(a) Designation. - The last Monday in May is Memorial Day.
(b) Proclamation. - The President is requested to issue each year
a proclamation -
(1) calling on the people of the United States to observe
Memorial Day by praying, according to their individual religious
faith, for permanent peace;
(2) designating a period of time on Memorial Day during which
the people may unite in prayer for a permanent peace;
(3) calling on the people of the United States to unite in
prayer at that time; and
(4) calling on the media to join in observing Memorial Day and
the period of prayer.