H.R. 4130 (112th): Althea Gibson Excellence Act


Mar 1, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 1, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Donald Payne

Representative for New Jersey's 10th congressional district



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Last Updated: Mar 1, 2012
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About the bill

Full Title

To award posthumously a Congressional Gold Medal to Althea Gibson, in recognition of her ground breaking achievements in athletics and her commitment to ending racial discrimination and prejudice within the world of athletics.

Summary (CRS)

3/1/2012--Introduced.Althea Gibson Excellence Act - Requires that arrangements be made for the posthumous presentation of a Congressional Gold Medal in commemoration of Althea Gibson in recognition of her achievements in ... Read more >

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Mar 1, 2012

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