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[80 STAT. 1729]
[80 STAT. 1729]
PRIVATE LAW 89-000—MMMM. DD, 1966

80 STAT. ]



Whereas the Baltic peoples of Estonia, Latvia, and Litliuania have been forcibly deprived of these rights by the Government of the Soviet Union; and Whereas the Government of the Soviet Union, through a program of deportations and resettlement of peoples, continues in its effort to change the ethnic character of the populations of the Baltic States; and AVhereas it has been the firm and consistent policy of the Government of the United States to support the aspirations of Baltic peoples for self-determination and national independence; and Whereas there exist many historical, cultural, and family ties between the peoples of the Baltic States and the American people: Be it Resolved by the House of Representatives {the Senate concurring)^ That the House of Representatives of the United States urge the President of the United States— (a) to direct the attention of world of)inion at the United Nations and at other appropriate international forums and by such means as he deems appropriate, to the denial of the rights of self-determination for the peoples of Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania, and (b) to bring the force of world opinion to bear on behalf of the restoration of these rights to the Baltic peoples. P a s s e d October 22, 1966.


October 22, 1966 [H.Con.Res.1048]

Resolved by.the lIo\i>^e of Representative-s {the Senate concurring) ^ That the two Houses of Congress shall adjourn on Saturday, October. 2^>, 1966, and that when they adjourn on said day, they stand adjourned ^ine die. P a s s e d October 22, 1966.


Resolved by the House of RepreHentutive.s (the Senate concurring)^ That notwithstanding the sine die.adjournment of the two Houses, the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the I'resident of the Senate l:)e, and they are hereby, authorized to sign enrolled bills and joint resolutions (luly passed by the two Houses and found truly enrolled. P a s s e d October 22, 1966. '

October 22, 1966 [H. C o n. R e s. 1049]