Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Passed House without amendment (04/29/2009)

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Supports the observance of National Child Abuse Prevention Month in order to increase awareness of child maltreatment and encourage individuals and communities to support children and families.

Recognizes and applauds the national and community organizations for their work in promoting awareness about child maltreatment, including identifying risk factors and developing prevention strategies.

Urges families and individuals to report abuse or get help by calling the National Child Abuse Hotline at 1-800-4-A-Child (1-800-422-4453).