S.J.Res. 266 (99th): A joint resolution to authorize and request the President to designate the month of June 1986 as “Youth Suicide Prevention Month”.


Feb 6, 1986
99th Congress, 1985–1986


Enacted — Signed by the President on May 27, 1986

This resolution was enacted after being signed by the President on May 27, 1986.


Pub.L. 99-324


Jeremiah Denton Jr.

Senator from Alabama



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Last Updated: May 27, 1986

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Feb 6, 1986

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Feb 20, 1986
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Feb 27, 1986
Passed Senate

The resolution was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

May 15, 1986
Passed House

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

May 27, 1986
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

This page is about a resolution in the United States Congress. 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.

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