PUBLIC LAW 98-389—AUG. 21, 1984
98 STAT. 1355
Public Law 98-389 98th Congress Joint Resolution To designate the week beginning September 2, 1984, as 'Touth of America Week".
Whereas the children of our Nation, numbering more than fifty million, are this Nation's most valuable natural resource; Whereas when adults share their knowledge, experience, and wisdom with the youth of this land, they teach our children to become an integral part of society as they mature into adulthood and contribute their abilities to our Nation's growth; and Whereas all people in the United States can, tc^ether, strengthen this Nation's commitment to nurture in our children the development of strong democratic principles and sound, moral, and spiritual values which will help to make these United States a better place for all to live: Now, therefore, be it Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled. That the week beginning September 2, 1984, is designated "Youth of America Week". The President is requested to issue a proclamation calling upon the people of the United States to observe that week with appropriate ceremonies and activities. Approved August 21, 1984.
LEGISLATIVE HISTORY—H.J. Res. 597 (S.J. Res. 327): CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 130 (1984): Aug. 8, considered and passed House. Aug. 10, considered and passed Senate.
Aug. 21, 1984 [H.J. Res. 597]