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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”.

Overview

Introduced:

Feb 6, 1986
99th Congress, 1985–1986

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on May 27, 1986

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

Law:

Pub.L. 99-324

Sponsor:

Jeremiah Denton Jr.

Senator from Alabama

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: May 27, 1986

History

Feb 6, 1986
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Feb 20, 1986
 
Ordered Reported

A committee has voted to issue 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 (House next)

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.

S.J.Res. 266 (99th) was a joint 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.

This joint resolution was introduced in the 99th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 1985 to Oct 18, 1986. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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