101 STAT. 382
PUBLIC LAW 100-64—JULY 6, 1987
on our society, and to reach those who are illiterate and unaware of the free services and help available to them; and Whereas it is also necessary to recognize and thank the thousands of volunteers who are working to promote literacy and provide support to the millions of illiterates in need of assistance: Now, therefore, be it Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That July 2, 1987, is designated as "National Literacy Day", and the President is authorized and requested to issue a proclamation calling upon the people of the United States to observe such day with appropriate ceremonies and activities. Approved July 6, 1987. p^-ty^'anT:
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LEGISLATIVE HISTORY—S.J. Res. 117: CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 133 (1987): June 5, considered and passed Senate. June 29, considered and passed House.