R 204
2001-H 6415
Enacted 5/15/2001

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Introduced By:  Representatives Dennigan, W. J. Murphy, Caprio and Cicilline Date Introduced:   May 15, 2001

WHEREAS, The family, serving as the primary source of love, identity, self-esteem, and support, is the very foundation of our communities and our State; and

WHEREAS, Foster Parents assist the Department of Children, Youth and Families in its mission to assist foster children to become productive members of society and to promote, safeguard and protect the overall well-being of culturally diverse children and youth; and

WHEREAS, Foster Parents and their families are an invaluable resource to foster children and their families, and are committed to playing a meaningful part in a child's life; now therefore be it

RESOLVED, That this House of Representatives of the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, in recognition of the outstanding service to the foster children of Rhode Island by Foster Parents, does hereby proclaim the month of May as "Rhode Island Foster Parent Appreciation Month" in honor of their hard work and dedication; and be it further

RESOLVED, That the Secretary of State be and he is hereby authorized and directed to transmit a duly certified copy of this resolution to the Rhode Island Foster Parents' Association.

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