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H.J.Res. 244 (96th): A joint resolution to authorize and request the President to issue annually a proclamation designating the first Sunday of September following Labor Day of each year as “National Grandparents Day”.


The text of the resolution below is as of Sep 6, 1979 (Passed Congress).


93 STAT. 410                       PUBLIC LAW 96-62—SEPT. 6, 1979
                   Public Law 96-62
                   96th Congress
                                               Joint Resolution
  Sept. 6, 1979    f o authorize and request the President to issue annually a proclamation designat-
 [H.J. Res. 244]      ing the first Sunday of September following Labor Day of each year as National
                      Grandparents Day.

                      Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the
National           United States of America in Congress assembled. That the President
Grandparents       jg authorized and requested to issue a proclamation designating the
De^gnation         ^'^^ Sunday of September after Labor Day as "National Grandpar-
authorization.     ents Day", and calling upon the people of the United States and
36 use 142b.        interested groups and organizations to observe such day with appro-
                   priate ceremonies and activities.
                      Approved September 6, 1979.




                   LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:
                   CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 125 (1979):
                       July 27, considered and passed House.
                       Aug. 3, considered and passed Senate.