S.J.Res.206 - A joint resolution designating September 17, 1994, as "Constitution Day".103rd Congress (1993-1994)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Wofford, Harris [D-PA] (Introduced 06/29/1994)|
|Committees:||Senate - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 06/29/1994 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Judiciary. (All Actions)|
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Introduced in Senate (06/29/1994)
[Congressional Bills 103th Congress] [From the U.S. Government Printing Office] [S.J. Res. 206 Introduced in Senate (IS)] 103d CONGRESS 2d Session S. J. RES. 206 Designating September 17, 1994, as ``Constitution Day''. _______________________________________________________________________ IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES June 29 (legislative day, June 7), 1994 Mr. Wofford introduced the following joint resolution; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary _______________________________________________________________________ JOINT RESOLUTION Designating September 17, 1994, as ``Constitution Day''. Whereas the Constitution of the United States is the cornerstone of the Nation's system of government under law; Whereas the Constitution of the United States signifies the importance of the rule of law and affirms the Nation's dedication to the principles of freedom and justice; Whereas the Constitution of the United States is recognized by many to be the most significant and important document in history for establishing freedom and justice through democracy; Whereas the Constitution of the United States provides the framework of the Nation's law, spirit, and beliefs; Whereas the Constitution of the United States deserves the recognition, respect, and reverence of all Americans; Whereas every American should celebrate the freedom and responsibilities of the Constitution of the United States; and Whereas the Constitution of the United States was signed on September 17, 1787: Now, therefore, be it Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That September 17, 1994, is designated as ``Constitution Day'', and the President is authorized and requested to issue a proclamation calling on the people of the United States to observe that day with appropriate ceremonies and activities. <all>