Claim: A Congressional resolution has established a National Day of Reconciliation.
Origins: The U.S. Congress
has approved a variety of resolutions dealing with aspects of the terrorist attacks on America since
Senate Concurrent Resolution 83, agreed to on
Resolved by the Senate (the House of Representatives concurring),
SECTION 1. USE OF ROTUNDA OF THE CAPITOL.
The rotunda of the Capitol is authorized to be used at any time on
(1) the 2 Houses of Congress shall assemble in the rotunda with the Chaplain of the House of Representatives and the Chaplain of the Senate in attendance; and
(2) during this assembly, the Members of the
(A) the champion of hope;
(B) the vindicator of the defenseless; and
(C) the guardian of freedom.
SEC. 2. PHYSICAL PREPARATIONS FOR THE ASSEMBLY.
Physical preparations for the assembly shall be carried out in accordance with such conditions as the Architect of the Capitol may prescribe.
Last updated: 15 April 2008