S.J.Res.153 - A joint resolution designating the third week in May 1990 as "National Tourism Week".101st Congress (1989-1990)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Rockefeller, John D., IV [D-WV] (Introduced 06/07/1989)|
|Committees:||Senate - Judiciary | House - Post Office and Civil Service|
|Latest Action:||05/09/1990 Became Public Law No: 101-284. (All Actions)|
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Text: S.J.Res.153 — 101st Congress (1989-1990)All Information (Except Text)
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--S.J.Res.153-- S.J.Res.153 One Hundred First Congress of the United States of America AT THE SECOND SESSION Begun and held at the City of Washington on Tuesday, the twenty-third day of January, one thousand nine hundred and ninety Joint Resolution Designating the third week in May 1990 as `National Tourism Week'. Whereas travel and tourism is the third largest retail industry and the second largest private employer in the United States, generating more than five million nine hundred thousand jobs; Whereas total travel expenditures in the United States amount to more than $350,000,000,000 annually, or about 6.7 percent of the Gross National Product; Whereas tourism is an essential American export, as thirty-eight million three hundred thousand foreign travelers spend approximately $43,000,000,000 annually in the United States; Whereas development and promotion of tourism have brought new industries, jobs, and economic revitalization to cities and regions across the United States; Whereas tourism contributes substantially to personal growth, education, appreciation of intercultural differences, and the enhancement of international understanding and good will; and Whereas the abundant natural and man-made attractions of the United States and the hospitality of the American people establish the United States as the preeminent destination for both foreign and domestic travelers: Now, therefore, be it Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the week beginning on the second Sunday in May 1990 is designated as `National Tourism Week'. The President is authorized and requested to issue a proclamation calling on the people of the United States to observe that week with appropriate ceremonies and activities. Speaker of the House of Representatives. Vice President of the United States and President of the Senate.