Florida Senate - 2015                             (NP)    SR 298
       By Senator Garcia
       38-00362-15                                            2015298__
    1                          Senate Resolution                        
    2         A resolution recognizing March 2015 as “A Safe Haven
    3         for Newborns Month” in Florida.
    5         WHEREAS, tragic cases of infant abandonment have occurred
    6  in Florida and across the nation, and
    7         WHEREAS, A Safe Haven for Newborns provides a safe and
    8  legal alternative to the parents of newborns who might otherwise
    9  be at risk of abandonment, and
   10         WHEREAS, A Safe Haven for Newborns provides the opportunity
   11  for other Florida couples to fulfill their dream of being
   12  parents by opening the door to adoption, and
   13         WHEREAS, in creating A Safe Haven for Newborns, the Gloria
   14  M. Silverio Foundation has provided invaluable services to
   15  Florida families and vital leadership in the effort to end the
   16  practice of newborn abandonment, NOW, THEREFORE,
   18  Be It Resolved by the Senate of the State of Florida:
   20         That March 2015 is recognized as “A Safe Haven for Newborns
   21  Month” in Florida.