Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 105 Part 1.djvu/287

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PUBLIC LAW 102-51—MAY 29, 1991 105 STAT. 259 Public Law 102-51 102d Congress Joint Resolution May 29 1991 Designating the week beginning May 13, 1991, as "National Senior Nutrition Week". —'- [H.J. Res. 141] Whereas in fiscal year 1991 over 145,000,000 meals will be served in congregate settings to approximately 2,700,000 Americans age 60 and over, meeting the needs of both good nutrition and fellowship; Whereas in fiscal year 1991 over 115,000,000 home-delivered meals will also be served to approximately 728,000 Americans age 60 and over; Whereas the dedication of staff and volunteers in helping older people receive hot nutritious meals each day ensures the continued well-being and independence of so many older Americans; Whereas community-based congregate and home-delivered meal programs make possible the joint use of public and private funds and resources to serve older people; and Whereas since 1963 the month of May has been designated as "Older Americans Month": 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 May 13, 1991, is designated as "National Senior Nutrition Week", and the President is authorized and requested to issue a proclamation calling on the people of the United States to observe such week with appropriate ceremonies and activities. Approved May 29, 1991. LEGISLATIVE HISTORY—H.J. Res. 141: CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 137 (1991): May 2, considered and passed House. May 17, considered and passed Senate.