S.Res. 593 (109th): A resolution supporting the goals and ideals of National Children and Families Day to encourage the adults ...

...of the United States to support and listen to children and to help children throughout the United States achieve their hopes and

109th Congress, 2005–2006. Text as of Sep 29, 2006 (Introduced).

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III

109th CONGRESS

2d Session

S. RES. 593

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

September 29, 2006

(for himself and Mr. Warner) submitted the following resolution; which was referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

RESOLUTION

Supporting the goals and ideals of National Children and Families Day to encourage the adults of the United States to support and listen to children and to help children throughout the United States achieve their hopes and dreams.

Whereas the citizens of the United States celebrate National Children and Families Day on the fourth Saturday of June;

Whereas research has shown that spending time together as a family is critical to raising strong and resilient children;

Whereas strong and healthy families assist in the development of children;

Whereas strong and healthy families improve the quality of life of children;

Whereas it is essential for the adults of the United States to celebrate and reflect upon—

(1)

the important role that all families play in the lives of children; and

(2)

the positive effect that strong and healthy children will have on the future of the United States; and

Whereas the greatest natural resource of the United States is the children of the Nation: Now, therefore, be it

That the Senate—

(1)

supports the goals and ideals of National Children and Families Day; and

(2)

encourages the adults of the United States—

(A)

to support, listen to, and encourage children throughout the United States;

(B)

to reflect upon the important role that all families play in the lives of children; and

(C)

to recognize that strong and healthy families—

(i)

assist in the development of children; and

(ii)

improve the quality of life of children.