On Friday, October 30, 2020, the President signed into law:
H.R. 561, the “Protecting Business Opportunities for Veterans Act of 2019,” which clarifies the performance expectations for certain businesses receiving contracts under the Veterans First Contracting Program (“Veterans First”) authorities;
H.R. 1952, the “Intercountry Adoption Information Act of 2019,” which directs the Department of State to include additional information in its annual report to the Congress on intercountry adoptions;
H.R. 2359, the “Whole Veteran Act,” which requires the Department of Veterans Affairs to submit to the Congress a report on the Department’s advancement of whole health transformation;
H.R. 3399, which amends the Nutria Eradication and Control Act program to include additional States and authorize appropriations of $12 million for each of the fiscal years 2021 through 2025;
H.R. 4183, the “Identifying Barriers and Best Practices Study Act,” which requires the Government Accountability Office to conduct a study of disability compensation and pension benefits for certain individuals; and
S. 3051, the “America’s Conservation Enhancement Act,” which reauthorizes certain existing conservation and fish and wildlife programs and establishes new authorities.