36 U.S. Code § 109 - Father’s Day

(a) Designation.— The third Sunday in June is Father’s Day.
(b) Proclamation.— The President is requested to issue a proclamation—
(1) calling on United States Government officials to display the flag of the United States on all Government buildings on Father’s Day;
(2) inviting State and local governments and the people of the United States to observe Father’s Day with appropriate ceremonies; and
(3) urging the people of the United States to offer public and private expressions of Father’s Day to the abiding love and gratitude they have for their fathers.


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

Historical and Revision Notes
Revised Section Source (U.S. Code) Source (Statutes at Large)
36:142a (1st sentence).
Apr. 24, 1972, Pub. L. 92–278, 86 Stat. 124.
36:142a (last sentence).

In subsection (b)(1), the word “appropriate” is omitted as unnecessary.
In subsection (b)(2), the words “State and local governments” are substituted for “the governments of the States and communities” for consistency in the revised title and with other titles of the United States Code.

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