U.S. Code, Title 36, Patriotic Societies and Observances

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Author: "U.S. Congress, Office of the Law Revision Counsel"

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§ 101. American Heart Month

     The President is requested to issue each year a proclamation—

     (1) designating February as American Heart Month;

     (2) inviting the chief executive officers of the States, territories, and possessions of the United States to issue proclamations designating February as American Heart Month; and

     (3) urging the people of the United States to recognize the nationwide problem of heart and blood vessel diseases and to support all essential programs required to solve the problem.

(Pub. L. 105–225, Aug. 12, 1998, 112 Stat. 1254.)

Historical and Revision Notes

Revised Section

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Source (Statutes at Large)

101     36:169b.     Dec. 30, 1963, Pub. L. 88–254, 77 Stat. 843.

     In clause (2), the words "chief executive officers" are substituted for "Governors", and the words "territories, and possessions" are substituted for "territories", for clarity and consistency in the revised title and with other titles of the United States Code.

Short Title of 1998 Amendment

     Pub. L. 105–277, div. C, title I, § 142(a), Oct. 21, 1998, 112 Stat. 2681–603, provided that: "This section [enacting section 220512 of this title, amending sections 220501, 220503 to 220506, 220509 to 220511, 220521 to 220524, and 220528 of this title, and enacting provisions set out as a note under section 220501 of this title] may be cited as the `Olympic and Amateur Sports Act Amendments of 1998’."

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Chicago: "U.S. Congress, Office of the Law Revision Counsel", "§ 101. American Heart Month," U.S. Code, Title 36, Patriotic Societies and Observances in U.S. Code, Title 36, Patriotic Societies and Observances (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 2002), Original Sources, accessed May 29, 2024, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=492YPJLR4TVJGVM.

MLA: "U.S. Congress, Office of the Law Revision Counsel". "§ 101. American Heart Month." U.S. Code, Title 36, Patriotic Societies and Observances, in U.S. Code, Title 36, Patriotic Societies and Observances, Washington, D.C., Government Printing Office, 2002, Original Sources. 29 May. 2024. http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=492YPJLR4TVJGVM.

Harvard: "U.S. Congress, Office of the Law Revision Counsel", '§ 101. American Heart Month' in U.S. Code, Title 36, Patriotic Societies and Observances. cited in 2002, U.S. Code, Title 36, Patriotic Societies and Observances, Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C.. Original Sources, retrieved 29 May 2024, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=492YPJLR4TVJGVM.