Technical Rescue

Bill Signed Designating September 11 as ‘Patriot Day’

WASHINGTON — On December 18, President Bush signed a measure (HJ Res 71) that designates September 11 as Patriot Day. Each year, the president will issue a proclamation regarding the observation of Patriot Day. The U.S. flag will be displayed at half-staff in honor of the individuals who lost their lives as a result of the terrorist attacks of that day. The legislation was introduced by Representative Vito Fossella (R-NY) and passed unanimously by both branches of Congress.