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S.J.Res. 205 (97th): A joint resolution to designate September 1982 as “National Sewing Month.”

The text of the resolution below is as of Sep 24, 1982 (Passed Congress).

PUBLIC LAW 97-266—SEPT. 24, 1982                      96 STAT. 1135

Public Law 97-266
97th Congress
                           Joint Resolution
           To designate September 1982 as "National Sewing Month".     Sept. 24, 1982
                                                                       [S.J. Res. 205]
Whereas the American Home Sewing Association is sponsoring a
  first industrywide promotion effort to increase consumer sewing
  education and family sewing participation; and
Whereas over fifty million consumers sew at home and over forty
   million citizens sew at least part of their wardrobe; and
Whereas the home sewing industry generates over $3,500,000,000 in
   sales annually for the United States economy; and
Whereas unnumbered careers in fashion, retail merchandising,
   fashion design, interior design, patternmaking, and textile design
   and parts of the garment industry have had their genesis in a
   seventh or eighth grade home economics sewing class: Now, there-
   fore, be it
  Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United
States of America in Congress assembled, That the month of Septem- National Sewing
ber 1982 is designated "National Sewing Month", and the President ^°"*^-
is requested to issue a proclamation calling upon the people of the
United States to observe such month with appropriate ceremonies
and activities.
  Approved September 24, 1982.

    Sept. 14, considered and passed Senate.
    Sept. 21, considered and passed House.