H.J.Res.190 - Designating July 17 through July 23, 1993, as "National Veterans Golden Age Games Week".103rd Congress (1993-1994)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Quillen, James H. (Jimmy) [R-TN-1] (Introduced 05/04/1993)|
|Committees:||House - Post Office and Civil Service|
|Latest Action:||07/22/1993 Became Public Law No: 103-53. (All Actions)|
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[Congressional Bills 103th Congress] [From the U.S. Government Printing Office] [H.J. Res. 190 Enrolled Bill (ENR)] H.J.Res. 190 One Hundred Third Congress of the United States of America AT THE FIRST SESSION Begun and held at the City of Washington on Tuesday, the fifth day of January, one thousand nine hundred and ninety-three Joint Resolution Designating July 17 through July 23, 1993, as ``National Veterans Golden Age Games Week''. Whereas from July 17, 1993, through July 23, 1993, the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center at Mountain Home, Tennessee, will host the seventh annual Veterans Golden Age Games; Whereas the games are a national multi-event sports and recreational competition for veterans, age 55 and over, who are currently receiving medical care from the Department of Veterans Affairs; Whereas sports and recreation are integral components in the rehabilitative medicine programs offered at Veterans Administration hospitals, and help improve the health and quality of life for older veterans; Whereas veteran athletes from across the United States will compete in events and competitions at the games; Whereas the National Veterans Golden Age Games Program serves as a showcase for the prevention and therapeutic medical value that sports and recreation provide in the lives of all older Americans; and Whereas the games provide further recognition of the valiant service given to the Nation by its veterans: Now, therefore, be it Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That July 17 through July 23, 1993, is designated as ``National Veterans Golden Age Games Week'', and the President is authorized and requested to issue a proclamation calling upon the people of the United States to observe such week with appropriate programs, ceremonies, and activities. Speaker of the House of Representatives. Vice President of the United States and President of the Senate.