To award a Congressional Gold Medal to the members of the Tuscarora Nation who fought to protect the residents of Lewiston, New York, from the British invasion during the War of 1812.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for New York's 26th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Sep 21, 2012
Length: 5 pages
112th Congress (2011–2013)
This bill was introduced on September 21, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Sep 21, 2012
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H.R. 6516 (112th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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