"Constitution Day and Citizenship Day" is observed each year on September 17 to commemorate the signing of the Constitution on September 17, 1787 and to “recognize all who, by coming of age or by naturalization, have become citizens.”
Bill sponsored by Senator Robert Byrd. S. 2808 — 108th Congress (2003-2004). This bill was not passed. Senator Byrd's speech, September 20, 2004, in the Congressional Record when he introduced the bill. (150 Cong. Rec. S9371)
An amendment to the omnibus appropriations act; sponsored by Senator Robert Byrd (West Virginia). Requires all federal employees and all students at schools receiving federal funds to receive education and training about the Constitution on September 17.
Printed in Statutes at Large. Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2005, Public Law 108-447, 118 Stat. 2809, Div. J, Title I, Section 111, Dec. 8, 2004. Printed in the United States Code. 36 USC § 106