H.Res.452 - Recognizing and supporting the goals and ideals of National Adoption Month.108th Congress (2003-2004)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Camp, Dave [R-MI-4] (Introduced 11/19/2003)|
|Committees:||House - Government Reform|
|Latest Action:||12/02/2003 Referred to the Subcommittee on Civil Service and Agency Organization.|
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[Congressional Bills 108th Congress] [From the U.S. Government Printing Office] [H. Res. 452 Introduced in House (IH)] 108th CONGRESS 1st Session H. RES. 452 Recognizing and supporting the goals and ideals of National Adoption Month. _______________________________________________________________________ IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES November 19, 2003 Mr. Camp (for himself, Mr. Herger, Mr. Shaw, and Mr. Brady of Texas) submitted the following resolution; which was referred to the Committee on Government Reform _______________________________________________________________________ RESOLUTION Recognizing and supporting the goals and ideals of National Adoption Month. Whereas there are millions of children worldwide awaiting permanent, safe, loving homes; Whereas there are presently more than 134,000 children in foster care homes in the United States waiting to be adopted; Whereas approximately 120,000 children in the United States are adopted each year; Whereas an estimated 1,000,000 children in the United States live with adoptive parents; Whereas roughly two to four percent of families in the United States include an adopted child; Whereas 6 in 10 Americans have had a personal experience with adoption, meaning they, a family member, or a close friend was adopted, has adopted a child, or has placed a child for adoption; Whereas loving and nurturing families are formed every day when committed and dedicated individuals make an important difference in the life of a child through adoption; and Whereas on November 7, 2003, the President proclaimed November 2003 as National Adoption Month: Now, therefore, be it Resolved, That the House of Representatives recognizes and supports the goals and ideals of National Adoption Month. <all>