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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.




LEGISLATIVE HISTORY—S.J. Res. 205:
CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 128 (1982):
    Sept. 14, considered and passed Senate.
    Sept. 21, considered and passed House.