April 28, 2004 - Issue: Vol. 150, No. 56 — Daily Edition108th Congress (2003 - 2004) - 2nd Session
NATIONAL GOOD NEIGHBOR DAY
(Senate - April 28, 2004)
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[Page S4623] From the Congressional Record Online through the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] NATIONAL GOOD NEIGHBOR DAY Mr. FRIST. Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent that the Judiciary Committee be discharged from further consideration of S. Res. 340 and that the Senate then proceed to its immediate consideration. The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered. The clerk will report the resolution by title. The legislative clerk read as follows: A resolution (S. 340) expressing the sense of the Senate that the President should designate September 26, 2004, as National Good Neighbor Day. There being no objection, the Senate proceeded to consider the resolution. Mr. FRIST. I ask unanimous consent that the resolution and preamble be agreed to en bloc; the motion to reconsider be laid upon the table; that any statements relating thereto be printed in the Record; and the above occur with no intervening action or debate. The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered. The resolution (S. Res. 340) was agreed to. The preamble was agreed to. The resolution, with its preamble, reads as follows: S. Res. 340 Whereas our society has developed highly effective means of speedy communication around the world, but has failed to ensure meaningful communication among people living across the globe, or even across the street, from one another; Whereas the endurance of human values and consideration for others are critical to the survival of civilization; and Whereas being good neighbors to those around us is the first step toward human understanding: Now, therefore, be it Resolved, SECTION 1. DESIGNATION OF NATIONAL GOOD NEIGHBOR DAY. (a) Sense of the Senate.--It is the sense of the Senate that the President should designate September 26, 2004, as ``National Good Neighbor Day''. (b) Proclamation.--The Senate requests the President to issue a proclamation-- (1) designating September 26, 2004, as ``National Good Neighbor Day''; and (2) calling on the people of the United States and interested groups and organizations to observe ``National Good Neighbor Day'' with appropriate ceremonies and activities. ____________________