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H.J.Res. 715 (95th): A resolution proclaiming May 3, 1978, “Sun Day”.


The text of the resolution below is as of Mar 27, 1978 (Passed Congress).


92 STAT. 186                     PUBLIC LAW 95-253—MAR. 27, 1978

                  Public Law 95-253                                                   . . .
                  95th Congress                                                   ,.; Z \
                                             Joint Resolution
 Mar. 27, 1978                         Proclaiming May 3,1978, "Sun Day".
 [HJ. Res. 715]
                  Whereas the realization and the promise of solar energy will be
                    observed and celebrated throughout the Nation on the 3d of May,
                     1978; and
                  Whereas the development of solar technologies will provide an abun-
                     dant, economical, safe, and environmentally compatible energy
                     supply; and
                  Whereas a day devoted to a celebration of all solar technologies should
                    help inform the general public, industry, and labor, and demon-
                     strate the potential of the sun in meeting the Nation's energy needs;
                     and
                  Whereas Federal, State, and local governments should foster and
                    encourage the further development, refinement, and utilization of
                    solar energy technologies: Now, therefore, be it
                    Resolved by the Seriate and House of Representatives of the United
Sun Day.          States of America in Congress, assemoled, That May 3, 1978, is pro-
Proclamation      claimed "Sun Day", and the President is authorized and requested
authorization.    (a) to issue a proclamation calling upon the general public, industry.
                  and labor of the United States to observe such day with appropriate
                  activities and ceremonies, and (b) to direct all appropriate Federal
                  agencies to cooperate with, and participate in, the celebration of "Sun
                  Day".
                    Approved March 27, 1978.




                  LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:
                  HOUSE REPORT No. 95-919 (Coram, on Post Office and CivU Service).
                  SENATE REPORT No. 95-686 (Coram, on the Judiciary).
                  CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, VoL 124 (1978):
                       Mar. 6, considered and passed House.
                       Mar. 14, considered and passed Senate.