S.J.Res.88 - A joint resolution to designate July 1, 1993, as "National NYSP Day".103rd Congress (1993-1994)
|Sponsor:||Sen. DeConcini, Dennis [D-AZ] (Introduced 05/06/1993)|
|Committees:||Senate - Judiciary | House - Post Office and Civil Service|
|Latest Action:||07/01/1993 Became Public Law No: 103-47.|
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[Congressional Bills 103th Congress] [From the U.S. Government Printing Office] [S.J. Res. 88 Enrolled Bill (ENR)] S.J.Res. 88 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 To designate July 1, 1993, as ``National NYSP Day''. Whereas the National Youth Sports Program (hereafter referred to as ``NYSP'') is a highly effective and comprehensive youth sports and educational instruction program in the United States for economically disadvantaged youth, ages 10 to 16 years old; Whereas over 69,000 economically disadvantaged young people participated in NYSP last year at United States colleges and universities in 153 cities, 44 States, and the District of Columbia; Whereas NYSP provides over 70,000 medical and follow-up examinations as well as health instruction by medical professionals to enrolled youth; Whereas NYSP provides hot United States Department of Agriculture- approved meals and snacks daily to all participating youth; Whereas the NYSP staff includes professional instructors with undergraduate degrees who offer educational instruction in drug education, AIDS, higher education, nutrition and health, and math and science, and who offer counseling on such topics as career opportunities, teen pregnancy, anti-gang strategies, and suicide prevention in an effort to promote personal responsibility; Whereas NYSP is administered by an advisory committee composed of community leaders and college and university personnel, and collaborates with local community action agencies and mayors' offices; Whereas the NYSP partnership between the public and private sectors ensures that Federal funds are used to provide direct services for youth, that institutions of higher education contribute facilities and personnel and pay the indirect costs of the program, and that public and private businesses donate equipment and supplies; and Whereas 1993 marks the 25th year that NYSP has provided economically disadvantaged youth with the opportunity to participate in healthy sports activities in order to encourage these youth to build good habits, to direct the competitive urge toward constructive ends, to stimulate the imagination to reach new goals, and to satisfy the human desire to belong: Now, therefore, be it Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That July 1, 1993, is designated as ``National NYSP Day''. The President is authorized and requested to issue a proclamation calling upon State and local jurisdictions, appropriate Federal agencies, and 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.