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 titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Florida's 20th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Feb 14, 2013
Length: 7 pages
113th Congress (2013–2015)
This bill was introduced on February 14, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
May 20, 2010
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 5359 (111th).
Apr 17, 2012
Earlier Version — Passed House (Senate next)
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 1815 (112th).
Feb 14, 2013
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Feb 10, 2015
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 839 (114th).
H.R. 715 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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