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S.J.Res. 173 (99th): A joint resolution to designate the Month of September 1985 as “National Sewing Month”.


The text of the resolution below is as of Sep 26, 1985 (Passed Congress).


PUBLIC LAW 99-99—SEPT. 26, 1985                              99 STAT. 467
Public Law 99-99
99th Congress
                           Joint Resolution
                                                                             Sept. 26, 1985
     To designate the month of September 1985 as "National Sewing Month".
                                                                             [S.J. Res. 173]
Whereas the sewing industry annually honors the approximately
  fifty miUion people who sew at home and the approximately forty
  miUion people who sew at least part of their wardrobe;
Whereas the home sewing industry generates over $3,500,000,000
  annually for the economy of the United States; and
Whereas innumerable careers in fashion, retail merchandising,
  design, patternmaking, and textiles have had their genesis in the
  home and in elementary school home economics classes: Now,
  therefore, be it
  Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United
States of America in Congress assembled. That the month of Septem-
ber 1985 is designated "National Sewing Month". The President is
requested to issue a proclamation calling upon the people of the
United States to observe that month with appropriate ceremonies
and activities.
  Approved September 26, 1985.




LEGISLATIVE HISTORY—S.J. Res. 173:
CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 131 (1985):
    Sept. 13, considered and passed Senate.
    Sept. 19, considered and passed House.