H.J.Res.253 - To designate May 2, 1994, through May 8, 1994, as "Public Service Recognition Week".103rd Congress (1993-1994)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Byrne, Leslie L. [D-VA-11] (Introduced 08/06/1993)|
|Committees:||House - Post Office and Civil Service|
|Latest Action:||House - 08/06/1993 Referred to the House Committee on Post Office and Civil Service. (All Actions)|
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[Congressional Bills 103th Congress] [From the U.S. Government Printing Office] [H.J. Res. 253 Introduced in House (IH)] 103d CONGRESS 1st Session H. J. RES. 253 To designate May 2, 1994, through May 8, 1994, as ``Public Service Recognition Week''. _______________________________________________________________________ IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES August 6, 1993 Ms. Byrne (for herself, Mr. de Lugo, Mr. Andrews of New Jersey, Mr. Neal of North Carolina, Mr. Hall of Ohio, Ms. Kaptur, Mr. Fazio, Mr. Mineta, Mr. Dicks, Mr. Parker, Ms. Norton, Mr. Moran, Mr. Wynn, Mr. Neal of Massachusetts, Mr. Hoyer, Mr. McCloskey, Mrs. Morella, Mr. Bevill, Mr. Bateman, Mr. Payne of New Jersey, Mr. Abercrombie, Mrs. Mink, Mr. Blackwell, Mr. Cardin, Mr. Hobson, Mr. Coleman, Mr. Young of Florida, Mr. Swift, Mr. Kanjorski, Mr. Evans, Mr. Emerson, Mr. Dixon, Mr. Conyers, Mr. Clay, Mr. Matsui, Mr. Lewis of California, Mr. Mfume, Mr. Hochbrueckner, Mr. Poshard, Mr. Lehman, Mr. Myers of Indiana, Mr. Berman, Mr. Lantos, Mr. Borski, Mr. Filner, Mr. Wolf, Mr. Wheat, Mr. Thornton, Mr. Doolittle, Mr. Skeen, Mr. Lancaster, Mr. Tauzin, Mr. Pickett, Mr. Hamburg, Mr. Ackerman, Mr. Walsh, Mr. Frank of Massachusetts, Mr. Chapman, Mr. Sisisky, Mr. Cramer, Mr. Stokes, Mr. Slattery, and Mr. Kreidler) introduced the following joint resolution; which was referred to the Committee on Post Office and Civil Service _______________________________________________________________________ JOINT RESOLUTION To designate May 2, 1994, through May 8, 1994, as ``Public Service Recognition Week''. Whereas public employees at every level of government faithfully serve their fellow Americans, and there are now nine million employees in city and county government, four million employees in State government, and over four million Federal civilian and military employees; Whereas Americans are aware of the many contributions public employees have made to the quality of their lives, in occupations that run the gamut from astronauts to zoologists, including scientists, police officers, teachers, doctors, forest rangers, engineers, food inspectors, researchers, and foreign service agents, among others; Whereas the Nation should value a professional civil service whose highest principle is one of patriotism, whose foremost commitment is to excellence, and whose experience and expertise are a national resource to be used and respected; Whereas the millions of workers who serve the Nation are men and women of knowledge, ability, and integrity who deserve to be recognized for their dedicated service; and Whereas designating a week to honor these employees will provide a dual opportunity to pay tribute to our public employees and to inform the American people about the scope and importance of public service, including the range of employment opportunities available to our young people: 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 May 2 through May 8, 1994, is designated as ``Public Service Recognition Week''. 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. <all>