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Text of A joint resolution designating the month of August 1987 as “National Child Support Enforcement Month”.

This resolution was enacted after being signed by the President on August 13, 1987. The text of the bill below is as of Aug 13, 1987 (Passed Congress/Enrolled Bill).

PUBLIC LAW 100-88—AUG. 13, 1987                                 101 STAT. 665
Public Law 100-88
100th Congress
                          Joint Resolution
Designating the month of August 1987 as "National Child Support Enforcement      Aug. 13, 1987
                                  Month".                                       [H.J. Res. 313]
Whereas significant progress has been made toward improving laws
   and regulations dealing with child support enforcement by the
   States;
Whereas the provisions of part D of title IV of the Social Security
   Act have provided a needed response in alleviating problems that 42 use 651.
   exist within and among States £is to legal rights and financial
   needs of their citizens;
Wheregis the child support program's ultimate goal is to reduce
   financial deprivation among America's children by ensuring that
   the responsibility of support rests with the responsible parent,
   thereby diminishing the need for welfare dependency by women
   and children;
Whereas the dedicated service of family support enforcement
   personnel, the judiciary, and the legal community has contributed
   to increased child support collections, paternity establishments,
   and the location of absent parents; and
Whereas the growth and success of child support programs have
   resulted from and continue to rely on increased cooperation of        '
   Federal, State, and local agencies: Now, therefore, be it
  Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United
States of America in Congress assembled. That the month of August
1987 is designated as "National Child Support Enforcement Month",
and the President is authorized and requested to issue a proclama-
tion calling upon all government agencies and the people of the
United States to observe the month with appropriate programs,
ceremonies, and activities.
  Approved August 13, 1987.




LEGISLATIVE HISTORY—H.J. Res. 313:
CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 133 (1987):
     Aug. 6, considered and passed House.
     Aug. 7, considered and passed Senate.