HR 1046 - Hughes Spalding Children's Hospital; commend

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A RESOLUTION commending the Hughes Spalding Children's Hospital; and for other purposes.

Buckner, Gail M (95th) Ashe, Kathy B (46th) Stanley, Lanett (50th)
Orrock, Nan (56th) Stanley, Pamela A (49th) Pelote, Dorothy B (149th)
Status Summary HC: SC: LA: 02/10/98 H - Passed/Adopted
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House Action Senate
2/10/98 Read 1st Time
2/10/98 Passed/Adopted

HR 1046                                            LC 27 0470 
 
 
 
 
 
 
                             A RESOLUTION 
 
  1- 1  Commending the Hughes Spalding Children's Hospital; and for 
  1- 2  other purposes. 
 
  1- 3  WHEREAS, reading is fundamental for a child's ability to 
  1- 4  succeed in school and thereafter; and 
 
  1- 5  WHEREAS, a child who can read has an open door to the world 
  1- 6  through books about science, history, the world's cultures, 
  1- 7  geography, biographies and autobiographies of the world's 
  1- 8  great leaders, and a myriad of other significant subjects; 
  1- 9  and 
 
  1-10  WHEREAS, brain research that has taken place throughout the 
  1-11  United States has revealed that newborn babies greatly 
  1-12  benefit from stimulating experiences such as hearing the 
  1-13  reading of books and nursery rhymes, the singing of 
  1-14  lullabies, and the playing of classical music; and 
 
  1-15  WHEREAS, the Ready, Set, Read program that has been 
  1-16  established by the Hughes Spalding Children's Hospital is an 
  1-17  exciting, progressive program to alert parents to the 
  1-18  paramount need to provide newborns and young children with 
  1-19  stimulating and enriching experiences, such as the reading 
  1-20  of books; and 
 
  1-21  WHEREAS, the Ready, Set, Read program of the Hughes Spalding 
  1-22  Children's Hospital can make a significant contribution to 
  1-23  the well-being of Georgia's children by contributing to 
  1-24  school readiness and by enhancing the opportunity for 
  1-25  academic success. 
 
  1-26  NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE HOUSE OF 
  1-27  REPRESENTATIVES that the members of this body recognize and 
  1-28  commend the Hughes Spalding Children's Hospital for its 
  1-29  innovative and effective Ready, Set, Read program which will 
  1-30  provide enduring benefits to the children of Georgia and to 
  1-31  our state as a whole. 
 
  1-32  BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Clerk of the House of 
  1-33  Representatives is authorized and directed to transmit an 
  1-34  appropriate copy of this resolution to the Hughes Spalding 
  1-35  Children's Hospital. 
 
 
 
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Clerk of the House
Robert E. Rivers, Jr., Clerk
Last Updated on 04/20/98

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