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H.J.Res. 191 (97th): A joint resolution designating August 8, 1982, as “National Children’s Day”.

The text of the bill below is as of Aug 6, 1981 (Passed Congress).


PUBLIC LAW 97-29—AUG. 6, 1981                          95 STAT. 149

Public Law 97-29
97th Congress
                            Joint Resolution
            Designating August 8,1982, as "National Children's Day".     Aug. 6, 1981
                                                                        [H.J. Res. 191]
Whereas America's children represent new life and new hope for
  the future of the Nation and the world;
Whereas children should be regarded as this Nation's most pre-
  cious resource, and be assured of proper guidance and oppor-
  tunity to be prepared to become productive citizens and responsi-
  ble leaders of tomorrow;
Whereas children have a right to quality education, freedom from
  hunger, freedom from poverty, freedom from discrimination, and
  the legacy of a world at peace;
Whereas the Nation's adults have an obligation to create a better
  world which is conducive to the well-being of the children of the
  United States, a world in which children can feel secure in the
  knowledge that they will have the opportunity to achieve their
  maximum potential as adults; and
Whereas the Nation should affirm its commitment to focus on the
  joys, the rights, and the needs of children so as to create a better
  ii
  life for them: Now, therefore, be it
  Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United
States of America in Congress assembled, That August 8, 1982, is National
designated as "National Children's Day" and the President is re- Children's
quested to issue a proclamation commemorating the occasion and oe^enaf
calling upon the people of the United States to observe that day with  ^^ ^°^'
appropriate ceremonies and activities.
   Approved August 6, 1981.




LEGISLATIVE HISTORY—H.J. Res. 191:
CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 127 (1981):
    July 23, considered and passed House.
    July 24, considered and passed Senate.