[USC02] 36 USC 107: Columbus Day
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36 USC 107: Columbus Day Text contains those laws in effect on November 24, 2020
From Title 36-PATRIOTIC AND NATIONAL OBSERVANCES, CEREMONIES, AND ORGANIZATIONSSubtitle I-Patriotic and National Observances and CeremoniesPart A-Observances and CeremoniesCHAPTER 1-PATRIOTIC AND NATIONAL OBSERVANCES
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§107. Columbus Day

The President is requested to issue each year a proclamation-

(1) designating the second Monday in October as Columbus Day;

(2) calling on United States Government officials to display the flag of the United States on all Government buildings on Columbus Day; and

(3) inviting the people of the United States to observe Columbus Day, in schools and churches, or other suitable places, with appropriate ceremonies that express the public sentiment befitting the anniversary of the discovery of America.

( Pub. L. 105–225, Aug. 12, 1998, 112 Stat. 1256 .)

Historical and Revision Notes
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Section

Source (U.S. Code)Source (Statutes at Large)
107 36:146. Apr. 30, 1934, ch. 184, 48 Stat. 657 .

In clause (1), the words "the 2d Monday in October" are substituted for "October 12" in the Act of April 30, 1934 (ch. 184, 48 Stat. 657), because of section 1(b) of the Act of June 28, 1968 (Public Law 90–363, 82 Stat. 250).