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Responsibility of the President to Sign Bills Passed by the House and the Senate
This opinion concludes that President Eisenhower can sign his initials, rather than his full name, in approving bills passed by Congress. The OLC does not provide release dates for its opinions, so the release date listed is the date on which the opinion was authored. The original opinion is available at https://justice.gov/olc/page/file/935761/download.
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