H.J.Res. 469 (101st): To designate October 6, 1990, as “German-American Day”.

101st Congress, 1989–1990. Text as of Oct 11, 1990 (Passed Congress/Enrolled Bill).

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104 STAT. 898                         PUBLIC LAW 101-413—OCT. 11, 1990
                      Public Law 101-413
                      101st Congress
                                                   Joint Resolution
 Oct. 11,1990                       To designate October 6, 1990, as "German-American Day".
[H.J. Res. 469]
                          Whereas the tricentennial of the arrival of the first German
                            immigrants to the United States was celebrated on October 6,
                            1983;
                          Whereas such day was proclaimed by the President to be German-
                            American Day in honor of the contributions made by German
                            immigrants to the life and culture of the United States;
                          Whereas such contributions should be recognized and celebrated
                            every year; and
                          Whereas the German-American Friendship Garden, symbolic of
                            friendly relations between West Germany and the United States,
                            was dedicated in the District of Columbia on November 15, 1988:
                            Now, therefore, be it
                            Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the
                          United States of America in Congress assembled, That October 6,
                          1990, is designated as "(Jerman-American Day". The President is
                          requested to issue a proclamation calling on the people of the United
                          States to observe such day with appropriate ceremonies and
                          activities.
                            Approved October 11, 1990.




                     LEGISLATIVE HISTORY—H.J. Res. 469 (S.J. Res. 277):
                     <X)NGRESSIONAL RECX)RD. Vol. 136 (1990):
                          July 31, considered and passed House.
                          Sept. 28, considered and passed Senate.


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