H.J.Res. 549 (99th): A joint resolution to designate June 1986 as “Youth Suicide Prevention Month”.


Mar 5, 1986
99th Congress, 1985–1986

Enacted as S.J.Res. 266 (companion bill)

Joseph DioGuardi

Representative for New York's 20th congressional district


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Mar 5, 1986

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This is a House joint resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 549”). A joint resolution is often used in the same manner as a bill. If passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and signed by the President, it becomes a law. Joint resolutions are also used to propose amendments to the Constitution.


83 cosponsors (47D, 36R) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.

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Related Bills
S.J.Res. 266 (identical)

Enacted — Signed by the President
May 27, 1986

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