H.R. 2616 (111th): Securing American Families by Educating and Training Youth (SAFETY) Through Nonviolence Act of 2009


May 21, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 21, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


John Lewis

Representative for Georgia's 5th congressional district



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Last Updated: May 21, 2009
Length: 3 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To authorize the Attorney General to award grants to eligible entities to prevent or alleviate community violence by providing education, mentoring, and counseling services to children, adolescents, teachers, families, and community leaders on the principles and practice of nonviolence.

Summary (CRS)

5/21/2009--Introduced.Securing American Families by Educating and Training Youth (SAFETY) Through Nonviolence Act of 2009 - Authorizes the Attorney General to award grants to state or local governments, educational institutions, nonprofit ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


May 21, 2009

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2616”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


17 cosponsors (17D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 5637 (110th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 13, 2008

H.R. 3054 (112th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 23, 2011

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