Text: S.J.Res.186 — 101st Congress (1989-1990)All Information (Except Text)

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--S.J.Res.186--
S.J.Res.186
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 week of March 1 through March 7, 1990, as `National Quarter
Horse
Week'.
Whereas the American Quarter Horse Association was founded on March 15,
1940, to record and preserve the pedigrees of American quarter horses,
and continues to serve such purposes;
Whereas the American quarter horse has played a significant role in the
development of the United States and contributed to the western heritage of
the Nation;
Whereas the American Quarter Horse Association has developed into the largest
equine registry in the world, with more than two million eight hundred thousand
American quarter horses and two hundred thousand individuals located in the
United States and sixty-two foreign countries;
Whereas the American quarter horse industry has become invaluable to the
agriculture industry of the Nation, and American quarter horses are enjoyed
by more individuals than any other breed of horse in the world; and
Whereas the American Quarter Horse Association celebrates its fiftieth
anniversary in March 1990: Now, therefore, be it
 Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of
 America in Congress assembled, That the week of March 1 through March 7,
 1990, is designated as `National Quarter Horse Week', and the President
 of the United States is authorized and requested to issue a proclamation
 calling upon the people of the United States to observe the week with
 appropriate ceremonies and activities.
Speaker of the House of Representatives.
Vice President of the United States and
President of the Senate.

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