S.J.Res.276 - A joint resolution to designate May, 1992, as "Older Americans Month".102nd Congress (1991-1992)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Adams, Brock [D-WA] (Introduced 03/24/1992)|
|Committees:||Senate - Judiciary | House - Post Office and Civil Service|
|Latest Action:||House - 05/07/1992 Referred to the Subcommittee on Census and Population. (All Actions)|
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SJ 276 RFH 102d CONGRESS 2d Session S. J. RES. 276 IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES May 6, 1992 Referred to the Committee on Post Office and Civil Service JOINT RESOLUTION To designate May 1992, as `Older Americans Month'. Whereas older Americans have contributed many years of service to their families, their communities, and the Nation; Whereas the population of the United States is comprised of a large percentage of older Americans representing a wealth of knowledge and experience; Whereas older Americans should be acknowledged for the contributions older Americans continue to make to their communities and the Nation; and Whereas many States and communities acknowledge older Americans during the month of May: Now, therefore, be it Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That, in recognition of the traditional designation of the month of May as `Older Americans Month', and the repeated expression by the Congress of appreciation and respect for the achievements of older Americans and of a desire that older Americans continue to play an active role in the life of the Nation, the month of May, 1992, is designated as `Older Americans Month' and the President is authorized and requested to issue a proclamation calling on the people of the United States to observe the month with appropriate programs, ceremonies, and activities. Passed the Senate May 5 (legislative day, March 26), 1992. Attest: WALTER J. STEWART, Secretary.