H.R. 2511 (110th): Garrett Lee Smith Memorial Act Reauthorization of 2007

May 24, 2007 (110th Congress, 2007–2009)
Died (Referred to Committee)
Barton “Bart” Gordon
Representative for Tennessee's 6th congressional district
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Last Updated
May 24, 2007
5 pages
Related Bills
S. 1514 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 24, 2007


This bill was introduced on May 24, 2007, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced May 24, 2007
Referred to Committee May 24, 2007
Full Title

To revise and extend provisions under the Garrett Lee Smith Memorial Act.


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51 cosponsors (40D, 11R) (show)

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Garrett Lee Smith Memorial Act Reauthorization Act of 2007 - Amends the Public Health Service Act to revise provisions requiring centers to provide appropriate information, training, and technical assistance on youth suicide to require such information, training, and assistance on suicide among all ages, particularly for youth.
Reauthorizes appropriations for FY2008-FY2012 for research, training, and technical assistance centers related to mental health, substance abuse, and the justice system and suicide.
Requires the Secretary of Health and Human Services to ensure that a state does not receive more than one grant or cooperative agreement for the development of youth suicide early intervention and prevention strategies at any one time. (Current law requires the Secretary to ensure that each state is awarded only one such grant or cooperative agreement.) Reauthorizes appropriations for FY2008-FY2012 for such grants or cooperative agreements.
Reauthorizes appropriations for FY2008-FY2012 for grants to institutions of higher education for services to students with mental and behavioral health problems.

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