[USC02] 36 USC 117: Mother's Day
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36 USC 117: Mother's Day Text contains those laws in effect on October 21, 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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§117. Mother's Day

(a) Designation.-The second Sunday in May is Mother's Day.

(b) Proclamation.-The President is requested to issue a proclamation calling on United States Government officials to display the flag of the United States on all Government buildings, and on the people of the United States to display the flag at their homes or other suitable places, on Mother's Day as a public expression of love and reverence for the mothers of the United States.

( Pub. L. 105–225, Aug. 12, 1998, 112 Stat. 1258 .)

Historical and Revision Notes


Source (U.S. Code)Source (Statutes at Large)
117(a) 36:142 (words before comma). May 8, 1914, Pub. R. 25, 38 Stat. 770.
117(b) 36:141.

36:142 (words after comma).

In subsection (b), the text of 36:142 (words after comma) is omitted as unnecessary.