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PUBLIC LAW 100-000—MMMM. DD, 1987

PUBLIC LAW 100-189—DEC. 11, 1987

101 STAT. 1291

Public Law 100-189 100th Congress Joint Resolution Designating January 8, 1988, as "National Skiing Day".

Whereas commercial alpine and nordic skiing operations are among the fastest growing commercial uses of the national forests; Whereas skiing increases the recreational value of the national forests by providing a winter recreational use for such forests; Whereas skiing is a healthful activity that promotes physical wellbeing, contributes to the enrichment of the human spirit, and fosters an appreciation of the outdoor environment; Whereas skiing provides enjoyment to millions of people each winter; Whereas skiing improves employment opportunities in, and contributes to the economic stability of, a number of States; Whereas the people of many rural communities in the United States rely primarily on skiing for winter employment and income; and Whereas people throughout the world can become aware of the environmental grandeur and recreational resources of the United States by skiing 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 January 8, 1988, is designated as "National Skiing Day", and the President is authorized and requested to issue a proclamation calling on the people of the United States to observe such day with appropriate ceremonies and activities. Approved December 11, 1987.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY S.J. Res. 146: CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 133 (1987): Oct. 30, considered and passed Senate. Dec. 2, considered and passed House.

Dec. 11, 1987 [S.J. Res. 146]