CHAPTER 617

HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 10

PROCLAIMING THE MONTH OF MAY AS "OLDER AMERICANS' MONTH" AND EXTENDING AN INVITATION TO THE MEMBERS OF THE DELAWARE COUNCIL FOR SENIOR CITIZENS TO VISIT LEGISLATIVE HALL.

WHEREAS, the Delaware Council for Senior Citizens is composed of many senior citizen organizations located throughout the State of Delaware; and

WHEREAS, under our traditional American concepts, all our citizens, including our older Americans, are entitled to dignity and respect as individuals in our democratic society; and

WHEREAS, the Delaware Council for Senior Citizens believes that our older Americans are entitled to an adequate income in retirement, suitable housing, the opportunity for economic independence and employment and other rights enjoyed by the population as a whole; and

WHEREAS, the members of the General Assembly welcome Delaware's senior citizens to Legislative Hall and welcome their keen interest in the activities of the General Assembly.

NOW, THEREFORE:

BE IT RESOLVED by the House of Representatives and the Senate of the 127th General Assembly of the State of Delaware, with the approval of the Governor as attested by his signature affixed hereto, that the month of May, 1973, be proclaimed "Older Americans' Month" and that the members of the 127th General Assembly hereby wish to extend an invitation to all members of the Delaware Council for Senior Citizens to visit Legislative Hall on May 3, 1973.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the text of this Resolution be spread upon the pages of the Journal of the Senate and the Journal of the House of Representatives of the 127th General Assembly.

Approved May 15, 1973.