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.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for New Jersey's 10th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Mar 1, 2012
Length: 7 pages
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.
Mar 1, 2012
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H.R. 4130 (112th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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