S. 2551 (99th): Youth Suicide Prevention Act of 1986


Jun 12, 1986
99th Congress, 1985–1986

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on August 12, 1986, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Jeremiah Denton Jr.

Senator from Alabama


About the bill

Full Title

A bill to create a National Center on Youth Suicide under the Office of Justice Programs in the Department of Justice.

Summary (CRS)

9/25/1986--Reported to Senate amended.(Reported to Senate from the Committee on Governmental Affairs with amendment (without written report)) Youth Suicide Prevention Act of 1986 - Directs the Secretary of Health and ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jun 12, 1986

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Aug 12, 1986
Reported by Committee

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 2551”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


1 cosponsors (1R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

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