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S.J.Res. 18 (98th): A joint resolution designating September 22, 1983, as “American Business Women’s Day.”

The text of the resolution below is as of Jul 19, 1983 (Passed Congress).

97 STAT. 290                    PUBLIC LAW 98-55—JULY 19, 1983

                  Public Law 98-55
                  98th Congress
                                            J o i n t Resolution
 July 19, 1983
                       Designating September 22,1983, as "American Business Women's Day".
 [S.J. Res. 18]
                  Whereas there are forty-three million working women integrally
                    involved in determining the direction of both the private and
                    public sectors of our Nation;
                  Whereas American businesswomen hold active, responsible, deci-
                    sionmaking roles at all levels of business, and thus influence the
                    direction of our Nation; and
                  Whereas the Congress recognizes the important contributions of
                    American businesswomen to our Nation's continuing vitality:
                    Now, therefore, be it
                    Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United
American          States of America in Congress assembled, That September 22,1983, is
wIfSsDay          designated "American Business Women's Day". The President is
                  authorized and requested to issue a proclamation calling upon the
                  people of the United States to observe that day with appropriate
                  ceremonies and activities.
                    Approved July 19, 1983.

                  LEGISLATIVE HISTORY—S.J. Res. 18:
                  CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 129 (1983):
                      Mar. 2, considered and passed Senate.
                      June 30, considered and passed House.