S. 2185 (112th): Abstinence Education Reallocation Act of 2012

Introduced:
Mar 12, 2012 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Lindsey Graham
Senior Senator from South Carolina
Party
Republican
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Last Updated
Mar 12, 2012
Length
7 pages
Related Bills
S. 13 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 26, 2013

H.R. 2874 (Related)
Abstinence Education Reallocation Act of 2011

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 08, 2011

 
Status

This bill was introduced on March 12, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Mar 12, 2012
Referred to Committee Mar 12, 2012
 
Full Title

A bill to authorize the Secretary of Health and Human Services acting through the Administrator of the Health Resources and Services Administration, to award grants on a competitive basis to public and private entities to provide qualified sexual risk avoidance education to youth and their parents.

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2 cosponsors (2R) (show)
Committees

Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

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3/12/2012--Introduced.
Abstinence Education Reallocation Act of 2012 - Authorizes the Administrator of the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to award grants for qualified sexual risk avoidance education to youth and their parents.
Requires eligible education to meet certain criteria, including:
(1) being age-appropriate, medically accurate, and evidence-based;
(2) having as its sole purpose the teaching of the skills and benefits of sexual abstinence as the optimal sexual health behavior for youth; and
(3) teaching the benefits of refraining from nonmarital sexual activity, the advantage of reserving sexual activity for marriage as a key factor in the prevention of poverty and the preservation of physical and emotional health, and the foundational components of a healthy relationship and the advantages of bearing children within the context of a committed marital relationship for healthy marriages.
Gives priority to programs that serve youth ages 12 to 19 and that will promote the protective benefits of parent-child communication regarding healthy sexual decision-making.

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