Summary: S.Res.43 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Passed Senate without amendment (02/02/2017)

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Recognizes: (1) January 2017 as National Mentoring Month, and (2) the staff and volunteers at quality mentoring programs who help young people reach their full potential.

Acknowledges that mentoring is beneficial in that it encourages educational achievement and self-confidence, reduces juvenile delinquency, improves life outcomes, and strengthens communities.

Expresses support for: (1) the creation and expansion of quality mentoring programs across the United States, and (2) initiatives to increase the percentage of young people who have a mentor.