We at First Candle are reaching out to let you know of a promising piece of legislation now under review by the U.S. Congress, focused on improving resources devoted to improving better understanding and awareness around unexpected sudden death early in life, including SIDS and other sleep-related infant deaths.

Known as Scarlett’s Sunshine Act (H.R. 6931/ S 3521), the bill would work toward this end by focusing on reporting, analysis, data collection, training and education. Specifically, it would:

First Candle is proud to be an official signed supporter of Scarlett’s Sunshine Act, and we’re hoping you will support this critical legislation as well. Please call your senator or representative today to let them know you want this Bill approved so that more resources toward keeping babies safe and healthy.

Lead Sponsors:
Bob Casey (D-PA)
Johnny Isakson (R-GA)
Sherrod Brown (D-OH)

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
Read H.R.6931
Track the Bill

Lead Sponsors:
Gwen Moore (WI-04)
Tom Cole (OK-4)
Jaime Hererra Beutler (WA-3)

CALL, EMAIL OR WRITE YOUR CONGRESSMAN OR SENATOR TODAY!

Be sure to include in your communication:

Remember, they are YOUR representatives in Congress-they want to hear from you and will appreciate your personal feedback and connection to this crucial issue.

Please email us a copy of your letter so that we can include it in our advocacy efforts in D.C!