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File #: RES 11-1689    Version: 1
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 9/14/2011
Title: Recognizing Constitution Week, September 17 - 23, 2011.
Sponsors: Kathy Lantry
Related files: RES 17-1321
Recognizing Constitution Week, September 17 - 23, 2011.
WHEREAS, our Founding Fathers, in order to secure the blessings of liberty for themselves and their posterity, did ordain and establish a Constitution for the United States; and,
WHEREAS, it is important that all citizens fully understand the provisions and principles contained in the Constitution in order to effectively support, preserve and defend against all enemies; and,
WHEREAS, September 17, 2011, marks the two hundred twenty-fourth anniversary of the drafting of the Constitution of the United States of America by the Constitutional Convention; and,
WHEREAS, it is fitting and proper to accord official recognition of this magnificent document and its memorable anniversary; and,
WHEREAS, the independence guaranteed to American citizens, whether by birth or naturalization, should be celebrated during Constitution Week, September 17 through 23, 2011, as designated by proclamation of the President of the United States of America in accordance with Public Law 915;
NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Saint Paul City Council recognizes the  week of September 17 through 23, 2011 as Constitution Week in the City of Saint Paul.
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