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S.J.Res. 92 (101st): A joint resolution to invite the houses of worship of this Nation to celebrate the bicentennial of the inauguration of George Washington, the first President of the United States, by ringing bells at 12 noon on Sunday, April 30, 1989.

The text of the bill below is as of May 1, 1989 (Passed Congress/Enrolled Bill).

S.J.Res.92

One Hundred First Congress of the United States of America

AT THE FIRST SESSION

Begun and held at the City of Washington on Tuesday, the third day of January,

one thousand nine hundred and eighty-nine

Joint Resolution

To invite the houses of worship of this Nation to celebrate the bicentennial of the inauguration of George Washington, the first President of the United States, by ringing bells at 12 noon on Sunday, April 30, 1989.

    Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That--

      (1) the houses of worship of this Nation are invited to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the inauguration of George Washington as the first President of the United States,

      (2) such houses of worship are requested to ring bells at 12 noon (12 o’clock antemeridiem eastern daylight saving time) on Sunday, April 30, 1989, the date of such anniversary, and to continue, as a tribute to the first President of this Nation, such simultaneous ringing of bells for two full minutes, and

      (3) the President is authorized and requested to issue a proclamation acknowledging such celebration.

Speaker of the House of Representatives.

Vice President of the United States and

President of the Senate.d

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