Miami-Dade Legislative Item
File Number: 061688
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File Number: 061688 File Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Version: 0 Reference: R-829-06 Control: County Commission
File Name: ROXCY BOLTON RAPE TREATMENT CENTER Introduced: 6/2/2006
Requester: NONE Cost: Final Action: 7/6/2006
Agenda Date: 7/6/2006 Agenda Item Number: 11A1
Notes: Title: RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE COUNTY MANAGER TO ALLOCATE AND FUND $50,000 IN THE COUNTY BUDGET FOR THE ROXCY BOLTON RAPE TREATMENT CENTER FOR FISCAL YEAR 2006-2007 AND SUBSEQUENT FISCAL YEARS
Indexes: BUDGET
  ROXCY BOLTON RAPE TREATMENT CENTER
Sponsors: Audrey M. Edmonson, Prime Sponsor
  Bruno A. Barreiro, Co-Sponsor
  Jose "Pepe" Diaz, Co-Sponsor
  Sally A. Heyman, Co-Sponsor
  Barbara J. Jordan, Co-Sponsor
  Katy Sorenson, Co-Sponsor
  Rebeca Sosa, Co-Sponsor
  Sen. Javier D. Souto, Co-Sponsor
  Dorrin D. Rolle, Co-Sponsor
Sunset Provision: No Effective Date: Expiration Date:
Registered Lobbyist: None Listed


Legislative History

Acting Body Date Agenda Item Action Sent To Due Date Returned Pass/Fail

Board of County Commissioners 7/6/2006 11A1 Adopted P

Internal Mgmt. & Fiscal Responsibility Committee 6/15/2006 2C Forwarded to BCC with a favorable recommendation P

Community Outreach, Safety & Healthcare Admin Cmte 6/14/2006 2B Forwarded to BCC with a favorable recommendation P
REPORT: Vice Chairman Souto and Commissioners Barreiro, Diaz, and Jordan requested to be listed as co-sponsors.

County Attorney 6/5/2006 Referred Internal Mgmt. & Fiscal Responsibility Committee 6/15/2006

County Attorney 6/2/2006 Referred Community Outreach, Safety & Healthcare Admin Cmte 6/14/2006

County Attorney 6/2/2006 Assigned Eugene Shy 6/2/2006

Legislative Text


TITLE
RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE COUNTY MANAGER TO ALLOCATE AND FUND $50,000 IN THE COUNTY BUDGET FOR THE ROXCY BOLTON RAPE TREATMENT CENTER FOR FISCAL YEAR 2006-2007 AND SUBSEQUENT FISCAL YEARS

BODY
WHEREAS, Roxcy O'Neal Bolton has helped enlighten the lives of thousands of residents through her dedication and efforts, is known as the Florida's pioneer feminist and the founding mother of the National Organization for Woman (NOW), and has become a national inspiration to many women; and
WHEREAS, as an organizing member of the Democratic Women's Clubs in Florida and the charter president of the Miami-Dade County Chapter of NOW, Mrs. Bolton founded the first rape treatment center in the United States based at Jackson Memorial Hospital in 1974, providing much needed critical treatment to over 42,000 victims over the years; and
WHEREAS, the rape treatment center based at Jackson Memorial Hospital now known as the “Roxcy Bolton Rape Treatment Center,” deserves the support of this Board in the form of an annual line item allocation of $50,000 in the County’s budget for the Center’s mission of providing comprehensive quality medical treatment, counseling, Hotline and community education programs to the residents of Miami-Dade County,
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, that this Board hereby directs the County Manager to annually allocate and fund $50,000 as a line item in the County’s budget for the Roxcy Bolton Rape Treatment Center commencing with the Fiscal Year 2006-2007 budget.



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