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H.J.Res. 442 (96th): A joint resolution designating the week beginning June 22, 1980, as “National Athletic Boosters Week”.


The text of the resolution below is as of Jun 18, 1980 (Passed Congress).


PUBLIC LAW 96-279—JUNE 18, 1980                                94 STAT. 549
Public Law 96-279
96th Congress
                              Joint Resolution
Designating the week beginning June 22, 1980, as "National Athletic Boosters    June 18, 1980
                                 Week".                                         [H.J. Res. 442]

Whereas athletic programs are a vital means of keeping youth in
  good physical shape, in teaching good sportsmanship, and in
  learning cooperation;
Whereas athletic development begins at an early age, commonly
  through school and community sponsored activities;
Whereas school athletic and physical education programs through-
  out America are facing serious financial difficulties as the result
  of many problems including inflation and the reorientation of
  programs to equalize programs for boys and girls;
Where£is to offset this growing crisis, school and community organi-
  zations across the Nation have been formed and have been ex-
  tremely effective in boosting and encouraging athletic programs;
Whereas thousands of volunteer members learn how to work effec-
  tively in supporting athletic programs; and
Whereas there is a rising movement across the Nation to under-
  take support of these programs: Now, therefore, be it
  Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United
States of America in Congress assembled, That the week beginning               National
June 22, 1980, is designated as "National Athletic Boosters Week"              Athletic
                                                                               Boosters Week.
and the President is requested to issue a proclamation calling upon            Designation.
the people of the United States to observe such week with appropriate
ceremonies and activities.
  Approved June 18, 1980.




LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:
CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 126 (1980):
    Feb. 25, considered and passed House.
    June 13, considered and passed Senate in lieu of S.J. Res. 177.