Text: H.J.Res.272 — 103rd Congress (1993-1994)All Information (Except Text)

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        H.J.Res.272
                       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 December 15, 1993, as ``National Firefighters Day''.

Whereas there are over 2,000,000 firefighters in the United States;
Whereas firefighters respond to more than 2,300,000 fires and 8,700,000 
  emergencies other than fires each year;
Whereas fires annually cause nearly 6,000 deaths and $10,000,000,000 in 
  property damages;
Whereas firefighters have given their lives and risked injury to 
  preserve the lives and protect the property of others;
Whereas the contributions and sacrifices of valiant firefighters often 
  go unreported and are inadequately recognized by the public; and
Whereas the work of firefighters deserves the attention and gratitude of 
  all individuals in the United States: Now, therefore, be it
    Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United 
States of America in Congress assembled, That Decem-P ber 15, 1993, is 
designated as ``National Firefighters Day'', 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 day with 
appropriate ceremonies and activities.







                                Speaker of the House of Representatives.







                             Vice President of the United States and    
                                                President of the Senate.