PUBLIC LAW 102-146—OCT. 28, 1991 105 STAT. 973 Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That October 1991 is designated as "National Down Syndrome Awareness Month". The President is authorized and requested to issue a proclamation calling upon the people of the United States to observe the month with appropriate ceremonies and activities. Approved October 28, 1991. LEGISLATIVE HISTORY—S.J. Res. 131: CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 137 (1991): Oct. 1, considered and passed Senate. Oct. 17, considered and passed House.