H.J.Res. 685 (95th): Joint resolution to designate October 7, 1979, the Sunday of “Fire Prevention Week” as “Firefighters’ Memorial Sunday”; to designate October 14, 1978, as “National Jogging Day”; and to designate and authorize the President to proclaim, February 11, 1979, as “National Inventors’ Day”.

Jan 23, 1978 (95th Congress, 1977–1978)
Signed by the President
Slip Law:
This bill became Pub.L. 95-463.
Olin Teague
Representative for Texas's 6th congressional district
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Oct 14, 1978
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This resolution was enacted after being signed by the President on October 14, 1978.

Introduced Jan 23, 1978
Referred to Committee Jan 23, 1978
Passed House Sep 29, 1978
Passed Senate with Changes Oct 04, 1978
House Agreed to Changes Oct 10, 1978
Signed by the President Oct 14, 1978

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10/4/1978--Passed Senate amended.
(Measure passed Senate, amended) Authorizes and directs the President to designate October 7, 1978, the Sunday of "Fire Prevention Week," as "Firefighters' Memorial Sunday"; to designate October 14, 1978, as "National Jogging Day"; and to designate February 11, 1979, as "National Inventors' Day."

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