H.J.Res.479 - To designate November 13, 1992, as "Vietnam Veterans Memorial 10th Anniversary Day".102nd Congress (1991-1992)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Montgomery, G. V. (Sonny) [D-MS-3] (Introduced 05/06/1992)|
|Committees:||House - Post Office and Civil Service|
|Latest Action:||House - 05/08/1992 Referred to the Subcommittee on Census and Population. (All Actions)|
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HJ 479 IH 102d CONGRESS 2d Session H. J. RES. 479 To designate November 13, 1992, as `Vietnam Veterans Memorial 10th Anniversary Day'. IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES May 6, 1992 Mr. MONTGOMERY (for himself and Mr. STUMP) introduced the following joint resolution; which was referred to the Committee on Post Office and Civil Service JOINT RESOLUTION To designate November 13, 1992, as `Vietnam Veterans Memorial 10th Anniversary Day'. Whereas on November 13, 1982, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial was dedicated in honor and recognition of the men and women of the Armed Forces of the United States who served in the Vietnam War, particularly those who gave their lives or who remain missing; Whereas the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, located on a site in West Potomac Park in the District of Columbia near the Lincoln Memorial as authorized by Public Law 96-297, was constructed with funds raised entirely from private sources; Whereas this memorial, bearing the names of 58,183 men and women, has become the most visited memorial in the Nation's capital; Whereas November 13, 1992, marks the 10th anniversary of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, a milestone which will be observed during 1992 through educational seminars, a reading of the names on the Wall, veterans reunions, and other appropriate events; Whereas this anniversary offers an opportunity for the entire country to reflect on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial and its role in healing the Nation's wounds from the Vietnam era; and Whereas the anniversary will enable new generations to discuss lessons learned in the decade since the Memorial's dedication: Now, therefore, be it Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That November 13, 1992, is designated as `Vietnam Veterans Memorial 10th Anniversary Day', and the President is authorized and requested to issue a proclamation calling on the people of the United States to observe the day with appropriate ceremonies and activities.