S. 740 (112th): Garrett Lee Smith Memorial Act Reauthorization of 2011

Introduced:
Apr 06, 2011 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
John “Jack” Reed
Senior Senator from Rhode Island
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
Apr 06, 2011
Length
21 pages
Related Bills
S. 116 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 23, 2013

 
Status

This bill was introduced on April 6, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Apr 06, 2011
Referred to Committee Apr 06, 2011
 
Full Title

A bill to revise and extend provisions under the Garrett Lee Smith Memorial Act.

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Cosponsors
16 cosponsors (14D, 1I, 1R) (show)
Committees

Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

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Library of Congress Summary

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4/6/2011--Introduced.
Garrett Lee Smith Memorial Act Reauthorization of 2011 - Amends the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize and revise a research, training, and technical assistance resource center to prevent suicides (the Suicide Prevention Resource Center). Expands the program's focus from youth suicides to suicides among all ages, particularly among groups that are at high risk for suicide.
Repeals provisions providing for grants to establish research, training, and technical assistance centers related to mental health, substance abuse and the justice system.
Reauthorizes a program of grants for the development of state or tribal youth suicide early intervention and prevention strategies.
Reauthorizes and revises a grant program to enhance services for students with mental health or substance use disorders at institutions of higher education.
Requires (current law authorizes) the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS), acting through the Director of the Center for Mental Health Services, to award grants to enhance such services and to develop best practices for the delivery of such services.
Permits grant funds to be used for the provision of such services to students and to employ appropriately trained staff.
Requires the Secretary to give special consideration to applications for grants that describe programs that demonstrate the greatest need for new or additional mental and substance use disorder services and the greatest potential for replication.

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