H.R. 1815 (112th): Lena Horne Recognition Act

Introduced:

May 10, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on April 17, 2012 but was never passed by the Senate.

Sponsor:

Alcee Hastings

Representative for Florida's 23rd congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Apr 18, 2012
Length: 7 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To posthumously award a Congressional Gold Medal to Lena Horne in recognition of her achievements and contributions to American culture and the civil rights movement.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.

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History

May 10, 2011
 
Introduced

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Apr 17, 2012
 
Passed House

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Details

Cosponsors
308 cosponsors (197D, 111R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass
Apr 17, 2012 3:12 p.m.
Passed 410/2

Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

H.R. 5359 (111th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 20, 2010

H.R. 715 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 14, 2013

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