H.R. 1303 (112th): Shirley Chisholm Congressional Gold Medal Act

To posthumously award a Congressional gold medal to Shirley Chisholm.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.



Mar 31, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 31, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills.

Provisions of this bill also appear in:

H.R. 2447: To grant the congressional gold medal to the Montford Point Marines.
Enacted — Signed by the President on Nov 23, 2011. (compare text)

Charles “Charlie” Rangel

Representative for New York's 15th congressional district



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Last Updated: Mar 31, 2011
Length: 5 pages


Mar 31, 2011

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H.R. 1303 (112th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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