watkins Post Office 
     Building''.
        H.R. 3379. An act to designate the facility of the United 
     States Postal Service located at 3210 East 10th Street in 
     Bloomington, Indiana, as the ``Francis X. McCloskey Post 
     Office Building''.
           December 4, 2003:
       H.R. 2622. An act to amend the Fair Credit Reporting Act, 
     to prevent identity theft, improve resolution of consumer 
     disputes, improve the accuracy of consumer records, make 
     improvements in the use of, and consumer access to, credit 
     information, and for other purposes.
           December 6, 2003:
       H.R. 421. An act to reauthorize the United States Institute 
     for Environmental Conflict Resolution, and for other 
     purposes.
       H.R. 1367. An act to authorize the Secretary of Agriculture 
     to conduct a loan repayment program regarding the provision 
     of veterinary services in shortage situations, and for other 
     purposes.
       H.R. 1821. An act to award a congressional gold medal to 
     Dr. Dorothy Height in recognition of her many contributions 
     to the Nation.
       H.R. 3038. An act to make certain technical and conforming 
     amendments to correct the Health Care Safety Net Amendments 
     of 2002.
       H.R. 3140. An act to provide for availability of contact 
     lens prescriptions to patients, and for other purposes.
       H.R. 3166. An act to designate the facility of the United 
     States Postal Service located at 57 Old Tappan Road in 
     Tappan, New York, as the ``John G. Dow Post Office 
     Building''.
       H.R. 3185. An act to designate the facility of the United 
     States Postal Service located at 38 Spring Street in Nashua, 
     New Hampshire, as the ``Hugh Gregg Post Office Building''.
       H.R. 3349. An act to authorize salary adjustments for 
     Justices and judges of the United States for fiscal year 
     2004.
           December 8, 2003:
       H.R. 1. An act to amend title XVIII of the Social Security 
     Act to provide for a voluntary program for prescription drug 
     coverage under the Medicare Program, to modernize the 
     Medicare Program, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 
     to allow a deduction to individuals for amounts contributed 
     to health savings security accounts and health savings 
     accounts, to provide for the disposition of unused health 
     benefits in cafeteria plans and flexible spending 
     arrangements, and for other purposes.
           December 9, 2003:
       H.R. 3348. An act to reauthorize the ban on undetectable 
     firearms.

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