[USC02] 36 USC 119: National Day of Prayer
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36 USC 119: National Day of Prayer Text contains those laws in effect on April 17, 2021
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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§119. National Day of Prayer

The President shall issue each year a proclamation designating the first Thursday in May as a National Day of Prayer on which the people of the United States may turn to God in prayer and meditation at churches, in groups, and as individuals.

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

Historical and Revision Notes


Source (U.S. Code)Source (Statutes at Large)
119 36:169h. Apr. 17, 1952, ch. 216, 66 Stat. 64 ; May 5, 1988, Pub. L. 100–307, 102 Stat. 456 .