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Washington, DC - Today, President Barack Obama signed into law:

H.R. 316, the “Collinsville Renewable Energy Production Act,” which provides for the reinstatement and transfer of specified hydroelectric project construction licenses to the Town of Canton, Connecticut;

S. 1044, the “World War II Memorial Prayer Act of 2013,” which directs the Secretary of the Interior to install in the area of the World War II Memorial a specified plaque or inscription;

S. 1254, the “Harmful Algal Bloom and Hypoxia Research and Control Amendments Act of 2014,” which requires the Department of Commerce’s National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to maintain and enhance a national harmful algal bloom and hypoxia program to control, mitigate, and respond to marine and freshwater harmful algal bloom and hypoxia events; and

S. 2086, the “Reliable Home Heating Act,” which authorizes a State Governor who has declared a state of emergency caused by a shortage of residential heating fuel to extend the state of emergency for up to two additional 30-day periods, allowing commercial motor carriers and drivers providing emergency relief to continue to be exempted from certain Federal safety regulations.