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PUBLIC LAW 97-000—MMMM. DD, 1982

PUBLIC LAW 97-146—Jan. 30, 1982

96 STAT. 3

Public Law 97-146 97th Congress Joint Resolution To permit the broadcasting in the United States of the International Communication Agency film "Let Poland Be Poland: A Day of Solidarity With the People of Poland^'.

Whereas the Polish Action Committee has called on free peoples ever3rwhere to commemorate January 30, 1982, as a Day of Solidarity with the People of Poland; Whereas the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations, the International Confederation of Free Trade Unions (ICFTU), and other labor organizations throughout the world are commemorating this day with rallies and other observances; Whereas the President has issued a proclamation declaring January 30, 1982, to be Solidarity Day in the United States; Whereas the heads of state of many free world nations will join in observing Solidarity Day; Whereas these observances will be broadcast worldwide, over television and radio, to an expected audience of over 300 million people; and Whereas it is desirable that the people of the United States be aware of, and participants in, this worldwide effort: Now, therefore, be it Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled. That notwithstanding the second sentence of section 501 of the United States Information and Educational Exchange Act of 1948 (22 U.S.C. 1461), the Director of the International Communication Agency may make the film entitled "Let Poland Be Poland: A Day of Solidarity With the People of Poland" available for broadcasting in the United States on January 31, 1982, or within thirty days thereafter. Approved January 30, 1982.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY—H.J. Res. 382 (S.J. Res. 139): CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 128 (1982): Jan. 27, considered and passed House. Jan. 28, considered and passed Senate.

Jan. 30, 1982 [H.J. Res. 382]

"Let Poland Be Poland: A Day of Solidarity With the People of Poland" Broadcast release in U.S., permit.