Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Passed Senate amended (03/26/2003)

(This measure has not been amended since it was reported to the Senate on March 20, 2003. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Expresses the sense of the Senate that: (1) all Americans should keep the victims of child abuse and neglect in their thoughts and prayers; (2) all Americans should seek to break the cycle of child abuse and neglect and to give these victimized children hope for the future; (3) the faith community, nonprofit organizations, and volunteers across America should recommit themselves and mobilize their resources to assist these abused and neglected children; (4) the Senate supports the goals and ideas of the "Day of Hope," which will be observed on April 2, 2003, as part of Child Abuse Prevention Month; and (5) the Senate commends those working on behalf of abused and neglected children throughout the United States.