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PUBLIC LAW 99-000—MMMM. DD, 1985

PUBLIC LAW 99-14—APR. 4, 1985

99 STAT. 35

Public Law 99-14 99th Congress Joint Resolution Designating March 22, 1985, as "National Energy Education Day".

Whereas, American homes, schools, businesses, and industries have made great progress this past decade in energy management and production; Whereas, the Nation's annual consumption of energy has decreased, but demand and imports still remain significant; Whereas, the energy crisis of the 1970's is over, but the energy problem of the twenty-first century still remains; Whereas, the development and wise use of conventional and alternate energy sources will require an energy educated public and an even more energy educated industry for energy supplies, distribution and management; Whereas, ongoing quality energy education programs in America's schools and communities will be required to meet the energy education challenges of the future; Whereas, the annual celebration of National Energy Education Day (NEED) brings together students, teachers, school officials, and community members to focus attention on the growth of energy education in our Nation's schools and communities; and Whereas, such a celebration should be conducted in a manner which encourages a deeper understanding of the role education will play in shaping America's energy future: Now, therefore, be it Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That, in order to promote and enhance energy education programs at all grade levels of public and private schools throughout the United States, March 22, 1985, is designated "National Energy Education Day". The President is requested to issue a proclamation calling upon the people and

Apr. 4, 1985 [H.J. Res. 160]