36 U.S.C.
United States Code, 2009 Edition
Title 36 - PATRIOTIC AND NATIONAL OBSERVANCES, CEREMONIES, ANDORGANIZATIONS
Subtitle I - Patriotic and National Observances and Ceremonies
Part A - Observances and Ceremonies
CHAPTER 1 - PATRIOTIC AND NATIONAL OBSERVANCES
Sec. 101 - American Heart Month
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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

Source (U.S. Code)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 2009 Amendment

Pub. L. 111–113, §1, Dec. 14, 2009, 123 Stat. 3026, provided that: “This Act [amending sections 190104 and 190109 of this title] may be cited as the ‘Reserve Officers Association Modernization Act of 2009’.”

Short Title of 2008 Amendment

Pub. L. 110–207, §1, Apr. 30, 2008, 122 Stat. 719, provided that: “This Act [amending section 140503 of this title] may be cited as the ‘Purple Heart Family Equity Act of 2007’.”

Short Title of 2007 Amendment

Pub. L. 110–26, §1, May 11, 2007, 121 Stat. 103, provided that: “This Act [enacting sections 300111 and 300112 of this title, amending sections 300101 to 300105, 300107, 300109, and 300110 of this title, renumbering former section 300111 of this title as section 300113 of this title, and enacting provisions set out as a note under section 300101 of this title] may be cited as the ‘The American National Red Cross Governance Modernization Act of 2007’.”

Short Title of 2005 Amendment

Pub. L. 109–9, title III, §311, Apr. 27, 2005, 119 Stat. 226, provided that: “This subtitle [subtitle B (§§311, 312) of title III of Pub. L. 109–9, amending sections 151703, 151705, 151706, and 151711 of this title] may be cited as the ‘National Film Preservation Foundation Reauthorization Act of 2005’.”

Short Title of 2002 Amendment

Pub. L. 107–323, §1, Dec. 4, 2002, 116 Stat. 2787, provided that: “This Act [amending section 902 of this title and enacting provisions set out as a note under section 902 of this title] may be cited as the ‘POW/MIA Memorial Flag Act of 2002’.”

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’.”